David Callahan, Ph.D., Princeton; Founder, Demos Think Tank; Founder, Insidephilanthropy.com; Author, The Givers: Money, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age Emmett Carson, President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation Nick Tedesco, Senior Philanthropic Adviser, J.P. Morgan Private Bank Philanthropy Centre—Moderator Read more »
Russ Hancock, President and CEO, Joint Venture Silicon Valley
Since 1995, Joint Venture Silicon Valley has released its annual Silicon Valley Index, a report that has tracked Silicon Valley's ups and downs during booms and busts. At the beginning of a new year, what trends are emerging and what social and economic challenges are most critical to tackle? Come hear about how Silicon Valley's economy is faring amidst another economic boom.
T.R. Reid, Correspondent, The Washington Post; Commentator, National Public Radio; Author, A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System
On the eve of the annual tax deadline, here’s a program that promises to provide ammunition for the next time you complain to elected officials about the hassles and inequities of the U.S. tax system. Read more »
Roger Stone, Former Advisor to Donald Trump; Author, The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution
On November 8, one of the most contentious and polarizing presidential elections in American history came to an abrupt end when heavily favored presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald J. Trump. Many Americans were left asking: “How did this happen?” Read more »
The SFDebate is an open forum for discussion on the events of our time. It is a place where you will not only be exposed to opposing points of view, but a safe place where you will be encouraged to find and speak up for yours. SFDebate is also a meeting of minds, and we follow every meeting with continued debate and conversation at a nearby bar/restaurant.
Bob Butler, Reporter, KCBS; Executive Director, Butler Media; Twitter @bobbutler7 Joe Garofoli, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, Mercury News; Twitter @barbmarshmanRead more »
Harmeet Dhillon, Republican National Committee National Committeewoman for California Jane Kim, San Francisco Supervisor, District 6 Sam Liccardo, Mayor, San Jose Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution Brian Watt, Morning News Anchor, KQED—Moderator Read more »