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.
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
Dollar Shave Club
Code Intensives offer a deep dive into pioneering topics and ideas designed to stimulate new ways of thinking about your work, your teams and your life. Learn how a “design sprint” can help your team collectively solve problems, watch food scientists turn water into wine, get hands-on training with operating drones and determine whether legalized marijuana might impact your own business. We’ve designed sessions to stimulate analytical “left brain” activity and intuitive “right brain” thinking: Left-brain sessions will draw on data and research to foster critical discussion; right-brain sessions offer participants an experience, using hands-on activities and visual aids to engage participants’ innate creativity. All sessions are designed to give industry leaders like you a first glimpse into cutting-edge research in biohacking, space technology, the science of longevity and more.
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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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 bcg.com.
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 www.comcastcorporation.com 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.
Learn more at looker.com.
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 http://www.steelcase.com/
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.
Learn more at turner.com.
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.
Learn more at edelman.com.
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 https://hyperloop-one.com/.
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.
Visit PATTISONOnestop.com for more information.
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 https://www.flyvictor.com/en-us/.
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.
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.
For driving directions to the Terranea Resort, please click here.
The southern California Pacific Coast enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate with over 300 days of sunshine per year. Summers are dry due to a semi-permanent high-pressure system that sits in the Pacific Ocean and holds storm tracks well to the north. Warm air moving over the cool ocean in summer creates fog that moves in during the evening and early morning hours but almost always dissipates by midday.
The average year-round high temperature is 65°F (19°C). The average temperatures in late May and early June range from the low 70’s during the day to the high 50’s at night.
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.
Media, Recording & Photography Policy
Code Conference stage is on the record for journalistic and editorial purposes. Journalists may quote anything the speakers and Executive Producers say onstage in stories or blog posts. Interviews that occur offstage in the hallways or at social gatherings are subject to whatever ground rules are agreed upon between parties at the time of the interview.
Still photos, taken from your seats, are OK. We ask that you do not use flash so as not to distract or annoy the speakers or others in attendance. Do not stand or crouch in the aisles or near the stage, as this interferes with our official show photographer, whose photos will be posted online for use by members of the media.
Finally, video and audio recordings are strictly prohibited, as we consider the audio and video content of our stage to be copyrighted. Similarly, while we respect fair-use reprinting of short text quotes, we do consider full transcripts of the conference to be our intellectual property.
This policy applies to all conference attendees.