Deb Schultz on Alley v. Valley for Ignite Bay Area


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Altimeter Group's Deb Schultz takes a humorously analytical approach to the differences between the east and west coasts for Ignite Bay Area, 12.8.09. This presentation can also be found at

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  • Deb Schultz on Alley v. Valley for Ignite Bay Area

    1. 1. Alley vs Valley <ul><li>A view from both coasts. [Technically NYC vs SF] </li></ul>
    2. 2. Hazards <ul><li>Falling cranes Earthquakes </li></ul>Text Deborah Schultz | |
    3. 3. The Whole Coffee Thing Deborah Schultz | |
    4. 4. Won’t leave home without <ul><li>Perfect manicure </li></ul><ul><li>Black </li></ul><ul><li>Metrocard </li></ul><ul><li>Three layers </li></ul><ul><li>Timbuktu bag </li></ul><ul><li>Bike lock </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    5. 5. Commuting Deborah Schultz | |
    6. 6. Closet filled with <ul><li>Heels </li></ul><ul><li>Black </li></ul><ul><li>Black </li></ul><ul><li>Suits </li></ul><ul><li>Flip flops </li></ul><ul><li>Fleece </li></ul><ul><li>Free swag </li></ul><ul><li>Gear </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    7. 7. Ah ,the weather Alley Valley Deborah Schultz | |
    8. 8. Tribal Wars <ul><li>Uptown vs Downtown [aka Brooklyn] </li></ul><ul><li>Never visit - Jersey </li></ul><ul><li>H&H vs Ess-a-Bagel </li></ul><ul><li>Marina vs Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Never visit - Oakland </li></ul><ul><li>El Farolito vs La Taqueria </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    9. 9. Saving up for <ul><li>A pair of Manolos </li></ul><ul><li>A “closet” in Brooklyn </li></ul><ul><li>Parking space </li></ul><ul><li>Wind turbine </li></ul><ul><li>A house in Bernal </li></ul><ul><li>A Tesla </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    10. 10. Rush out of office to <ul><li>Shrink...then </li></ul><ul><li>Spinning...then </li></ul><ul><li>8 o’clock curtain </li></ul><ul><li>...then 10pm dinner </li></ul><ul><li>...a party downtown... </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga or </li></ul><ul><li>10K run or </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga..then run to 7pm dinner so can be in bed by 9pm </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    11. 11. Drink all you want “ You’re hopping a cab home” “ It will take at least an hour to get a cab” Deborah Schultz | |
    12. 12. The Weekend! In bed, with Sunday paper, getting over hangover Up at dawn, hiking biking etcetera etcetera Deborah Schultz | |
    13. 13. Passion Topics <ul><li>Real estate prices </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Banking collapse </li></ul><ul><li>Guilliani [still] </li></ul><ul><li>Gas prices </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming </li></ul><ul><li>Tech standards </li></ul><ul><li>Arrington </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    14. 14. Startup/Tech Stuff <ul><li>Moving to dumbo </li></ul><ul><li>What have you done lately </li></ul><ul><li>Worship $$$ </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-social </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising: yeah,so </li></ul><ul><li>Moving to ‘the cloud” </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy pedigree </li></ul><ul><li>Worship code </li></ul><ul><li>Social graph </li></ul><ul><li>selling to google </li></ul>Thanks to Sam, Sean, Jeff Alley Valley Deborah Schultz | |
    15. 15. Jobs Deborah Schultz | |
    16. 16. Best Free Lunch via Sam Lessin Deborah Schultz | |
    17. 17. Bathroom Graffiti Deborah Schultz | |
    18. 18. End of Summer Obsessions Deborah Schultz | | Still trying to get back summer share deposit and trying to shed “share boyfriend” Still washing “playa” clothes and wondering what name of “playa boyfriend” was
    19. 19. If you are considering moving to the Alley <ul><li>Snark is a sign of friendship & bonding </li></ul><ul><li>Interrupting is a sign of bonding/agreement </li></ul><ul><li>The answer to what you “do” is your job </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |
    20. 20. If you are considering moving to the Valley <ul><li>Say “hi” to everyone like you’ve known them forever </li></ul><ul><li>Bite your tongue, count to 10, ok, your turn to talk </li></ul><ul><li>Take up a hobby preferably one that involves gear </li></ul>Deborah Schultz | |