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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. 

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Founder and Managing Member
Sunrise Venture Capital

Jack Balletto

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Co-Founder
FreshStart Healthcare

Graham Barnes

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Senior Sales Solution Architect,
Intel Corporation

Andy Bartley

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Head of Finance
Retail Next

Kevin Beals

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Owner
Kerry C Bradford, CPA

Kerry Bradford

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

Tim Bucher

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Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer
Mercatus

Tim Buchner

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Founder & CEO
Xactly Corporation

Chris Cabrera

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Executive Chairman
Connected Signals Inc.

Dennis Capovilla

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Director
Synaptics Incorporated & Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Nelson C Chan

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

Shankar Chandran

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Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Rimon Law

Jim Chapman

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CEO
FayeFace

Carol Christopher

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Managing Director
Flite Logistics

Victoria Collom

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

Derek Dukes

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General Partner
US Venture Partners

Irwin Federman

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Managing Advisor,
SF Advisors

Steve Foster

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Head of TMT Corporate Banking
Wells Fargo & Co

Eric Houser

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Adjunct Professor, Entrepreneurship
Santa Clara University

Christina Johnson

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President & CEO
Blackstone Discovery

John P Kelly

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

Christopher Kitts

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Chief Executive Officer
Strattica Labs

Mike Kyriacou

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Co-Founder & CEO
L2F Inc.

Shawn Lange

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President and Founder
On Point Production

Matt Lehr

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Partner
Fenwick & West

Ken Linhares

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Managing Director
SVB Capiral

Jim Marshall

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

Megan Mix

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Partner
McDermott Will & Emery

Judy Mohr

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Managing Partner
Pima Direct

Larry Nally

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

Laura Norris

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EVP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing
Seagate Technology

Rocky Pimentel

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Vice President of Product
ScopeAR

Jason Prosnitz

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President & CEO
Versartis

Jay Shepard

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Chairman of the Board and CEO
Arabesque Investments LLC

George Sollman

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CFO
LinkedIn

Steve Sordello

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Executive Director, MOBI
Santa Clara University

Drew Starbird

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General Partner
Mohr Davidow Ventures

Bryan Stolle

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Managing Director
SVB Capital

Katie Taormino

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Principal
Aquest Consulting

Jim Thompson

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Director & CFO,
AeroFund Financial

Steve Troy

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Managing Director,
Horizon Ventures

Doug Tsui

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Partner
DBL Partners

Marc van den Berg

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President and Co Founder
IG Partners Inc

Drew Wahl

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Board of Director
Zentera Systems, Inc.

Gloria Wahl

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Strategic Advisor
RetailNext

Bryan Wargo

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Founding Partner
XG Ventures

Andrea Zurek