SOURCE: Washington Technology Industry Association

Washington Technology Industry Association

November 14, 2011 16:42 ET

WTIA to Host Predictions for 2012 Event

Panel of Thought Leaders to Offer Predictions for the Year Ahead in Technology in a Lively and Entertaining Exchange of Ideas

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2011) -

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), North America's largest statewide association of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals, will be holding its annual Predictions event on Wednesday, November 16, from 5-8 p.m. at Herban Feast, SODO Park in Seattle. Which company will be next year's blockbuster acquisition? Will the IPO market pick up? Where are the big opportunities for the startup community, and what prices will the tech titans' stocks be trading at this time next year? Moderated by GeekWire's John Cook, a panel of thought leaders in Seattle's technology industry will answer these questions and more.

Registration is open to anyone interested in the future of the Washington technology industry, with discount registrations given to WTIA members.

Panelists include:

  • John Cook, GeekWire (moderator)
  • Frank Artale, Ignition Partners
  • Bruce Chizen, Venture Partner, Voyager Capital & Former CEO, Adobe Systems
  • Rob Glaser, Founder & Chairman, RealNetworks and Venture Partner, Accel Partners
  • Daniel Rosen, PhD, CEO, Dan Rosen & Associates

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Herban Feast, SODO Park
3200 1st Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134

Register online at:

About the Washington Technology Industry Association
The Washington Technology Industry Association, founded in 1984, is the largest statewide association of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals in North America. With more than 1,000 member companies representing more than 125,000 employees in Washington State, the association is a catalyst for sharing expertise, fostering collaboration, delivering key business services and advancing the value and global impact of technology companies doing business in Washington. The association's global partners are Aditi, AH&T Insurance, HTC, Microsoft, Regence BlueShield, Verizon Wireless, Vertafore and Wells Fargo Insurance Services. The association's funding partners are F5 Networks, Moss Adams LLP and RealNetworks. For more information, go to

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Chris Warfield
    Sterling Communications for the WTIA
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