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. 

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Jack Balletto

Founder and Managing Member
Sunrise Venture Capital
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Graham Barnes

Co-Founder
FreshStart Healthcare
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Andy Bartley

Senior Sales Solution Architect,
Intel Corporation
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Kevin Beals

Head of Finance
Retail Next
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Kerry Bradford

Owner
Kerry C Bradford, CPA
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Tim Bucher

President and Founder, Chief Product Officer
Trattore Farms and Winery, Scientific Games
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Tim Buchner

Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer
Mercatus
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Chris Cabrera

Founder & CEO
Xactly Corporation
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Dennis Capovilla

Executive Chairman
Connected Signals Inc.
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Nelson C Chan

Director
Synaptics Incorporated & Silicon Laboratories Inc.
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Shankar Chandran

Managing Director & Head of Samsung Catalyst Fund, Partner
Samsung Electronics, Panorama Capital & JP Morgan
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Jim Chapman

Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Rimon Law
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Carol Christopher

CEO
FayeFace
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Victoria Collom

Managing Director
Flite Logistics
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Derek Dukes

Product Mgr-Twitter, Executive in Residence, Hattery
CEO & Co-Founder of Dipity.com & Chief Product Officer & Founder Jetpac
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Irwin Federman

General Partner
US Venture Partners
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Steve Foster

Managing Advisor,
SF Advisors
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Eric Houser

Head of TMT Corporate Banking
Wells Fargo & Co
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Christina Johnson

Adjunct Professor, Entrepreneurship
Santa Clara University
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John P Kelly

President & CEO
Blackstone Discovery
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Christopher Kitts

Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, School of Engineering,
Santa Clara University
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Mike Kyriacou

Chief Executive Officer
Strattica Labs
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Shawn Lange

Co-Founder & CEO
L2F Inc.
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Matt Lehr

President and Founder
On Point Production
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Ken Linhares

Partner
Fenwick & West
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Jim Marshall

Managing Director
SVB Capiral
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Megan Mix

Regional Manager, Senior VP, Technology, Media & Telecom Group
Wells Fargo
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Judy Mohr

Partner
McDermott Will & Emery
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Larry Nally

Managing Partner
Pima Direct
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Laura Norris

Founding Director, Tech Edge J.D. in the Heart of Silicon Valley,
Santa Clara University
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Rocky Pimentel

EVP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing
Seagate Technology
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Jason Prosnitz

Vice President of Product
ScopeAR
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Jay Shepard

President & CEO
Versartis
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George Sollman

Chairman of the Board and CEO
Arabesque Investments LLC
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Steve Sordello

CFO
LinkedIn
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Drew Starbird

Executive Director, MOBI
Santa Clara University
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Bryan Stolle

General Partner
Mohr Davidow Ventures
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Katie Taormino

Managing Director
SVB Capital
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Jim Thompson

Principal
Aquest Consulting
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Steve Troy

Director & CFO,
AeroFund Financial
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Doug Tsui

Managing Director,
Horizon Ventures
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Marc van den Berg

Partner
DBL Partners
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Drew Wahl

President and Co Founder
IG Partners Inc
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Gloria Wahl

Board of Director
Zentera Systems, Inc.
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Bryan Wargo

Strategic Advisor
RetailNext
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Andrea Zurek

Founding Partner
XG Ventures