2016 Summit

2016 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Stanford Faculty Club439 Lagunita Dr., Stanford, CA 94305

Es Tiempo, LLC, is proud to announce the 7th Annual Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit (SVLLS). The Summit will offer powerful and insightful sessions provided by nationally recognized speakers.

SVLLS brings together over 250 leaders in business, government, education, and diverse industries throughout the United States, including MBA students and selected high school students, for a one-day conference at the Stanford Faculty Club at Stanford University.

The 2016 Silicon Valley Leadership Summit has something for everyone, whether you are new in your profession, a seasoned entrepreneur, or an executive. As always, we allow various networking opportunities throughout the day. This is your chance to make those contacts you have been waiting for.  SVLLS is a “win-win” opportunity that should not be missed. We thank you for your support.

8:00 Registration & Light Continental Breakfast

9:00  Welcome –Frank Carbajal, Founder, EsTiempo, LLC and SVLLS

9:05    Opening keynote “Optimizing the Diversity Pipeline

Laura Gomez, Founder and CEO Atipica

9:30     Networking Break

9:45     Morning Panel -EsTiempo Nation Start-Up Pitch

Moderator: Alberto Yepez, Chairman, Hispanic IT Executive Council, Managing Director, Trident Capital


Sergio Monsalve, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Manny Fernandez, Co-Founder & CEO, DreamFunded

John De Luna, President & CEO, DeLuna Partners

Clay Deanhardt, Entrepreneurial Attorney, Deanhardt Law

Michael Torres, CEO, Adelante Capital, LLC


Evrybit, is a mobile-first live storytelling app.

Phone2action, supplies advocacy and civic engagement tools that connect constituents with their elected officials.

Sabio, cultivates and nurtures exceptional tech talent.

SmileyGo, is a data-driven philanthropy platform.

11:10     Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, DREAMER’s Roadmap – A mobile app that helps undocumented students find scholarship opportunities

11:20     Lunch & Networking

12:20     Luncheon speaker: “Advancing the Latino Talent Agenda in Corporate America”

Dr. Robert Rodriguez, President, DRR Advisors

12:50     Trailblazer Award Presentation by Dr. Jerry Porras, Lane Professor of Organizational Behavior and Change, Emeritus.

Recipient- Monica Lozano, Chairman, Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program

1:10       Coffee & Networking Break

1:20       Pioneer Award Presentation by Andre Arbelaez, President, Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) & SVP & Chief Strategy Officer for Softtek USA.

Recipient –Tim Campos, Chief Information Officer & VP of IT,Facebook

1:40       Networking Break

1:50       Visionary Award Presentation by Michael Torres, CEO, Adelante Capital

Recipient –Fidel Vargas, President & CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund

2:10       Afternoon Networking Break

2:20       Afternoon Plenary “Diversity in the Workplace”

Moderator: Remy Artega, Executive Director, LBAN, Stanford University


Judith Sanchez, Physician, Gardner Family Health Newtork

Gustavo Miguel, Co-Founder, CEO, PocketGM

Elba Linscott, Offering Program Manager, Mobile Apps

Diana A. Chicas In-Orbit Test Director, Space Systems Loral (SSL)

3:30      Networking Break

3:45      Young Latina Project Certificate Presentation

4:00      Closing Keynote: “The Art of Networking- Winning Habits of Building Relationships”

Art Lewin, Owner, Art Lewin & Co. Executive Clothier

4:20       Private Wine Reception hosted by Hispanic-Net

5:30       End

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