Stand With New York!
On March 8, 2002, the New York Software Summit 2002 was an exciting gathering of industry leaders, professionals and major New York political figures. Over 1,200 attendees came together at the historic Regent Wall Street at 55 Wall Street, and heard keynotes from Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
The Software Summit was created and hosted by NYSIA, the New York Software Industry Association. There were many co-sponsoring organizations, including: AOL Time Warner, Cadillac, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Ernst & Young, Holland & Knight LLP, IBM, Information Builders, JPM Chase, Microsoft, NYC Dept. of Business Services, NYC Economic Development Corp, NYSTAR, Pennie & Edmonds LLP, Piper Marbury Rudnick & Wolfe LLP, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Rollins Insurance, RRE Ventures, SIAC.
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Hear the substantive speech give by Senator Clinton on the state of the tech sector, the recent tax incentive bill aimed at assisting Silicon Alley companies, establishing Centers of Excellence throughout New York State with the software Center based in NYC, and much more.
View Introduction (0:57 mins.)
View Address (31:04 mins.)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Mayor Bloomberg addressed the Summit attendees as both the mayor of New York and as a prominent business leader. Find out what he had to say about the promising future that the software industry has in New York and the vital role it will play in rebuilding the city.
View Introduction (2:50 mins.)
View Address (16:12 mins.)