Chris Sacca and Soren Gordhamer at the Wanderlust Festival Speakeasy 2010





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Published on Mar 29, 2011

Chris Sacca and Soren Gordhamer discuss "The Yoga of Twitter" at the 2010 Wanderlust Festival SPEAKEASY Lecture Series in Lake Tahoe, CA.

The Wall Street Journal cited Sacca as "Possibly the most influential businessman in America" and he was also recently recognized as a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, annually selecting 20 of the world's most promising leaders and public servants under the age of 45. An accomplished venture investor, private equity principal, company advisor, entrepreneur, and public speaker, Chris manages a portfolio of over three-dozen consumer web, mobile, and wireless technology start-ups as well as an array of mature enterprises through his fund holding company, Lowercase Capital. Among his representative investments is Twitter Inc., where Chris was one of the first investors and works with the company as a strategic advisor.

Previously, Chris served as Head of Special Initiatives at Google Inc In that role, among other responsibilities, he founded and headed up the alternative access and wireless divisions. His most visible projects include Google's 700MHz and TV white spaces spectrum initiatives, the company's groundbreaking data center in Oregon and Google's free citywide WiFi network in Mountain View, CA. Chris also spearheaded many of Google's business development and M&A transactions and was on the founding team of the company's New Business Development organization.

Soren Gordhamer is the founder and host of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference. He works with individuals and groups on ways to live with less stress and more effectiveness in our technology-rich lives. He has been featured in various media, including GQ Magazine and Newsweek.com, and has taught classes on stress reduction to such diverse populations as youth in New York City juvenile halls, trauma workers in Rwanda, and to staff at Google. A former project director for Richard Gere's public charity, Healing the Divide, he organized the "Healing through Great Difficulty Conference" with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Soren's latest book is Wisdom 2.0: Ancient Secrets for the Creative and Constantly Connected), which applies Zen and mindfulness-based teachings to our modern, networked lives.

Stay tuned for more speakers in this series, including Shiva Rea, Adrien Grenier & Peter Glatzer, Chris Sharma, Schuyler Grant, Mariel Hemingway, and many more....

SPEAKEASY Production Credits:

Videos & Event Production by Shine A Light Productions (shinealightproductions.com)
Camera Crew: Shine A Light Productions, Blue Lotus Films (bluelotusfilms.net), & Shennon Sarich

Schuyler Grant's slideshow featuring music by Sonya Kitchell (http://www.myspace.com/sonyakitchell)

Moderated by Katilin Quistgaard, Editor-in-Chief, Yoga Journal (yogajournal.com)
Decor by MacFee Interior Design (macfeeinteriordesign.com)
Audio & Images by Journey Around Happy, Inc (journeyaroundhappy.com)
Makeup by Natalie Cusson (nataliecusson.com)


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