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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

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Taps Richard Hulnick for New Role of Race Manager

June 16, 2015 (San Jose, CA) – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation today announced a significant new hire to head up the organization’s series of foot races, naming industry veteran Richard Hulnick as Race Manager for the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot”, TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley”, and Lam Research “Heart & Soles .. read more

On June 16th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group applauds vote Friday on TPA and urges Congress to get the job done next week by voting in favor of the innovation economy

June 12, 2015 SILICON VALLEY – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, with nearly 400-member companies, praised Congress for voting in favor of the Trade Priorities Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA), even though it was blocked from reaching the President’s desk by a procedural, separate, “no” vote on a provision to grant financial aid to displaced .. read more

On June 12th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley companies enjoying fifth straight year of significant growth; expect it to continue in 2015, according to a Silicon Valley Leadership Group survey

San Jose, Ca – May 13, 2015 – Sixty-four percent of the 217 companies that responded to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s annual CEO Survey plan to add jobs this year, up significantly from 2013 (46 percent) and 2014 (59 percent) results. Only 2 percent of the companies anticipate reducing their workforce this year. Housing .. read more

On May 19th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Data Updated – Blog Added – to Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project Report

Contact: Steve Wright / Swright@svlg.org / 408.501.7853 April, 2015 – The landmark Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project study, first published in January, has been updated with Q1 data. The new data covers falling federal R&D investment in Silicon Valley and other U.S. tech regions, the migration patterns of workers moving from within the U.S. .. read more

On April 20th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by

Leadership Group CEO Call’s Comcast Op-Ed Headline Misleading

April 16, 2014 – San Jose, CA – Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino today said that a headline on an op-ed he authored on the proposed Comcast- Time Warner Cable merger that appeared on Forbes.com on Tuesday was misleading because the view expressed was his personal opinion. The headline implied Guardino was representing .. read more

On April 16th, 2014, posted in: Press Releases by

SILICON VALLEY CONTINUES ITS STRONG LEAD IN SMART GRID JOBS ACCORDING TO A NEW ECONOMIC UPDATE REPORT

Silicon Valley Leadership Group, City of San Jose and PG&E Announce Economic Benefits of Smart Grid Deployment SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, City of San Jose and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), co-chairs of the Silicon Valley Smart Grid Task Force launched in 2010, announced today the updated results of .. read more

On December 18th, 2013, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs

Seven Public Agencies Selected out of 33 Applications in Five Categories San Jose – Dec. 13 – Seven local public agencies have been selected to receive “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” awards from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group for their work in helping build the economy and grow jobs through innovative government services. The .. read more

On December 13th, 2013, posted in: Press Releases by

Carl Guardino Statement on Senate Approval of Wheeler, O’Rielly to FCC

The U.S. Senate has approved the nominations of Tom Wheeler as Chairman and Michael O’Rielly as Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Carl Guardino, CEO of the nearly 400-member Silicon Valley Leadership Group, praised the action. “I am excited to see Tom Wheeler and Michael O’Rielly officially join the FCC today, bringing the Commission .. read more

On November 4th, 2013, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Turkey Trot Part of A Guinness World Record Gobbler Challenge

Houston, TX – October 25, 2013 – The Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” in San Jose, CA is teaming up with BSX Athletics (BSX) and other turkey trots across the country to unite runners and bring a world record back to the United States. The effort, dubbed the Guinness World Record Gobbler Challenge, will .. read more

On October 25th, 2013, posted in: Press Releases by