Thursday, December 11, 2014
DFR2014 and the socalTECH 50: SoCal's Tech Industry Celebrates The Holidays
Thanks to everyone who joined us last night for the Digital Family Reunion, where we celebrated this year's socalTECH 50, and awarded Belkin founder Chet Pipkin with DFR's Outstanding Achievement Award. We had over 800 people join us at the Skirball Cultural Center until late until the evening, in what was the largest Digital Family Reunion yet.
The evening kicked off with a panel with Chet Pipkin, CEO of Belkin; Abhi Nemani, Chief Data Officer for the City of Los Angeles; Oded Noy, Co-founder, AmplifyLA and CTO, TargetClose; Erik Rannala, Co-founder & Partner, Mucker Capital; and Matt Kozlov, VP Product Management, Telesign. The panel was moderated by socalTECH's own Benjamin Kuo. Photo of the panel courtesy of Mark Jeffrey, via Twitter
We also pulled the socalTECH 50 on stage for a group photo and acknowledgement, and presented Belkin founder Chet Pipkin with his award, and then it was all about networking, food, friendships, and fun.
Thank you to our sponsors who made this event possible!!