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Saturday, March 9 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Vanity Fair Presents Yuri Milner and Bethany McLean

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Vanity Fair Contributing Editor Bethany McLean interviews entrepreneur and venture capitalist Yuri Milner. Milner, founder of Digital Sky Technologies (now separate entities Mail.ru and DST Global) is known for his savvy internet and social media investments in companies such as Facebook,Twitter, Spotify, AirBnb, and others, and his funding of YCombinator backed companies through YC VC. McLean will ask Milner about his investment thinking as well as his recent establishment of the Fundamental Physics Prize, awarded for transformative advances physics, currently the most lucrative academic prize in the world. Milner has been on Vanity Fair's New Establishment List of the most influential people in technology and media for the last two years.
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Bethany Mclean

Contributing EditorVanity FairBethany McLean is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. She graduated from Williams College in 1992 and spent the next three years at Goldman Sachs. In 1995, she joined Fortune Magazine as a reporter, and eventually became an editor-at-large. She co-authored... Read More →
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Yuri Milner

EntrepreneurDST GlobalYuri founded Mail.ru Group in 1999. Under his leadership, Mail.ru Group became the leading European Internet company. Yuri took that business public in 2010, stepping down from his role of Chairman at the beginning of 2012 to focus his efforts on global Internet... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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