BlueYard Summit 2024

Navigating an Ultra-Volatile World

March 1920
Los Angeles, CA

Human progress has the potential to go near-vertical in the near and medium term.

But transformative technologies and geopolitical tensions will also lead to an environment of constant ultra volatility.

We are bringing together founders, builders, LPs, experts, scientists and authors to help charter a path through these times.

Tuesday Agenda

Resilience & Endurance

Rorke

Denver

Navy SEAL Commander & New York Times Bestselling Author

Macro Factors You Have to Think About

Carl

Chiou

Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets
William Blair

Crypto: Expert Q&A / Founder Roundtable

Joe

Lallouz

Founder, Bison Trails (acq. by Coinbase), Partner, Ambush Capital

Biology: Expert Q&A / Founder Roundtable

Jeff

Huber

Triatomic Capital

Computation, Engineering, Defense: Expert Q&A / Founder Roundtable

Joe

Costello

CEO, Inpho / previously CEO, Cadence Design Systems

Group Activity: Survivor – BlueYard Summit Edition

With

John Kirhoffer

Co-Executive Producer,
Survivor

Wednesday Agenda

Crypto markets

Beyond speculation - the emergence of the ultimate capital-compute-data-and-algorithms coordination machine

Joe

Lallouz

Founder, Bison Trails (acq. by Coinbase), Partner, Ambush Capital
Juan

Benet

Founder & CEO
Protocol Labs
Chad

Fowler

General Partner and CTO
BlueYard

Biology

How close are we to unlocking an era of health and sustainability miracles

Emma J

Chory, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Swamy

Vijayan

Founder & CEO
Zafrens
John

Lee

Partner
JAZZ Venture Partners
Mariola

Szenk

Investor
BlueYard

Defense and Re-Industrialisation

How liberal democracies can keep the edge

Chris

Miller

Associate Professor of International History
Tufts University

Looking Back to Look Forward

How history can guide us in navigating an ultra-volatile world

Niall

Ferguson

Milbank Family Senior Fellow, Stanford University; Senior Faculty Fellow, Harvard

Founders Track: The Art and Science of Communication

Sharpening a fundamental skill for hiring, leading, and fundraising

Professional Improv Artists

from Westside Comedy Theatre

Westside Comedy Theater
Navigating an Ultra-Volatile World