Press Releases

Nearly 400 Middle School Girls To Learn About Career Opportunities in STEM Fields

- Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Young Women’s Leadership Summit” connects 130 women executives with students from underserved school districts – What:  The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is connecting nearly 400 middle school girls from underserved school districts with women leaders and mentors, to learn about career opportunities in leadership in science, technology, engineering and math .. read more

On April 19th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

“Cautious Optimism” on Region’s Health

“Cautious Optimism” on Region’s Health; With Growing Concerns Related to Housing, Traffic Congestion, Education and Skilled Labor – Survey from Silicon Valley Leadership Group offers data on key economic indicators and forecast into 2017 for region’s business climate – San Jose, Ca – April 14, 2016 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, which represents more than 400 .. read more

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

San Jose City Council Candidate Questionnaire

Silicon Valley Leadership Group – San José City Council Candidate Questionnaire The purpose of the candidate questionnaire is to provide an open and transparent view of where local candidates for office in Silicon Valley stand on key issues that impact our local economy and quality of life. Many candidate questionnaires remain confidential. This is intentionally .. read more

On March 30th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by ,

New study shows that while Silicon Valley continues to create jobs, the foundations of prosperity are under continued strain

Contact: Nancy Sánchez / nsanchez@svlg.org / 408.501.7879 Sue McAllister / SJMcAllister@siliconvalleycf.org / 650.450.5513 SVCIP.com San Jose, CA – March 2, 2016 – The landmark Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project, which reviews data for 22 innovation-economy indicators locally and in technology regions across the country, shows that while Silicon Valley continues to create jobs, the .. read more

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