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May 30-June 1, 2017 / Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Why Code

This year at Code Conference, co-hosts Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg focused on the current convergence of tech, media and politics. For starters, we’re coming out of a presidential election where two of the biggest issues centered around email-server management and hacking, and where Twitter and Facebook played central roles in messaging and news platforms. Tech is no longer siloed — it has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, including our democracy.

The annual invitation-only Code Conference brings together a global community of the biggest names in the business, executive leaders and startups with bright futures for networking and in-depth conversations about the current and future impact of digital technology.

Over the span of three days, Code 2017 featured more than 30 industry luminaries, including former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Andreessen Horowitz founder and general partner Marc Andreessen, Greylock partner and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings, and many more who stepped up to be interviewed onstage. Guest speakers offered fresh insights and perspectives on topics ranging from net neutrality, the relationship between content and distribution platforms, ethical design, biohacking and commercial drones. More than 650 C-suite executives attended, and 550 companies participated.

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Who Attends

650 global C-suite executives from the largest global media organizations, tech companies and startups with bright futures.

To name a few …

Blue Note Records
Dolby Laboratories
Dollar Shave Club
Google Ventures
Greylock Partners
Goldman Sachs
Mattel Inc.
Nokia Technologies
Qualcomm Inc.
Ralph Lauren
Sequoia Capital
Revolution Foods
Verizon AOL
Walt Disney
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Code Conference is an invitation-only annual event for senior executives in the digital technology ecosystem. The event’s organizers develop invitations based on a broad set of criteria to insure diversity both at the attendee level and at the organizational level.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

12:00 PM
Conference Registration and Welcome Reception
1:30 PM
Reboot: Spin, Run, Stretch & More
4:00 PM
Opening Session
8:30 PM
Nightcap Gathering

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

6:30 AM
Reboot: Spin, Run, Stretch & More
7:30 AM
Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 AM
Power Breakfast Sessions
9:00 AM
General Session
1:00 PM
Lunch Break
2:30 PM
Reboot: Spin, Run, Stretch & More
3:45 PM
General Session
5:30 PM
The Night Market at Code
8:00 PM
Evening Session
9:15 PM
Nightcap Gathering

Thursday, June 1, 2017

6:30 AM
Reboot: Spin, Run, Stretch & More
7:30 AM
Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM
General Session
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Closing Lunch

Founding/Premier Partners

  • The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 85 offices in 48 countries. For more information, please visit


  • Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit for more information.


  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an industry-leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure


  • Looker brings data-driven decision making to every level of the enterprise. Providing a modern data platform that creates a single source of truth and adds value to data. Looker allows everyone – on every team – to access the data needed to make informed decisions, from anywhere.

    Currently powering data-driven cultures at more than 750 industry-leading companies, Looker is helping the likes of Sony, Amazon, Etsy and The Economist to bring their data to life by simplifying process and introducing new possibilities for data usage.

    Looker is redefining data culture, with a centralized data platform that delivers analytics that everyone loves.

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  • For over 100 years, Steelcase has helped create great experiences for the world’s leading organizations, across industries. We demonstrate this through our family of brands – including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, Details®, PolyVision® and Turnstone®. Together, they offer a comprehensive portfolio of architecture, furniture and technology products and services designed to unlock human promise and support social, economic and environmental sustainability. More information at


  • Turner is a global media company that creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses are some of the most valuable in the world and include CNN, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, FilmStruck, Super Deluxe, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.

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Supporting Partners

  • Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.

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  • Hyperloop One is the only company building the world’s first operational Hyperloop system. Hyperloop is a new mode of transportation that moves passengers and cargo from point to point safely, efficiently and sustainably. The company is reinventing transportation to eliminate the barriers of time and distance with its team of world class experts in engineering, technology and transport. With over 240 employees and headquartered in Los Angeles, the company is led by CEO Rob Lloyd and co-founded by Executive Chairman Shervin Pishevar and President of Engineering Josh Giegel. Learn more at


  • We are PATTISON Onestop, a division of PATTISON Outdoor, and we have a lot of impressive numbers. But first and foremost we build networks for people – networks used everyday. Whether that network is part of someone’s commute, shopping experience, or even home, our arguments, conversations and identity stem from a common goal to make these digital experiences an essential part of our viewer’s day.

    We lead the industry in experience, innovation, and customer service and we don’t stop there. Everyday we foster new partnerships across the country and expand our digital media portfolio. That takes a dedicated team of engineers, developers, researchers, analysts, and salespeople creating networks and helping you craft your communications plan.

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  • Victor is changing — and leading — the private-jet charter industry, thanks to a dynamic on-demand marketplace built on total booking transparency, seamless technology and 24-7 ͞high touch͟ customer service. Free from restrictive subscription contracts and upfront fees, Victor members travel when and how they want. With access to thousands of aircraft via a global network of more than 200 partner operators — all at the tap of an app — they are always connected and in control. Victor charter offers complete financial protection, and avoiding the busy hubs and procedures of commercial flights ensures quicker, passage and maximum in-air productivity — business travel has never been so effective, or stylish.

    Learn more at


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Terranea Resort | 100 Terranea Way | Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 | 1.310.265.2800

Code Conference will once again take place at the luxurious Terranea Resort, located on a breathtaking stretch of Pacific coastline in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, just 30 miles south of Los Angeles.

Hotel Reservations

Vox Media Live has secured an assortment of room types at the Terranea Resort for use by Code Conference attendees. Discounted rates start at $330 a night plus applicable hotel fees and taxes. You can select your room type when you register.

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Press Credentials

To apply for a media credential for Code Conference, please complete the application here. There are only a small number of press passes given out and an application/submission does not guarantee a pass.

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