HERNDON, Va., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Startup America Partnership Chairman and Revolution CEO Steve Case will keynote the organization's Titans event on Oct. 14 from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.
During his keynote, Case, who is one of America's best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists, will be interviewed by local venture capitalist John Backus to discuss the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship for getting the U.S. economy back on track.
A member of the White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, Case was chosen to represent America's entrepreneurs at President Obama's joint Congressional address on Thursday, Sept. 8. Case created Revolution in 2005, is chairman of the Case Foundation, and also co-founded America Online (AOL) in 1985 and served as AOL Time Warner chairman of the board until 2003.
Oct. 14, 2011
7 – 8 a.m. Registration
8 – 9:15 a.m. Program featuring Steve Case
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA
To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878 ext. 287 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
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703-904-7878 ext. 287 (o) or 703-946-0318 (c)
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SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council