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ACG Silicon Valley Bronze Sponsors 2014
Our Sponsors in the News

Thierry Jenar as Market President for Silicon Valley, CA.


Congrats to Thierry Jenar!
Citibank announced Thierry Jenar as
Market President for Silicon Valley and Senior Group Head of Citi Commercial Bank’s Technology Banking Group, Silicon Valley, CA.

Silicon Valley Business Journal Announcement

Highlighting Our Members

James Stameson

President and CEO
Plasma Ruggedized Solutions

Congratulations to our ACGSV Member, James Stameson and his company, Plasma Ruggedized Solutions.  Recently recognized by Aviation Week as an "A&D Company to Watch!"
Note from our CEO
ACGSV CEO, Sally Pera

"Proud that during the ACGSV 2012-2013 program calendar year, four CEO members of our ACG Silicon Valley Community got new CEO positions from ACGSV's connectivity and referral."
-Sally Pera, CEO, ACG Silicon Valley

Contact ACG Silicon Valley
Tom Shanahan 
Chairman, ACG Silicon Valley
(650) 854-9111
Sally Pera
CEO, ACG Silicon Valley
(650) 533-5337
Sonya Duffin
VP of Operations
(408) 510-7017
Mailing Address
ACG Silicon Valley
c/o Sonya Duffin
20660 Stevens Creek Blvd. #278
Cupertino, CA. 95014
About ACG Membership
ACG Silicon Valley


Corporate executive &
senior management 

Venture capital
investment banking
& private equity


Read more about
ACG Silicon Valley Membership here
Welcome to ACG Silicon Valley
Welcome to ACG Silicon Valley
Why ACG Silicon Valley?

Thierry Jenar, National Director, Middle Market Technology with Citi Commercial Bank discusses why he values ACGSV at the 2013 ACG Silicon Valley U.S. Trust GROW! Awards.

BINGHAM Partner, Jim Chapman discusses the outstanding benefits that ACGSV provides during the 2013 ACG Silicon Valley U.S. Trust GROW! Awards.



May 6, 2014

Featuring Keynote, John L. Hennessy
President, Stanford University


Some of the many wonderful highlights from our
Ninth Annual GROW! Awards held
May 1, 2013 at the Computer History Museum


Our CEO, Sally Pera, opening the NInth Annual ACG Silicon Valley U.S. Trust GROW! Awards


2013 GROW! Awards

Enjoying the reception at the 2013 GROW! Awards.
MIchael Boyd, Apple; Bill Wiles, Scent Sciences; Sally Pera, ACGSV; Harun Sevimli, Amerturk

Krishna Rao and Robert K. Jackler, MD at GROW Awards 2013

ACG Board Member Krishna Rao captivates
Robert K. Jackler, MD in discussion prior to the ceremony.

Photos © Claudine Gossett Photography

Benefiting the Computer History Museum

Computer History Museum
Our Calendar
Keynote Program

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Reinventing Fire
An Evening with Amory Lovins 
Chairman and Chief Scientist Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Reinvention of America: A Fireside Chat
Dr. Mike Biddle, President and Founder,  MBA Polymers, Inc.
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO,  Commonwealth Club of California
Ro Khanna Author, "Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America's Future"
Joseph Quinlan Chief Market Strategist, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Commanding Attention for Competitive Advantage
Nir Eyal, Entrepreneur, Startup Mentor, Thought Leader
Ellen Leanse, Executive VP & Strategic Director, Eastwick
Geoff Puckett, CEO, Effect Design, Inc.
Shev Rush, Founder & CEO, SRPR | Public Relations
Greg Baumann, Moderator, Editor-in-Chief, Silicon Valley Business Journal

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

Large Companies Reinventing and Growing Through M&A
Todd Bradley, EVP Strategic Growth Initiatives, HP
Raj Singh,
 Lead Corporate Counsel, Facebook
Tim Stanley, SVP Strategy + Innovation,
John Zdrodowski, Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intel

Diane Holt Frankle, Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP
Gunjeet Baweja, Managing Director, Head of West Coast M&A, Needham & Company, LLC

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Reinvention in Silicon Valley: Public Policy's Effect on the Future of Innovation

Matt Tanielian, Co-Founder, Franklin Square Group
Chris Larsen, CEO & Co-Founder, Ripple Labs
Josh Green, Venture Capitalist, Mohr Davidow, Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association
Josh Mendelsohn, Co-Founder of Engine & Managing Director at Hattery, Formerly with Google
Mary Dent,
Co-Founder, dcIQ and Former General Counsel and Vice President of Public Policy, Silicon Valley Bank.

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
Sun Tzu's Rules for Winning the Talent War
Michael Abbott, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Eva Andres, Vice President, Human Resources, EMC
Ian Sharp,
 Senior Global Recruiting Leader, Google
Vicki Ryan, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Jive Software
Adrian Lonel, CEO, Mirantis, Inc.
Peg Wynn, Vice President of Human Resources, Telenav
Michael Malone, Moderator

Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Next Era of Corporate Innovation

Matthew Garratt, Corporate Development & Strategy, Salesforce
Stephanie Eberle, Director for Curriculum Development & Client Services, Stanford School of Medicine Career Center
Helder F. Antunes,
Senior Director, Corporate Technology Group, Cisco Systems
John McIntyre,
Managing Director, Citrix Startup Accelerator
Todd Meyerrose, Moderator, Managing Director, Poliwogg

Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
K-12 Education Crisis:
Technology and Innovation Step Up
Scott Barton, Principal, Preuss at the University of California, San Diego
Kirsten Grimm, Principal, Envision Academy, Oakland
John Miller, Board of Directors, Silicon Valley Education Foundation
John Porter, Superintendent, Franklin McKinley School District, San Jose
Leon Beauchman, President, Santa Clara County Board of Education

Thursday, Jun. 12, 2014
Foam, Froth, Bubbles or Bath? What Do Investors Think of the Current Environment?
Andy Wheeler, General Partner, Google Ventures
Hemnant Taneja,
Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
Vivek Mehra,
General Partner, August Capital
Sean Jacobsohn,
Venture Partner, Emergence Capital Partners
Aaron Gershenberg,
Moderator, Managing Partner, SVB Capital

10th Annual GROW! AWARDS
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

"Experience Innovation"
John L. Hennessy
President, Stanford University


Sponsor Circle

Special Sponsor Event

*By Invitation Only

June  2014

OSCS Sailing

M & A Circle


*By Invitation Only

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014



*By Invitation Only

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
Thursday, Mar. 20, 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014


*By Invitation Only

Monday March 3, 2014
Monday June 9, 2014
Monday September 8, 2014
Monday December 8, 2014

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