The Leadership Group Announces New Board Members From Technology, Education and Healthcare

San Jose, CA – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is proud to announce that its board of directors approved four new board members responsible for overseeing the general management of the Leadership Group and assures that the long-term interests of its members and the community are properly served.

Dr. Rao Mulpuri, CEO of View, Inc., was elected to the board of directors, and elected to the Executive Committee, which is responsible for broad oversight for the group.

Dr. Rao Mulpuri
Chief Executive Officer, View Inc.

View is a technology company that is creating smart and connected buildings to improve people’s health and wellness, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption. Under Dr. Mulpuri’s leadership, View has developed groundbreaking technology and products, and has achieved several milestones including the first large scale commercialization of dynamic smart glass, building state of the art manufacturing, and achieving rapid commercial growth.

Prior to View Inc., Dr. Mulpuri held several executive positions at Novellus Systems, most recently as President of Novellus Systems Japan, and VP/General Manager of the Integrated Metals business.

Also joining the board of directors are Cynthia K. Larive, chancellor of University of California Santa Cruz, Darren Snellgrove, chief financial and operations officer for Johnson and Johnson, and Elizabeth Vilardo, president and CEO of Sutter Health Bay Area Medical Foundations.

Cynthia K. Larive
Chancellor, University of California Santa Cruz

Confirmed as the 11th Chancellor of UC Santa Cruz by the board of regents in May, 2019, Larive began her tenure on July 1.
Throughout her career, she has been committed to student success, inclusion and equity. She has led programs for undergraduate research and curricular innovation and has been active in encouraging the participation and success of women and others who have been underrepresented in STEM fields. She is a collaborative leader who is committed to the principles of shared governance.

Darren Snellgrove
Chief Financial & Operations Officer, Janssen Global R&D Johnson & Johnson

Darren Snellgrove is an experienced Chief Financial Officer and Senior Financial Operations Executive with a broad range of experience in biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical devices. He has 23 years experience, 19 within multi-national Fortune 100 companies.

Darren Snellgrove was appointed CFO and Operations Officer for Janssen Research & Development in July 2017. He is responsible for leading the Janssen R&D Finance organization, serves on the Pharmaceuticals R&D Global leadership team, and is a member of the Global Pharmaceutical finance leadership team.

Elizabeth “Lizz” Vilardo Morgan, MD, MBA
President & CEO, Sutter Health Bay Area Medical Foundations

Lizz is President and CEO of the Sutter Health Bay Area Medical Foundations (SBMF). SBMF has more than 1,600 physicians and cares for over one million patients with sites from Santa Rosa to Watsonville.

Lizz has been a practicing physician and physician leader for over 30 years. She has served in leadership positions at El Camino Hospital and with the medical group, including chairing the board of directors for seven years and then acting as the president of the Camino division of PAMF. During this time, Lizz received her MBA from Pepperdine University.

About Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 340 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment.