CSIA DEMOGala right here in Denver!

We wanted to take a moment to sing the praises of a great Technology Organization here in Colorado, CSIA (Colorado’s Technology Association). They connect technology organizations and provide a voice for them.

CSIA is hosting a huge event, the 4th annual DEMOGala, on Thursday October 2, 2008, an event attended by Denver media and news outlets as well as huge technology companies from around the USA, such as Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Amazon and eBay!

If you’re interested in event and ticket information, please visit CSIA’s website at www.csiaonline.com. There will be over 1000 people in attendance, influential leaders of some of the biggest technology companies here in Denver.

Here is a list of just some of the 100 speakers and moderators who will be there:

Speakers and Moderators

Valeria Alberola, Partner, Q Advisors

Jonathan Abrams, Founder & CEO, Socializr

Phyllis Albritton, Executive Director, CORHIO

Gill Asakawa, Manager of Audience Development, MediaNews Group

Terry Ash, EVP Co Founder, VMIX Media

Micah Baldwin , VP Business Development, Lijit

Dave Balter, Founder & CEO, Bzzagent

Luke Beatty, Founder & CEO, Associated Content

Keith Berets, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish

Rick Brindle,VP eBusiness and Industry Relations, Kraft Foods North America

Hans Peter Brondmo, CEO and Co-Founder, Plum

Mark Caron, VP CTO, Catholic Health Initiatives

Robert Carrera, President, Pinnacle III, LLC

Xavier Casanova, Founder and CEO, Liveclicker

Vince Chirico, Mountain States & South West Regions, Google

Srinivas Chitrapu, IT Manager, Sun Microsystems

Tom Ciancio, COO, Fowler Software Development

James Clark, Co-Founder & Partner, Room 214

Peter Cobb, SVP and Co-Founder, eBags.com

David Cohen, Executive Director, Techstars

Bruce Cunningham, Corporate Attorney, Jones Education Online

Dan Daugherty, CEO, Rent Marketer, Inc.

Pete Dignan, President, ProtoTest

John Eckstein, Director, Fairfield and Woods

Charles N. Feinn, President and CEO , MicMatchMusic, Ltd.

Marwan Forzley, Founder & CEO, eBillme.com

Matt Frary, Founder, ROIRocket.com

Matt Galligan, CEO, Socialthing!

Greg Gianforte, Founder & CEO, RightNow Technologies

Chris Glode, Sr. Director – Product, Useful Networks

Steven L. Grandchamp, CEO, OpenLogic

Andy Graziano, CIO, Colorado Department Healthcare Financing & Policy

Dave Haucke, VP of Global Marketing, ISYS Search Software

Jeff Herman, CEO, Fuser

Tim Higgins, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Bridgeline Software – Denver

Tom Higley, Founder and CEO of iggli, inc.

Joe Hodas, Vice President, Communications, Consumer Capital Partners

John Hoholik, HomeAndAbroad

Dr. J. Glen House, Founder, Disaboom

Brett Hurt, Founder and CEO , Bazaarvoice

Karl Jacob, CEO, Wallop

Marion Jenkins, CEO, QSE Technologies

JR Johnson, Founder & Former CEO, VirtualTourist.com

Scott Johnson, Director of Emerging Business, Microsoft

Kimberly Johnston, Reporter, Business/Technology/Politics, The Denver Post

John Kembel, CEO and Co-Founder, HiveLive, Inc.

Alan D. Khalfin, CFO and Director of A&R, MixMatchMusic, Ltd.

Patrick Koppula, CEO and Founder, ffwd

Greg Kostello, CEO, VMIX

Alex Lange, Co-Founder and CTO, Roost.com

Dr. Mark Levine, Chief Medical Officer Region VIII, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Usher Lieberman, Senior Manager Corporate Communications, eBay

Alfred Lin, CEO & COO, Zappos

Laura Love, Founder & President, Groundfloor Media

Donald Lutz, President, Technetronic Solutions, Inc.

Dave Madden, CEO, WildTangent

Max Mancini, Senior Director, Platform and Disruptive Innovation , eBay

Ryan Martens, Founder & Cheif Technology Officer, Rally Software

Jeanine Martin , US Health Provider Strategist, Microsoft

Martin May, CEO, Brightkite

Margi Mellott, Senior Manager, Staff Operations, Sun Microsytems

Steve Merkel, Chief Information Officer, Data393

Michael Moe, Founder & CEO, ThinkPanmure

Kimbal Musk, CEO, Me.dium

Jon Nordmark, Founder, eBags

Bob Ogdon, CEO, SwiftPage

Steve Papa, Founder and CEO, Endeca

Rick Patch, CEO, LifePics

Vipanj Patel, Chairman, Taaz

Aaron Patzer, CEO, Mint.com

Krista Paul, Founder & CEO, Travefli

Stormy Peters, Executive Director, GNOME Foundation

R.J. Pittman, Director of Disruptive Innovation, Google

Jeff Potter, CEO, Exclusive Resorts

Jeff Powers, CEO, Flux Capacity

Scott Prindle, VP & Director of Technology, Crispin Porter + Bogusky

John Raeder, CEO, IQ Navigator

Steven Reading, Chief Revenue officer, Dogster Inc

Adeo Ressi, Founder, TheFunded.com

Rob Reuteman, Business Editor, Rocky Mountain News

M.H. “Rip”Ripley, President – Denver , HSR Business to Business

Laura Roden, CEO & Founder, VCprive.com

Nikhil Roy, Founder & CEO, Rudder

Thomas Ryan, CEO, Threadless.com

Adam Sachs, CEO, Ignighter

Heather Sachs, Associate Director, Public Relations, HSR Business to Business, LLC

Kevin Schaff, CEO, Thought Equity Motion

Mark Schroeder, CEO , Home&Abroad

Chris Scoggins, VP Product, NextAction

Munjal Shaw, CEO, Like.com

Mark Shedletsky, Founder & CEO, BlueHaze

Pete Sheinbaum, CEO , DailyCandy.com

Michael Sherrod, CEO and President , Examiner.com

Craig Smith, CEO, ServiceMagic.com

Barry Soicher, CEO/Founder, AdPerk

Tim Stevens, VP/General Manager, XO Communications

Matthew Taylor, Vice President of Managed Services and IT/IS Operations, ViaWest

Antione Toffa, CEO, Video Bloom

Sean Tonner, Founder & President, Phaseline Strategies

Dan Tuteur, Executive Director, Colorado Community Managed Care Network

Gregg Veltri, CIO, Denver Health

Todd Vernon, CEO, Lijit

Steve Ward, VP Rural Health & Hospitals , Colorado Hospital Association

Merle Waterman, CFO, Me.dium

Jeff Whitton, CEO, SuggestionBox

Jeff Wiss, Sr. Director of Marketing, MySQL

Mike Wright, Founder and President, GRX