European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Thought Leaders Seminar

European Media & Tech Reporting in Europe
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:45pm
Hewlett 201
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Abstract / Description: 

For this fifth session, we present for the first time a panel of leading European tech journalists from top print and online media outlets who cover the technology startup and innovation scenes in Silicon Valley and major European countries.


Mondays 4:30pm @ Hewlett 201 Auditorium [ @Europreneurs ] Stanford Engineering's 'European Innovation & Entrepreneurship' (ME421) is a weekly speaker series - now entering Year Seven - that presents industry leaders from Europe's hitech startup, venture finance, corporate, university research & technology commercialization communities to share their insights and experiences with aspiring and veteran entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley.

Mike Butcher - Editor-At-Large, TechCrunch Europe; Co-Founder, TechHub (UK)
Mike Butcher is TechCrunch's "Editor At Large." As such he has a roving brief to write about Startups, Venture Capital, technology trends and emerging markets. A former grunge rock drummer, he became a long-time journalist, and has since written for UK national newspapers and magazines including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The New Statesman. Mike is also a co-founder and shareholder of TechHub, a service company for startups with several locations in Europe. Mike is the founder and on the steering committee of Coadec, the Coalition for a Digital Economy, which works to lobby for legislation that fosters a sustainable and innovative digital economy for the UK. He also serves on the Mayor of London's "Smart London" Board, advising on Smart Cities and Entrepreneurship.

Matthias Hohensee - Bureau Chief-Silicon Valley, Wirtschaftswoche (DE)
Matthias Hohensee ist US-Korrespondent der Wirtschaftswoche und lebt seit 1998 im Silicon Valley. Dort beobachtete er vor Ort den Aufstieg von Unternehmen wie Yahoo, Ebay, Google und Facebook und so ziemlich jeden einflussreichen Internet-Unternehmer interviewt. Für die Printausgabe schreibt er seit rund zehn Jahren die Kolumne "Valley Talk", die Trends, Geschäftsmodelle und Unternehmer aus dem kalifornischen Hightech-Eldorado vorstellt. Für seine Reportagen über Google und den Silicon Valley Unternehmer Andreas von Bechtolsheim erhielt er den Georg von Holtzbrinck Preis für Wirtschaftspublizistik.

Jérôme Marin - San Francisco Correspondent, Le Monde (FR)
Jerome Marin is San Francisco Correspondent for France's Le Monde newspaper since 2012. From 2010 to 2012, he covered Wall Street and the New York business scene for La Tribune newspaper. From 2007 to 2010, he served as a business reporter in Paris covering Wall Street and European business news for La Tribune and Economie Matin.

Rosa Jimenez- Silicon Valley Correspondent, EL PAíS (ES)
Rosa Jiménez Cano is the Silicon Valley correspondent for EL PAíS, the leading Spanish language daily, since the Spring of 2014. She covers subjects related to technology which emerge in relation with all the innovations, not only from a purely technical point of view, but also from a human one, with special emphasis on the stories of people and particularly those related to the Latino community. Before moving to San Francisco, she worked as a journalist specializing in technology from the editorial office in Madrid, where her colleagues voted her as the leading 'change maker'. Since 2010, her work has taken her to the United States, Asia and a large part of Europe in order to cover the latest innovations in gadgets, applications and new narrative forms within the electronic entertainment segment. Her passion for new media led her to publish 'La Gran Guía de los Blogs 2008' and it was then that she was given the responsibility for the EL PAíS Blogosphere, the Cadena SER radio station and that of the AS sports daily, as well as their department of social media and participatory journalism.