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Jun. 3, 2014 SVForum Visionary Awards

On June 3, 2014 at Kelly Porter’s home in Lost Alto Hills, SVForum held its 17th Annual Visionary Awards. Tim Draper of DFJ was introduced by his son Billy Draper of Apartment List. Jessica Jackley of Kiva was introduced by Reza … Continue reading

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Banner 6720 SVForum Visionary Awards

Banner 6720 SVForum Visionary Awards. As usual, contact me for signed prints or legal permission. Copyright 2012 DJ Cline All rights reserved.

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Sep. 17, 2013 SVForum Southard Jones Birst

  On September 17, 2013 in Palo Alto at SAP, SVForum BI SIG hosted Southard Jones of Birst’s presentation “BI and Discovery Finally Available in the Cloud.” Jones said Birst’s own automated data warehouse, ETL and visual analytics give meaning to … Continue reading

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Sep. 12, 2013 SVForum Siamak Ashrafi Google Glass

On September 12, 2013 in San Francisco at Nixon Peabody, SVForum Emerging Technology hosted Bio-Computational Specialist Siamak Ashrafi’s presentation “Embedded Technology / Functional Fashion (Demo of Google Glass) and the future of mobile.” Ash talked about the convergence of convergence of wearable computing, … Continue reading

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Jul. 30, 2013 SVForum PWC Big Data Buzz

  On July 30, 2013 in Palo Alto at Pillsbury, SVForum presented the Quarterly Venture Breakfast “Breaking Down the Big Data Buzz.” Allison Leopold Tilley of Pillsbury moderated panelists Paul Blase of PwC, Michael Borrus of XSeed Capital, Ajit Deshpande of Opus Capital and Jake Flomenberg of Accel … Continue reading

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Jul. 22, 2013 SVForum Machine Learning

On July 22, 2013 in Palo Alto at SAP, ACM, The Hive and SVForum co-hosted “Machine Learning as a Service.” David Steier of Deloitte moderated panelists Subutai Ahmad of Grok Solutions, Andy Bartley of Algorithms.io, Sashikanth Chandrasekaran of SnapAnalytx and David Gerster … Continue reading

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Jul. 11, 2013 SVForum After CMOS

On July 11, 2013 in San Francisco at Nixon Peabody, the SVForum Emerging Tech SIG hosted Dr. Jeffrey J. Welser, Director, Almaden Services Research & Accelerated Discovery Lab at IBM’s presentation “When Scaling Hits The End Of The Road.” Moore’s Law … Continue reading

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Jul. 10, 2013 SVForum Rapid Iteration Internet Of Things

On July 10, 2013 in Santa Clara at Qualcomm, SVForum’s Digital Media SIG hosted Jeff McAlvay, Tempo Automation’s Co-Founder and CEO’s presentation “Rapid Iteration for an Internet of Things.” McAlvay demonstrated a software application and a robot that can etch traces, apply solder … Continue reading

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Jul. 2, 2013 SVForum Cloud DevOps

On July 2, 2013 in Mountain View at Microsoft, the SVForum Cloud and Virtualization SIG presented “DevOps: A Practical Guide” by Damon Edwards of DTO Solutions. Edwards showed how to make the case, educate the players, design and execute a DevOps … Continue reading

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Jun. 20, 2013 SVForum Gayatri Patel

June 20, 2013 in Palo Alto at SAP, SVForum’s Engineering Leadership SIG hosted Gayatri Patel eBay’s Director, Product Management, Marketplace Analytics & Platform Technologies. Her presentation was “Being “You” . . . An Executive Entrepreneur’s Experience of the Journey to Greatness … Continue reading

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Jun. 13, 2013 SVForum Navigate Data Overload

June 13, 2013 in San Francisco at Nixon Peabody, SVForum’s Emerging Technolgy SIG, Vivek Agarwal, founder, inventor and architect of Surfmark and Agust S. Egilsson, PhD, co-founder, inventor and architect of QuantCell spoke on their strategies for helping humans collaborate and … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 SVForum 3D Printing Intellectual Property

On May 28, 2013 in Mountain View at the Singularity University in the NASA Research Park, SVForum presented “How will 3D Printing And Intellectual Property Co-Exist?” The speakers were legal experts Michael Mount, Attorney at Law and Patrick Reilly of … Continue reading

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Apr. 23, 2013 SVForum PWC Talking SMAC

On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in Palo Ato at Pillsbury, SVForum presented the PwC Quarterly Venture Breakfast topic “Forecast for 2013 & Beyond: Cloudy with a Chance of…” Stanley Pierson of Pillsbury moderated panelists Arif Janmohamed of Lightspeed Venture Partners, Peter Lee … Continue reading

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Apr. 17, 2013 SVForum E-Commerce & Gamification

  On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in East Palo Alto at  DLA Piper, SVForum presented “E-Commerce & Gamification.” Benjamin Hautefeuille, Co-Chair for SIG eCommerce, introduced Kris Duggan, CEO & co-founder of Badgeville and Carlos Diaz, co-founder of Kwarter. They discussed social … Continue reading

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Dec. 12, 2012 SVForum Peter Delevett SJ Mercury News

On Wednesday, December 12. 2012 in Palo Alto at Cooley LLP, SVForum Main Event held a Holiday Networking Party. Peter Delevett of the San Jose Mercury News presented “Year that Was and the Year to Come.” It was a smart … Continue reading

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Jun. 5, 2012 SVForum SV Launch

On June 5, 2012 in Mountain View at Microsoft, SVForum held its annual SV Launch. Here are some pictures from that event. Copyright 2012 DJ Cline All rights reserved.

