Declaring that Silicon Alley is alive and well in New York City, Jerry M. Hultin, president of Polytechnic University, opened a special forum to discuss the issues confronting the New York technology community. Silicon Alley 2.0: Emerging Shape, Impact and Future Directions drew noted industry experts, city government officials, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and representatives from large and small technology firms. The forum, sponsored by The Partnership for New York City and Polytechnic University, was held at the Hearst Tower on February 26.
The successful event was featured in a variety of media outlets, including:
- The New York Sun
- NY1 News – download the video (best viewed with Windows Media Player)
- News 8 Austin
- ClickZ News Blog
From L to R: Jason Rapp, senior vice president, mergers and acquisitions, InterActiveCorp; Dr. Nina Ziv, academic director, Institute for Technology & Enterprise, Polytechnic University; Steve Spencer
From L to R: Robert Lieber, president, New York City Economic Development Corporation; Kathryn S. Wylde, president and CEO, Partnership for New York City; Victor F. Ganzi, president and CEO, Hearst Co