Silicon Valley

New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth

Contact: Kimberly Ellis / Kellis@svlg.org /408-501-7853 Sue McAllister/SJMcAllister@siliconvalleycf.org/650-450-5513 New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth San Jose, CA – March 2, 2017 – The Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project (SVCIP), now in its third year, .. read more

Top Ten Priorities for 2017

Education Diversifying the STEM Pipeline: Advocate for policies that diversify the STEM workforce. Amplify and promote diversity and inclusion best practices. Energy Clean Energy Supply: Promote financing and deployment of clean energy and emerging technologies, to the benefit of Silicon Valley Leadership Group members. Environment Support State Climate Change efforts: Advance the policy environment that .. read more

On January 4th, 2017, posted in: The Leader by

Measure B Statement from Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino

“Measure B’s success is a tribute to the vision and values of Silicon Valley voters. We don’t whine about traffic problems; instead, we find winning solutions to our traffic problems. The component parts of Measure B are like a jigsaw puzzle, in which each individual piece is important, but how it fits together leads to .. read more

The Leader – November 2016

Click here to Read the Leader November 2016 When Voting, Don’t Stop at the Top By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Don’t Stop at the Top . . . Much has been written and said about a “crowded ballot” facing California voters this election season. With 17 statewide initiatives, two countywide ballot measures and – .. read more

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: The Leader by , , ,

The Leader – October 2016

Click here to read The Leader October 2016 Measure B will deliver the improvements we need with the accountability we deserve Chris O’Connor, Director of Transportation Policy With less than 32 days left until the election, we are now in the home stretch of getting Measure B across the finish line. November 8 will be .. read more

Trans-Pacific Partnership Supported by 57 Percent of Santa Clara County Voters

Contact: Nancy Sanchez / nsanchez@svlg.org / 408-501-7879 Silicon Valley Leadership Group Poll: Trans-Pacific Partnership Supported by 57 Percent of Santa Clara County Voters San Jose, CA – May 20, 2016 – A Silicon Valley Leadership Group poll of 600 likely Santa Clara County voters revealed that 57 percent would support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), versus 29 percent .. read more

New study shows why Silicon Valley’s economic health is good at present – and why changes are needed for continued successes and broader prosperity

Contact: Steve Wright Swright@svlg.org / 408.501.7853 The Silicon Valley Leadership Group and Silicon Valley Community Foundation project studies 23 innovation indicators and makes comparisons with five other U.S. technology regions San Jose, CA – Jan. 15, 2015 – A landmark study on Silicon Valley’s competitiveness and innovation economy released today shows that by several measures .. read more

On January 14th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by , ,

The Leader – January 2015

Click here to read The Leader January 2015 Eat Better – Learn Better at Silicon Valley Schools By Robert Chang, Marketing Coordinator, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation A national movement is underway to help school children learn better by increasing the access and consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables. The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation .. read more

The Leader – December 2014

Click here to read The Leader December 2014 Preserving Holiday Traditions – The TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” By Robert Chang, Marketing Coordinator, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation It’s impossible to think about the holidays in San Jose without thinking about two long-standing local traditions: “Christmas in the Park” and “Downtown Ice.” For more than .. read more

The Leader March 2014

Click here to read the The Leader March 2014 CEO Survey: Seeking Solutions By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Annually, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group conducts a “CEO Business Climate Survey,” seeking direct input from the innovators and entrepreneurs who drive our region’s economy. This year, 222 executives responded. The results are enlightening: Last year, .. read more