5001 Great America Pkwy
Friday, October 30, 2020
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s premier event of the year is just around the corner and tables are selling fast! Join us and 1,300 top business, civic and political leaders as we honor our Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement awardee, Lisa Su, CEO of AMD.
2020 Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient:
Lisa Su, President and CEO, AMD
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is proud to announce that Dr. Lisa Su is this year’s Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement awardee.
Dr. Lisa T. Su is president and chief executive officer of AMD. Dr. Su has bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She has published more than 40 technical articles and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers in 2009. In 2018, Dr. Su was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, was named “Businessperson of the Year” by Fortune Magazine and received the prestigious Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. In 2019, Dr. Su was named one of the World’s 50 Best CEOs by Barron’s, one of the “Most Powerful Women in Business” by Fortune Magazine and she was included in The Bloomberg 50 list of people who defined the year. In 2020, Dr. Su was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Science.
More information coming soon. Check out last year’s speakers and panels below!
SPEAKERS & PANELS
Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is proud to announce that Keith Krach, a businessman and entrepreneur, noted for bringing transformational leadership to many sectors, including factory automation, engineering, commerce, education, philanthropy is this year’s Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement awardee.
He is the former CEO and Chairman of DocuSign (2009–2019), which provides electronic signature and digital transaction management solutions to accelerate commerce between companies, while reducing the ecological impact of paper transactions. Mr. Krach led the company through its transformation from a startup to a publicly traded global enterprise with 400 million users in 188 countries.
Concurrently, Mr. Krach served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Purdue University (2007–2013) where he recruited Governor Mitch Daniels, and initiated a new model for STEM education that drove progress in student affordability, online learning, global reach, and retraining the workforce.
Krach has went on to greater heights in the political arena taking the oath of office as Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment in June of this year.
Panels: Community Conversations
Mayor Libby Schaaf
City of Oakland
Mayor Sam Liccardo
City of San Jose
Betty T. Yee
California State Controller, State Controller’s Office
Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor of California
11:00 AM Registration & Networking
12:00 PM Program Begins
Community Conversations with Mayor Libby Schaaf, Mayor Sam Liccardo, Controller Betty T. Yee, State of California & Ann O’Leary, Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor of California
Leadership Update: Much Accomplished, Much More To Do
Silicon Valley: Let’s Be Bolder to Move Boulders
Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement Award
Honoree: Keith Krach, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
Moderator: Liz Claman, Anchor, Countdown to the Closing Bell, Fox Business Network
Keith Krach, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
1:55 PM Adjourn
Santa Clara Convention Center | 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara
Exhibit Hall C & D
Parking areas available for guests:
Handicapped Parking is available directly in front of the Convention Center
1,500 on-site parking spaces in a 3-story parking garage on the Santa Clara Convention Center campus shared with the Hyatt Regency and TechMart.
Additional overflow parking may be available in surrounding lots based on availability.
For those of you who would like to ride your bike, there are bike racks in front of the convention center close to the street, (Tasman.) To arrive safely by bike, there are two trails that get you there, the San Tomas Creek Trail and the Guadalupe Trail.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group does not issue refunds.
READING PARTNERS BOOK DRIVE
Supported by Southwest Airlines
We will be holding a book drive to benefit a local non-profit, Reading Partners. We will ask attendees to please bring a new book for children infant through young adult. You can pre purchase your book off of our Amazon wish list here. Just show your order on your phone at the Reading Partners table in the back of the room during the networking hour from 11:00 – 12:00 to receive your ticket(s)
Roundtrip travel for two to any Southwest published, destination including Hawaii! The winner will also win A-List priority boarding!
A-List Benefits include:
25% earning bonus on points
Free same-day standby
Priority check-in and security land access at certain airports
Dedicated A-List member phone line
Thank you Southwest for continuing to support such a great, local non profit.
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