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Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Diamond Sponsor, Citi
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ACG Silicon Valley Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
ACG Silicon Valley Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors
Highlighting Our Members

Anthony Sandberg
June 2015
ACG Sponsor OCSC Sailing
Focus on Inner City Education

2014 ACGSV at the GIANTS game!

MAY 16, 2014
ACG Silicon Valley Members and guests enjoying an evening at the San Francisco Giants game, thanks to our wonderful sponsor, Deloitte!

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

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

Branding – Marc Rudov
About ACG Membership
ACG Silicon Valley


Corporate executive &
senior management 

Venture capital
investment banking
& private equity


Read more about
ACG Silicon Valley Membership here
Contact ACG Silicon Valley
Sally Pera
CEO, ACG Silicon Valley
(650) 533-5337

Mailing Address
ACG Silicon Valley
20660 Stevens Creek Blvd. #278
Cupertino, CA. 95014
Welcome to ACG Silicon Valley
Welcome to ACG Silicon Valley
Thank You!

ACG Silicon Valley Panel Highlight

The Silicon Valley Footprint
Importance of Highly Skilled Immigration


Special thank you to everyone that attended our
10th Annual GROW! Awards at the Computer History Museum.

ACG Silicon Valley GROW! Awards 2014

Read our Press Release here.

Read more about it with the
Silicon Valley Business Journal!


Computer History Museum

Irwin Federman and Ramon Nuñez
Guests Irwin Federman, Chairman of the Board, USVP and Ramon Nuñez, CEO of LiveHive, Inc.
enjoy our cocktail reception in the lobby of the Computer History Museum.

ACGSV, CEO, Sally Pera and Dr. Shampa Banerjee
ACGSV Board Member, Dr. Shampa Banerjee and ACGSV CEO, Sally Pera
enjoy a candid moment during our cocktail reception.

Michael Malone, Ayna Agarwal and Mike Foulkes
Always found with a captive audience, Author, Writer and Professor, Michael Malone shares a
memorable story with guests Mike Foulkes, Apple and Founder & CEO of She++, Ayna Agarwal

John L. Hennessy, president of Stanford University, keynoted the awards ceremony,
Stanford University President, John L. Hennessy,
keynoted the awards ceremony.

Jim Stameson, Sally Pera and John Stringer
ACGSV Board Member, Jim Stameson, ACGSV CEO, Sally Pera, and
ACGSV Board Member, John Stringer

President, John L. Hennessy and Cloud Parity Inc. Co-Founders, Michael Dove and Ed Frank
President, John L. Hennessy, Ed Frank and Michael Dove
Cloud Parity Inc.

Marc Compton,  Underwriting Sponsor, U.S. Trust
Marc Compton, Managing Director, Market Executive, U.S. Trust shares
an inspiring story of their founder,
Amadeo Giannini

Judy Little, Pam Evans and Jan Uddenfeldt
ACGSV Board Member Pam Evans, ACGSV Member Judy Little
and guest Jan Uddenfeldt enjoy their conversation before dinner.

Jim Chapman
James C. Chapman, Partner with Bingham McCutchen, LLP, 
announces our ACG Silicon Valley Member of the Year,
Maya Strelar-Migotti, Ericsson, VP,
Product Development IP and Broadband and Head of Ericsson Silicon Valley Site

Photos © Claudine Gossett Photography

Why ACG Silicon Valley?

Maya Strelar-Migotti, Vice President, Head of Development Unit IP & Broadband, Head of Ericsson Silicon Valley Site discusses the outstanding benefits that ACGSV provides.

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.

People are Saying...

What people are saying about ACGSV
What's Next!

ACG Silicon Valley Presents:
Public vs. Private: Venture-Backed Companies
The Challenges of Rapid Growth

General Partner, US Venture Partners
Chairman, Mellanox, Inc.
Former Chairmman, SanDisk
Former Vice-Chairman, AMD
Former Chairman, Semiconductor Industry Association
Founder & Senior Partner
Woodside Capital Partners
Lecturer in Law
Stanford Law School


THURSDAY, October 16, 2014
6 PM - 8:45 PM


Special Event

Digital Omnivore
Deloitte's 8th Annual Digital Democracy Survey


SETI Institute
189 Bernardo Avenue Suite 100
Mountan View, CA 94043

TUESDAY, September 30, 2014
8 AM -10 AM



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

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The Silicon Valley Talent Footprint & Importance of Highly Skilled Immigration

Ms. Weili Dai
, President and Co-founder, Marvell Technology Group
Joe Green, Founder & President,
Daniel J. Warmenhoven, Former CEO, NetApp
Michael Malone, Author, Journalist, World-renowned Technology Writer
Vivek Wadhwa, Author, "The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent"

Thursday, October. 16, 2014
Public vs Private: venture-backed companies and the challenges of rapid growth

Todd Meyerrose,
Co-Founder, PathDrugomics
John Kotsier, VP of Product, VentureBeat
Jeff Karan, Founder and Senior Partner, Woodside Capital Partners


Watch for Date and Keynote
May 2015
Eleventh Annual GROW! Awards

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  2015

OSCS Sailing

M & A Circle


*By Invitation Only

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015



*By Invitation Only

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015



*By Invitation Only

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
Monday, Mar. 2, 2015
Monday, June 8, 2015
Monday, Sept. 14, 2015
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

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