Friday, August 8, 2008
Frank Quattrone Schools HABBO's President of "North America"
This is hilarious. http://www.mercurynews.com/vc/ci_9972936
"His legal troubles behind him, famed investment banker Frank Quattrone was back in his old role Wednesday as corporate advisor and tech industry sage. At the AlwaysOn technology conference at Stanford, Quattrone opined about the market reforms enacted after the dot-com bust, equity markets, the state of the initial public offerings and the outlook for innovation in the technology industry. Along the way, he dispensed advice to executives of three start-up companies lucky enough to have an appointment with 'the doctor," as the conference billed Quattrone. "It feels great," he said. "I feel like I'm a kid in a candy store." He should ...
The startups were:
* Teemu Huuhtanen, EVP Sulake. Sulake - a social networking and virtual world play.
* Lance Tokuda, CEO RockYou - a social networking site with 90M unique users.
* Phillip Alvelda, CEO MobiTV - a mobile content broadcasting company.
And once again, HABBO's President of North America has nothing meaningful to say, announce or contribute. But nice socks anyway!