An exclusive meeting of the top founders and investors in AI at the heart of Cerebral Valley.


Registration and Welcome Coffee

Coffee provided by


Morning Session

10:00 - 10:05
Welcome Remarks

10:05 - 10:25
Ali Ghodsi (Databricks) and Naveen Rao (MosaicML) with Eric Newcomer

10:25 - 10:50
Meng Ru Kuok (BandLab), Ed Newton-Rex, Alex Pall (Chainsmokers/Mantis VC), Emily Warren with Ellen Huet

10:50 - 11:00
Raquel Urtasun (Waabi)

11:00 - 11:20
Clara Shih (Salesforce AI) with Eric Newcomer

11:20 - 11:40
Chase Lochmiller (Crusoe Energy) with Eric Newcomer

11:40 - 12:00
Kanjun Qiu (Imbue) and Jason Warner (Poolside) with Alex Konrad



Lunch provided by


Early Afternoon Session

1:30 - 1:55
Reid Hoffman (Greylock) with Eric Newcomer

1:55 - 2:15
Dmitri Dolgov (Waymo) with James Wilsterman

2:15 - 2:35
Chris Lattner (Modular AI) with Max Child

2:35 - 2:55
Holden Karnofsky (Open Philanthropy) with Casey Newton



Snacks provided by


Late Afternoon Session

3:30 - 3:40
Sri Viswanath (Coatue)

3:40 - 4:00
Nedim Fresko (Amazon) with James Wilsterman

4:00 - 4:20
May Habib (Writer) and Alex Ratner (Snorkel AI) with Max Child

4:20 - 4:40
Vinod Khosla (Khosla Ventures) with Eric Newcomer

4:40 - 5:00
Mustafa Suleyman (Inflection) with Eric Newcomer



Appetizers and open bar provided by


End of event

Speakers Include

Reid Hoffman
Partner, Greylock

Kanjun Qiu
Founder & CEO, Imbue

Dmitri Dolgov
Co-CEO, Waymo

Chase Lochmiller
Founder & CEO, Crusoe Energy

Raquel Urtasun
Founder & CEO, Waabi

Meng Ru Kuok
CEO & Co-founder, BandLab

Mustafa Suleyman
Founder & CEO, Inflection

Clara Shih
CEO, Salesforce AI

May Habib
Founder & CEO, Writer

Chris Lattner
Founder & CEO, Modular AI

Jason Warner
Founder & CEO, Poolside

Sri Viswanath
Partner, Coatue

Vinod Khosla
Founding Partner, Khosla Ventures

Ali Ghodsi
Founder & CEO, Databricks

Naveen Rao
Founder & CEO, MosaicML

Alex Ratner
Founder & CEO, Snorkel AI

Alex Pall
Mantic VC / Chainsmokers

Holden Karnofsky
Director of AI Strategy, Open Philanthropy

Hosted By

Eric Newcomer
is an independent journalist and writer of Newcomer, one of the top outlets covering the business of startups and venture capital.

Max Child
is co-founder and CEO of Volley, the #1 AI voice gaming company, with hits like Song Quiz, Jeopardy, and Question of the Day.

James Wilsterman
is co-founder and CTO of Volley, the #1 AI voice gaming company, with hits like Song Quiz, Jeopardy, and Question of the Day.

Sponsored By

Key Details

Summit Location

201 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Google Maps
Directions & parking info on

Updates via Text

During the day of the summit, we’ll deliver timely event updates via text message at the phone number you provided during registration.

No guests, please

Only people with a confirmed ticket to the summit will be admitted — please do not bring guests.


You will receive a badge during check in — please make sure to wear this throughout the day.

Audio/Video Recording

Audio and video will be recorded throughout the day and may include images of the audience.
Wifi will be provided at the summit venue.


If you plan on driving to the summit, we recommend using the Performing Arts Garage, which is located four blocks from SFJAZZ. Parking is available for $24 per day.

Notice About APEC

The date of the summit overlaps with the APEC delegation to San Francisco.We have been told to anticipate significant street closures in downtown San Francisco on November 15.SFJAZZ, the venue of the summit, is not near the closure but APEC is expected to impact traffic throughout the city on November 15.Be mindful of potential delays when traveling to the summit.