The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem – today released a new framework for the responsible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) aimed at promoting trust in the transformative AI models and systems that have the potential to benefit people everywhere.
SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas today issued a statement welcoming the White House executive order on artificial intelligence (AI), which takes meaningful steps toward putting the private sector and the public sector on a path toward wide-scale responsible AI development, deployment, implementation, and adoption.
Statement of SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas on Election of New House Speaker
Ahmad Thomas, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), today urged Congressional leaders to put politics aside and get back to work.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem – today congratulated Laphonza Butler on her historic appointment as California’s next United States Senator. SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas also invited her to participate in a Fireside Chat in Silicon Valley to drive dialogue and further engagement on the issues most important to the region and the broader innovation economy.
Ahmad Thomas, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), today issued a statement celebrating the late California Senator Dianne Feinstein as a passionate advocate and problem solver, and offered heartfelt condolences on behalf of SVLG.
As the leading organization representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem, SVLG supports the Governor’s proposals to streamline CEQA. These clean infrastructure projects – like water, clean transportation projects like Zero Emission Vehicle charging infrastructure and rail upgrades, clean energy and semiconductor or microelectronic research and development facilities – will promote jobs, strengthen California’s competitiveness, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The proposed reforms are essential to position California to compete not only for federal dollars but also private-sector investments at a time of great economic volatility and uncertainty.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (“SVLG”), on behalf of its 350+ member companies representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem, today applauded the joint statement of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) to insure all deposits at Silicon Valley Bank (“SVB”), or its successor institution, including those above $250,000.
The Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, America’s largest Thanksgiving Day race, returns in person on this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. The Turkey Trot has donated more than $11 million to date in support of local charities. More than 15,000 registrants are expected to participate in person and virtually this year.
Leading a coalition of California business associations, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) today urged the Biden Administration and Congress to accelerate implementation of the multibillion dollar CHIPS Act incentive program, which is critical to sustaining and strengthening the state’s thriving innovation economy.
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