Press Releases

Silicon Valley Leadership Group unanimously votes to support TPP to help spur the economy and job growth

San Jose – Feb. 4, 2016 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, which has nearly 400 innovation economy member companies, unanimously voted today to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The organization urged Congress to approve the agreement to help spur the economy and job growth, while fostering closer partnerships among the 12-member countries that represent .. read more

On February 4th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Our Beautiful Bay is At-Risk

Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino’s statement on the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority vote to place the San Francisco Bay Clean Water, Pollution Prevention, and Habitat Restoration Program, known as the “Clean and Healthy Bay Ballot Measure,” on the June 2016 ballot in all nine Bay Area counties. SILICON VALLEY, Calif. – January .. read more

On January 13th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named

Seven Public Agencies Selected out of 18 Projects in Five Categories San Jose – Dec. 16– Seven local public agencies have been selected to receive “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” awards from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group for using innovative government solutions to enhance customer service, help improve the quality of our business climate .. read more

On December 17th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Santa (Run) is Coming to Help Fund Christmas (in the Park)

Media Contact: Nancy Sánchez, nsanchez@svlg.org or 408-501-7879 SAN JOSE, Calif. – Thousands of Santas are helping save San Jose’s holiday traditions: Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation’s Fourth Annual TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” – a 5K run/walk on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 13. Runners are encouraged to .. read more

Eleven Years of Helping Families in Need through the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 2015”

SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 17, 2015 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation is celebrating 11 years of helping local families in need through the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot.” The Silicon Valley Turkey Trot needs community support on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 26, to raise $1 million for the five beneficiaries: Second Harvest .. read more

On November 18th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Carl Guardino Named 2015 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year

Nov.  5, 2015 – Hollywood, Fla. – A committee made up of race directors, athletes, media, corporate executives and club officials has named Carl Guardino, Director of the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot,” the MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year. Guardino was honored at a reception at the Road Race Management Race .. read more

On November 6th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

93 CEOs urge San Jose City Council to find workable ridesharing solution

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group and 93 of its CEOs (listed below) have sent the San Jose City Council the following letter in support of a workable ridesharing pilot program at Mineta San José International Airport. Join us in urging the city council to find a solution for customer choice when leaving SJC. Read Carl .. read more

On October 28th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is the featured speaker at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Annual Public Policy Luncheon;” Sobrato’s and Morgridge’s named “Spirit of Silicon Valley – Lifetime Achievement Award” recipients

SAN JOSE – Oct. 26 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is the featured speaker at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Annual Public Policy Luncheon” on Oct. 30 and will participate in a panel discussion that will cover topics like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other issues of importance to our region and nation’s economic .. read more

On October 26th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group stands with Governor Brown on balanced transportation funding plan

September 3, 2015 SILICON VALLEY – “With a great combination of reform and revenue, Governor Brown’s transportation proposal released today is the right remedy to help cure California’s ailing local streets and roads and state highway system. Governor Brown’s proposed $3.6 billion a year transportation funding package is a sensible solution to fix the cracks .. read more

On September 3rd, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by ,

TPA reauthorization will help the innovation economy and 40 million Americans with jobs directly related to trade

SILICON VALLEY – June 24 -The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, with nearly 400-member companies primarily in the high-tech, bio-tech and social media business sectors, applauds the U.S. Senate for its bi-partisan action in support of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) reauthorization legislation that will now head to the President’s desk for his promised signature. Leadership .. read more

On June 24th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by