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Advisory Board

CIE Advisory Board  An Advisory Board helps guide the development of the CIE’s strategic direction and assists with fundraising to sustain the Center’s operations. The Advisory Board provides the CIE with a 360 degree perspective of the Silicon Valley ecosystem by bringing together leading Santa Clara University faculty, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, legal advisors, and corporate executives.  

 


2015-2016


 

Officers:

  • Steve Foster, CIE Advisory Board Chair

    CIE Advisory Board Chair
    Managing Director
    SF Advisors


  • Rocky Pimentel, CIE Advisory Board Vice Chair

    CIE Advisory Board Vice Chair
    Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing, Seagate


 
 

Members:

  • Jack Balletto

    Founder & Managing Member
    Sunrise Capital Funds


  • Graham Barnes

    Chief Executive Officer
    HealthWyse


     

  • Andy Bartley

    CEO, Head of Product
    NurseGrid


     

  • Kevin Beals

    Chief Financial Officer
    Nearbuy Systems


     

  • Kerry C. Bradford

    Kerry C. Bradford, CPA


     

  • Tim Bucher

    Founder, TastingRoom.com
    President & Founder
    Dry Creek Olive Company and Trattore Wines


     

  • Tim Buchner

    Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
    Mercatus


     

  • Chris Cabrera

    Founder, President & CEO
    Xactly Corporation


     

  • Dennis Capovilla

    Interim CEO
    Powis Parker, Inc.


     

  • Nelson Chan

    Director
    Synaptics Incorporated & Silicon Laboratories, Inc.


     

  • Shankar Chandran

    Principal, Panorama Capital
    VP, Samsung Electronics Catalyst Fund


     

  • Jim Chapman

    Partner
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP


     

  • Carol Christopher

    VP, Commercial Develop, Fluid Synchrony
    Director, Drug Discovery & Development Initiatives, Georgetown University
    Investor, Ibex Associates


     

  • Derek Dukes

    Founder & CEO
    Dipity.com


     

  • Irwin Federman

    General Partner
    U.S. Venture Partners


    Eric Houser

  • Executive Vice President, Regional Manager
    Commercial and Technology Banking Groups

    Wells Fargo & Company

     


     

  • John P Kelly

    President & CEO
    BlackStone Discovery


     

  • Mike Kyriacou

    Chief Executive Officer
    Strattica Labs


     

  • Matt Lehr

    President & Founder
    OPP Media Solutions


     

  • Ken Linhares

    Partner
    Fenwick & West LLP


     

  • Megan Mix

    Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager
    Wells Fargo Bank


     

  • Jim Marshall

    Managing Director
    SVB Capital, Silicon Valley Bank


     

  • Judy Mohr

    Partner
    McDermott Will & Emery


     

  • Larry Nally

    Managing Partner
    Pima Direct


     

  • Jason Prosnitz

    Senior Director,Head of Data Analytics
    Quixey


     

  • Jay Shepard

    President & CEO
    Versartis


     

  • Stan Simpson

    Chairman Emeritus
    Buckman-Mitchell, Inc.


     

  • George Sollman

    Chairman & Founder
    Arabesque Investments, LLC


     

  • Steve Sordello

    Chief Financial Officer
    LinkedIn


     

  • Drew Starbird

    Director
    SCU My Own Business Institute


     

     

  • Bryan Stolle

    Partner
    Mohr Davidow Ventures


     

  • Katie Taormino

    Director
    Venture Capital Group
    SVB Capital


     

  • James H. Thompson

    Principal
    Aquest Consulting


     

  • Stephen K. Troy

    Director and CEO
    AeroFund Financial, Inc.


     

  • Marc van den Berg

    Partner
    Technology Partners


     

  • Gloria Chen Wahl

    Managing Director
    IG Partners, Inc.


     

  • Andrew D. Wahl


    Managing Director
    IG Partners, Inc.


     

  • Bryan Wargo

    Chief Executive Officer
    Nearbuy Systems


     

  • Andrea Zurek

    Founding Partner
    XG Ventures


     

 
 

Santa Clara University Deans Serving on the CIE Advisory Board

  • Caryn Beck-Dudley

    Dean
    Leavey School of Business


     

  • Lisa Kloppenberg

    Dean
    School of Law


     

  • Godfrey Mungal

    Dean
    School of Engineering


     

  • Debbie Tahmassebi

    Dean
    Santa Clara University College of Arts & Sciences