ETRE 2010 Cannes, France World Technology Leaders Meet

Cannes, France, Oct 18, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / prurgent) ETRE technology showcase today announced that technology pioneers and legends from more than 39 nations will gather at ETRE 2010, in Cannes, France, October 27-29. Also attending this invitation-only event are innovative technology entrepreneurs from up-and-coming regions, including the Baltic and Southeast Asia. As technology ties among nations become more diverse and intense, the annual ETRE event plays an increasingly important role in delineating the ever-evolving web of disruptive technologies. Attendees have many opportunities to discuss ideas, secure funding, create alliances, and build relationships.

This year’s ETRE event includes keynote sessions by Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Qualcomm Chairman and CEO, Mike Lynch, Anatomy CEO, Gil Shwed, Checkpoint Software CEO, Francois Bourdoncle, Exalead CEO, Roel Pieper, Pursuit Dynamics CEO, Guerrino De Lucca, Chairman, Logitech, Joanna Shields, Facebook VP EMEA, Joe Schoendorf, General Partner, Accel Partners, Jacques-Antoine Granjon, Chief Executive,, and Robin Saxby, ARM Holdings.

Discussions will be led by Ben Verwaayen, Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Girish Paranjpe, Wipro Technologies Co-CEO, Zohar Zisapel, Chairman & Founder, RAD Group, Chris Gent, Vodafone, Niklas Zennström, Atomico CEO and Founding Partner, Aneel Hansjee, Head of Corporate Development, Google EMEA, Bernard Charles, Chief Executive, Dassault Systemes, and Bernard Liautuad, Managing Director, Balderton Capital.

Other participants include Dennis Payre, Kiala CEO, Natalya Kaspersky, Chairman, Kaspersky Labs, Stefan Dyckerhoff, Executive Vice President, Junipter, Bruno Vaffier, Head of Global Innovation, Atos Origin, Mohsen Moazami, Vice President Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Systems, Steve Garnett, Chairman EMEA,, and Pascal Cagni, President Europe, Apple Computer.

The many topics at ETRE 2010 include “How to Succeed in Europe,” “Mobile: New Business Models,” “New Markets; Where is the Exit?” “When Everything Connects: The Pervasive World,” and “Can Venture Capital Be Truly Global?”

Founded in 1990, the annual ETRE event gathers over 300 participants from firms that typify disruption, innovation, and ingenuity in an environment fostering creativity, openness, and camaraderie.

ETRE encourages business and personal relationships and the exchange of ideas across cultural, economic, and geopolitical boundaries. It welcomes CEOs of private and public companies large and small, members of the media, the financial community, government officials, and scholars. It is a showcase for the entire technology spectrum including telecom, hardware, software, security, wireless, Web 2.0, mobility, digital media, and finance. For more information, or to request an invitation, please go to

When and Where:
Cannes, France, October 27-29, 2010.

Media Contact:
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Conference Contact: Anam Alpenia, Red Herring at: phone +1 650-585-3411

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