On February 8, 2013, at Parkside Hall in San Jose, Joint Venture Silicon Valley held “2013 State of the Valley Conference.” They discussed the need for greater regional cooperation to deal with the changes in climate, education and economic growth and immigration in the San Francisco Bay Area. Speakers included:
Emmett Carson, President and CEO Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Chris DiGiorgio, Co-Chair of the Board, Joint Venture Silicon Valley
James Fallows, National correspondent, The Atlantic magazine,
Michael Garvey, Former City Manager San Carlos
Russell Hancock, President and CEO, Joint Venture Silicon Valley
Ted Lempert, Children Now
Lenny Mendonca, McKinsey and Company and recipient of the David Packard Award for Civic Entrepreneurship
Kim Polese, Chair, ClearStreet
Tim O’Reilly, Founder, O’Reilly Media
Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose
Paul Saffo, Futurist and Consulting Professor, Stanford
John Swartz, Tech Team Leader, USA Today
Kara Swisher, Columnist, Wall Street Journal
Egon Terplan, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association
Susan Wojcicki, Senior Vice President, Google
Entertainment was provided by, Lynbrook High Jazz Choir, Peninsula Youth Theatre, Pioneer High Jazz Band, Santa Theresa High School Band and Stanford Kuumba.
France Diniz also attended this event.
Note: Attendees agreed to be photographed when they register for a public event.
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