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Jun. 4, 2012 SVForum Launch Reception

On June 4, 2012 in Palo Alto at Cooley LLP, SVForum held a reception for its annual SV Launch. Here are pictures from that event. Copyright 2012 DJ Cline All rights reserved.

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Apr. 25, 2012 SVForum Health Care Delivery

On April 25, 2012 in San Francisco at Nixon Peabody, SVForum presented a Health Tech Breakfast “Breakthrough Health Care Delivery Partnerships.” Greg Schopf of Nixon Peabody moderated panelists John E. McCreedy of  Partnera, Dr. Samir Qamar of MedLion and Pamela … Continue reading

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Apr. 11, 2012 SVForum Creating Killer Products

On Wednesday, April 1, 2012 in Palo Alto at Cooley LLP, SVForum held its Main Event “Creating a Killer Product – Do you want to be Steve Blank or Steve Jobs?” Gregory Clark of Cooley LLP moderated panelists Joe Beninato of … Continue reading

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Feb. 21, 2012 SVForum Pervasive Database Decisions

On February 21, 2012 in Palo Alto at SAP, SVForum’s Business Intelligence SIG Chair Corrinne Kahler introduced John Akred of Accenture. His topic was “Pervasive Data-Based Decisions.” Despite talk about SQL versus noSQL, the rise of big data does not … Continue reading

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Nov. 9, 2011 SVForum New HQ

On November 9, 2011 SVForum gave a tour of its new Redwood City headquarters at Sobrato Center. Copyright 2011 DJ Cline All rights reserved.

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Oct. 31, 2011 SVForum Chris Gill CEO

On October 31, 2011 in Redwood City, SVForum announced its new CEO Chris Gill. Previously, Gill was President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) where members raised over $170MM in venture capital. He earned his … Continue reading

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Sep. 22, 2011 SVForum Women Moving Up

On September 22, 2011 in Cupertino at Apple, the SVForum Tech Women’s Event presented “Tech Women SIG: Moving Up Without Moving Out (of Technology).” Panelists were Nina Bhatti of HP, Cheryl Ainoa of Intuit, Carolyn Chambers of Oracle, Anne Hardy … Continue reading

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Aug. 29, 2011 SVForum Creaza Cloud Video Editing

On August 29, 2011 in Palo Alto at Pillsbury Winthrop, the SVForum Digital Media SIG hosted Jostein Svendsen of Creaza’s presentation “Social Video Editing: Taking Video Storytelling to the Cloud.” Over sixty percent of all web traffic is video, most … Continue reading

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Aug. 25, 2011 SVForum Global Women’s Journey

On August 25, 2011 in San Jose at Adobe, Bay Brazil and the SVForum Tech Women SIG hosted “Global Women’s Journey – A Series on Women’s Journey to Leadership.” Laura Sydell of NPR moderated panelists Aihui Ong of Love With … Continue reading

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Dec. 10, 2014 Miracle of Breadsticks and Anchovies

The Miracle of Breadsticks and Anchovies (An excerpt from an upcoming book) The Software Development Forum used to hold SIG meetings at Cubberly Community Center in Palo Alto. Barbara Cass, one of the founders of SDForum, liked it for the location, … Continue reading

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May 1, 2014 Events To Attend

Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information. Date: May 1, 2014 6:00PM Org: STC East Bay Topic: Case Study — Information Design: A Process  for Web Architectural Success   Speaker: Eric Hughes Venue: Mimi’s … Continue reading

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Apr. 1, 2014 Events To Attend

Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information. Date: Apr. 3, 2014 6:00PM Org: STC East Bay Topic: Using Change Management Concepts to Provide Better User Assistance Speaker: Linda Urban Venue: Mimi’s Cafe, 4775 Hacienda Dr … Continue reading

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Mar. 1, 2014 Events To Attend

Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information. Date: March 3-6, 2014 Topic: Writers UA West Speaker: Joe Welinske and a cast of thousands Venue: Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA … Continue reading

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Feb. 1, 2014 Events To Attend

Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information. Date: Feb. 3, 2013 6:00PM Org: STC East Bay Topic: What’s in It for Me? Speaker: Liz Fraley, Single-Sourcing Solutions Venue: Mimi’s Cafe, 4775 Hacienda Dr Dublin, CA … Continue reading

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Jan. 1, 2014 Events To Attend

Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information. Date: Jan. 8, 2014 Org: SVForum Topic: 2014: The Breakout Year for Wearable Tech? Speaker: Kevin Lloyd, Co-Founder, Whistle Venue: Qualcomm Inc., Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara  California  95051 … Continue reading

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Dec. 1, 2013 Events To Attend

Here are some events you might want to attend. Check with the respective organizations for more information. Date: Dec. 3, 2013 – 6:00PM Org: ASAP Silicon Valley Topic: Cocktails for a Cause Toys for Tots Collection and Networking Event Speaker: United … Continue reading

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