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Priceline Founder Jay Walker to Discuss the Rise of the Internet Industry—May 1 at NYU

April 30, 2012
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Jay Walker, founder of Priceline, Walker Digital, and chairman of TEDMED, will be the featured speaker in the next installment of “Inside the Internet Garage,” an interview series on the Internet and its early entrepreneurship, on Tues., May 1, 7 p.m. at 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor (between 5th and 6th Streets).

Aaron Cohen, director of INC@NYU and an NYU adjunct professor, will interview Walker, in front of a live studio audience, about the rise of Priceline, the future of TEDMED, and Walker Digital’s inventions lab and patent portfolio.

“Inside the Internet Garage” is a new oral history series featuring personal reflections on the first 20 years of the internet industry. NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development welcomes tech industry luminaries to converse in front of a live studio audience. The series launched in late April with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, co-founders of AllThingsD and technology reporters for the Wall Street Journal.

The event, held at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is free and open to the public. To register and for more information on INC@NYU, visit: www.incnyu.org. Reporters interested in covering or attending the event must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu. Subways: 6 (Astor Place); N, R (8th Street).

“Inside the Internet Garage” is a project of Steinhardt’s Initiative for Internet and Network Culture (INC@NYU). Housed in Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, it aims to generate new knowledge about the ways in which the Internet and networked media are reshaping social life, culture, and commerce. Through industry-university partnerships, it serves as a nexus for scholars, entrepreneurs, and media analysts interested in the technologies, business practices, and social processes that have given rise to the Internet and its range of network culture.

 

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Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

Priceline Founder Jay Walker to Discuss the Rise of the Internet Industry—May 1 at NYU

Jay Walker, founder of Priceline, Walker Digital, and chairman of TEDMED, will be the featured speaker in the next installment of “Inside the Internet Garage,” an interview series on the Internet and its early entrepreneurship, on Tues., May 1. “Inside the Internet Garage” is a new oral history series featuring personal reflections on the first 20 years of the internet industry.


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