SOURCE: Churchill Club

July 14, 2011 08:00 ET

Churchill Club Presents A Talent for Talent: Ari Emanuel, Co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, in Conversation With Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 14, 2011) -

The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced it will host the evening event, A Talent for Talent.

Ari Emanuel is co-CEO and director of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment agency, one of the world's top global talent agencies. He is also co-founder of Raine Group, a boutique bank whose private equity fund investors include Facebook founding president Sean Parker and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Emanuel has been ranked #4 on the Entertainment Weekly "Smartest People in Hollywood" list and also serves as the basis for the character Ari Gold on HBO's hit-series Entourage.

Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn, the Web's largest network of professionals which has become the place where companies go to connect with talent in virtually every industry imaginable. Under Jeff's watch, LinkedIn has increased its membership base from 33 million to over 100 million members around the world. LinkedIn's hiring solutions are used by 73 of the Fortune 100 companies and its site is presently adding more than one new member every second.

In conversation with Kara Swisher of All Things D, Emanuel and Weiner will share their respective views on the future of talent as a brand, effects of the convergence of traditional and digital media, what Silicon Valley and Hollywood can learn from each other, strategies for aggressive career growth, and more. Don't miss this amazing conversation and debate with two ascending leaders of our time.

Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor,

Ari Emanuel, Co-CEO and director, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment agency
Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn

Monday, July 18, 2011
Registration/Reception: 5:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.
Program: 7:15 p.m.

Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
2700 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Churchill Club has partnered with -- the Web's leading online provider for conference and event video programs -- to bring A Talent for Talent live and on demand for 30 days of unlimited viewing to audiences around the world. Register today and get exclusive virtual access to this premiere event. Available on at:

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About Churchill Club
The Churchill Club is an internationally-respected independent business and technology forum located in Silicon Valley, where CEOs, thought leaders, global business executives, innovators, and senior political leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. Founded in 1985, the Club is known for its smart, provocative conversations on the most current leadership and innovation topics. Its 7,000 individual and corporate members include senior executives from market-leading companies, investors, and entrepreneurs. Further information about the Churchill Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, can be found at

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