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Kunal Malik, 49ers CTO, to Keynote at SVForum's December 5th Sports and Technology Conference

SVForum, Silicon Valley's leading not-for-profit organization for tech innovation and entrepreneurship, announced today the official speaker lineup for its upcoming conference: "Game On! Technology Meets Sports." Confirmed speakers will represent everything from wearable gear to data storage for the NFL to the fan experience. Change is in the air, and "Game On!" attendees will be treated to in-depth discussions with the experts and pioneers who are making it happen.

Keynote speakers include Kunal Malik, Chief Technology Officer of the San Francisco 49ers; Ayasdi's premiere analytics expert Muthu Alagappan; STATS COO Stephen Byrd; Tim Chang, Managing Partner of the Mayfield Fund, and Fullpower CEO and camera phone inventor Philippe Kahn.

"This is a game-changer," said Susan Lucas-Conwell, SVForum CEO. "Discussions at this conference will have a far-reaching impact—we'll be introduced to ideas and innovations that will set the stage for the future. Sports technology is creating untold opportunities for both athletes and entrepreneurs."

"Recent advancements in technology have significantly changed the US sports industry - from creating an even more thrilling at-home experience for fans to improving the performance of athletes on the field," said Jon C. Gonzales, a partner with Procopio. "The game is changing, and it's happening now. We look forward to hearing from the vast array of speakers who will unveil the latest technology shaping a new horizon. Game on!"

"Game On! Technology Meets Sports" will take place on December 5th at SAP in Palo Alto, California. To follow the action on social media, follow and tag updates with #SVFSports.

About SVForum

For thirty years, SVForum has been the leading not-for-profit organization in the Bay Area, providing an unbiased source of information and insight to the technology community. SVForum programs create networks and relationships, providing education and access to resources both in person and digitally to a global audience. The organization reaches over 20,000 technology professionals annually, through more than 20 events each month. SVForum partners include global leaders Accenture, Deloitte, DLA Piper, IBM, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and SAP, as well as leading venture capital firms, service providers, and the Sobrato Family Foundation.

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