Upcoming Events: Silicon Valley

Mon 6/19

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Pinchos, Tapas and the Perfect Pairings

Date: Mon, June 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
An evening of food and wine

Join us for a unique Spanish experience at La Catalana. Delicious "pinchos" and "tapas" (snacks served at Spanish bars) will be accompanied by wines that are exclusive to La Catalana and cannot be found anywhere else in the United States. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy an informal evening of food and wine, Spanish style.

Mon 6/26

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Kim Scott: Radical Candor

Date: Mon, June 26, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Leading with “radical candor"

Kim Scott, Author, Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SAP; Author, Data Driven: How Performance Analytics Delivers Extraordinary Sales Results—Moderator

Great bosses have strong relationships with their employees. Kim Scott has identified three simple principles for building better relationships. She will share the framework to help build, lead and inspire others to do their best. Learn more about “radical candor,” the effective management method that Scott developed from her years working at Google and Apple and from serving as a coaching executive at Twitter and Dropbox.

Thu 7/20

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Vinod Khosla: The Future of Technology

Date: Thu, July 20, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Developing clean energy

Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures; Entrepreneur; Investor

Vinod Khosla is an entrepreneur, investor and technology fan who is driven by his passions. One of his greatest passions is being a mentor to entrepreneurs and helping them build technology-based businesses. He is also driven by the desire to make a positive impact through scaling alternative energy, achieving petroleum independence and promoting a pragmatic approach to the environment. Khosla will discuss how to harness the entrepreneurial spirit to develop the clean technologies we desperately need.