For a piece of Silicon Valley iconography, this photo is hard to beat
Below: The attendee list and who sat where, courtesy of Search Engine Land.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 18, 2011 3:35 PM ET
The White House has released the official list:
John Doerr, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Carol Bartz, CEO, Yahoo! (YHOO)
John Chambers, CEO, Cisco Systems (CSCO)
Dick Costolo, CEO, Twitter
Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle (ORCL)
Reed Hastings, CEO, NetFlix (NLFX)
John Hennessy, president, Stanford University
Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple (AAPL)
Art Levinson, chairman, Genentech (DNA)
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google (GOOG)
Steve Westly, managing partner, Westly Group
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook
President Obama is scheduled to meet Intel's (INTC) Paul Otellini in Oregon MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 17, 2011 6:23 PM ET
Kevin Johnson joined networking gear maker Juniper (JNPR) two years ago as CEO. A former senior executive at Microsoft (MSFT) who worked at IBM (IBM) before that, Johnson is Juniper's first outsider to run the company. I spoke with him recently about Juniper's disproportionate bet on research and development, how Juniper competes against Cisco (CSCO) and whether or not he still uses Microsoft products. An edited transcript follows.
Fortune: If MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Dec 14, 2010 12:54 PM ET
C-level positions don't get created overnight. So what is it about the cloud computing revolution that merits a seat in the executive suite?
The cloud: A once, well, hazy term that describes the increasingly vast array of software, applications, and data storage tools that live not on users' home PCs but on the Internet, is taking form. Cloud computing, as tech companies would have us understand it, encompasses all kinds of MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Dec 6, 2010 1:21 PM ET
In many ways, the networking giant is a better fit for the 26-year IBM veteran
Last week wasn't a total disaster for Cisco (CSCO) -- which got a $29 billion market cap haircut Tuesday after a disappointing earnings call that brought much of the market down with it.
On Friday we learned that Cisco had hired Mark Papermaster, the veteran chipmaker who was famously pried away from IBM (IBM) by Steve Jobs MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 13, 2010 2:23 PM ET
At $599, plus $25 a month for service, Cisco's (CSCO) new consumer videoconferencing product might seem pricey for the average household. But corporations could use these home systems to allow global employees to connect with headquarters during business hours. Srinath Narasimhan, CEO of Tata Communications (TCL), says remote employees are loath to go to the office for a 3 a.m. call in a video "suite." With a home setup, workers MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Nov 3, 2010 3:00 AM ET
A former Yahoo exec gets a funding injection for his plans to take on LinkedIn with a social graph that's more Google than (old school) AOL.
Posted by Dan Primack
7 Degrees, a developer of business applications based on the social graph, today announced that it has raised $6.8 million in new VC funding. Rho Ventures led the round, and was joined by return backers vSpring Capital and Parkview Ventures.
The company's flagship product MOREScott Olster, editor - Oct 13, 2010 7:01 AM ET
The company says its new video chatting device is just what people want. But a look at the competition -- and $600 price point -- doesn't seem to bode well for its chances.
There had better be an elite group of videochatters out there with cash to burn. Otherwise, Cisco Systems will be in trouble with its video-calling system, Umi. Cisco (CSCO) says it has done the market research to back MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Oct 8, 2010 12:13 PM ET
In the latest espisode of Techmate, Fortune Senior Writer Michael Copeland explains why Apple (AAPL) iPad pre-orders may matter, talks Cisco's (CSCO) new hype-heavy router, and breaks down how Pink Floyd may change digital music.
>Mason Cohn, Producer - Mar 15, 2010 10:35 AM ET
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