CSQ 2016 LA Visionaries Summit Features Billionaire Changemakers, Industry Leaders, Honors Patrick Soon­-Shiong

C­-Suite Quarterly Magazine (CSQ) to host the 3rd annual Los Angeles Visionaries Summit on September 20, 2016 at LA’s premier five­-star luxury hot​el, Montage Beverly Hills​.

The day of the Summit, LA’s most affluent and influential Visionaries, Companies, and Next Generation Innovators will converge to exchange ideas, opportunities, and insight across industries, trends, and technologies. Through panels, presentations and keynote addresses that inspire ideas, connect leadership, build community, and forge partnerships, the Summit will unite the pulse of the region for the sustainable success of LA and the world. Topics will include sports, arts, technology, real estate, investments, entrepreneurship, entertainment and philanthropy sectors.

“Our vision is to have one meeting place where the pillars of the region from both private and public sectors can converge to discuss partnerships and progress at an unparalleled level of access and opportunity,” says CSQ Publisher and CEO, David Wurth.

Noteworthy speakers for this year’s summit include; CSQ Visionary of the Year 2016, Patrick Soon­-Shiong, self­ made Billionaire, businessman, surgeon, CEO of Nantworks, medical researcher, philanthropist, and professor at UCLA; CSQ Visionary of the Year 2015, David Bohnett, American philanthropist, technology entrepreneur, founder and chair of the David Bohnett Foundation and founder and managing member of Baroda Ventures; 2014 CSQ Visionary of the Year, Tony Pritzker, heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune and managing partner of the Pritzker Group and other notable community and business leaders. Other notables include Dr. C.L. Max Nikias, president of USC, Scott Minerd, Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, Gene Sykes of LA24, Rachel Moore, president of the The Music Center, Reon Roski, managing director at Majestic Realty, Ian Siegel, co-­founder, Ziprecruiter, Josh Yguado, co-­founder, SGN, Ned Colletti, former GM, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Jeff Stibel, chairman, Dun & Bradstreet who on August 22 recently announced with Kobe Bryant their partnership and his co­-funding of their $100 million venture capital fund under the new organization, Bryant Stibel. Stibel is due to elaborate on the deal during his Investments Roundtable at Summit.

Following the day-­long LA Visionaries Summit, speakers, sponsors and guests are invited to mix and mingle for an evening of cocktails, select hors d’oeuvres, and entertainment at Montage Beverly Hills. The evening will conclude with the Spirit of the Community Award presentation honoring the Visionary of the Year in Philanthropy, Art, & Culture, Patrick Soon­-Shiong.

Sponsors Include: Merrill Lynch PBIG, Deloitte, Cedars­ Sinai, Montage Beverly Hills, USC, The Music Center, and Guggenheim Partners.

To request access, seek sponsorship opportunities, or see the full list of speakers, please visit www.csqsummit.com, or email summit@


Since 2008, CSQ has been the luxury lifestyle brand and community for Los Angeles’s Billionaire Changemakers, C­Suite Visionaries, NextGen Entrepreneurs, Executive Advisors and those aspiring to that level of success and influence. Our mission to inspire, connect and educate our community drives CSQ’s integrated platform of print publications, online content, live events, and e­commerce centered on its four quarterly pillars: Innovation & Technology, Real Estate & Finance, Sports & Entertainment, Philanthropy, Art & Culture.
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An annual culmination of CSQ Magazine’s four quarters of content, the CSQ LA Visionaries Summit acts as a catalyzing showcase of the publication’s featured Visionaries, Companies and Next Generation Innovators. CSQ’s integrated platform cultivates the CSQ Community of influencers whose involvement with the CSQ brand supersedes copy. These integral culture­-shapers begin on our pages but then become a live and active part of live events and the lifelong CSQ network. The LA Summit acts as an encompassing platform for that network to connect, inspire and thereby enriching Los Angeles and the world beyond.