Innovation in Silicon Valley
Leaders and innovators in Silicon Valley/the West Coast share perspectives, examine opportunities and debate challenges for ratcheting up innovation and growth.
Paul Saffo, Managing Director of Foresight, Discern Analytics
Geoffrey Moore, Author, Speaker, Advisor
As the finale event of its 25 Anniversary Celebration year, Churchill Club proudly presents Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change: A Day-long Conversation in Three Acts, a series of discussions presenting new perspectives and examining opportunities for advancing information locally, nationally, and around the world. Speakers and audience members will engage in discussions and focus on takeaways and insights throughout the day in three segments: 1) Here: Innovation in Silicon Valley; 2) There: Innovation in America and Around the World; 3) …& Then: Inventing the Future
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley’s premier business and technology forum. The 25 year old, 7,000 member, nonprofit organization has built a reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs featuring Silicon Valley CEOs, up-and-coming executives and national leaders. Members of the Churchill Club represent a range of industries, companies, and expertise. Individual and corporate members include influential leaders from Silicon Valley’s top companies, managers of both technical and non-technical groups, entrepreneurs, and executives from the service sector.
Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow portfolio and established high-tech enterprises, most recently including Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Aruba, Cognizant, and Rackspace.
Paul Saffo is a forecaster with over two decades experience exploring the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change. He is Managing Director of Foresight at Discern Analytics, teaches at Stanford University and is a researcher through mediaX at Stanford University. Saffo serves on a variety of not-for-profit boards including the Long Now Foundation, and the Bay Area Council Economic Institute. Saffo’s essays have appeared in a wide range of publications including The Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Wired, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The New York Times, and the Washington Post. Saffo holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University and Stanford University.