Panelists TBA John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle – Moderator
Economic and social disruption is nothing new for San Francisco. From the Gold Rush to the Summer of Love, the city has often been at the vanguard of change. The tech boom has brought an unprecedented wave of riches and stresses to the city. We bring together some of the city’s thought leaders for a provocative discussion of how the city must nurture and/or temper this dramatic period of change.
Leland Faust, Founder and Chairman, CSI Capital Management; Member, Sporting News Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports Duane Kuiper, Emmy Award-winning Play-by-play Announcer, San Francisco Giants; Former Major League Baseball Player, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants Kevin O’Malley, President, Tech Talk/Studio – Moderator Read more »
Joe Keefe, CEO, Pax World Funds, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC
Research suggests that when women are at the table or in leadership positions, companies perform better. Where gender diversity reaches a critical mass of three or more women on a board, governance improves and so does financial performance. Yet, despite the powerful business case for women, gender inequality stubbornly persists. Joe Keefe will be discussing the business-side of gender diversity in the workplace. Keefe has written and spoken widely on the subject of women’s empowerment.
Jim Clark, Founder and CEO, World Technology Network and World Technology Awards; Author, Manifesto for a New Civilization; Former Faculty Member, Harvard; Former Bill Clinton Presidential Campaign Director for Non-Profit Sector and National Service Vivek Wadhwa, Research Director, Singularity University; Professor, Stanford; Author, The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent; Time Magazine 40 Most Influential Minds in Tech Read more »