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2019 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

2018 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

4/1/18 – The 9th annual SVLLS is SOLD OUT!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Stanford Faculty Club439 Lagunita Dr., Stanford, CA 94305

Es Tiempo, LLC., is proud to announce the 9th annual Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit (SVLLS), on May 19, 2018. The Summit will offer compelling and insightful sessions provided by nationally recognized speakers. This year’s theme is “Building Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace– It’s Time! (Es Tiempo)”. Our goal is to inspire rising professionals through an interactive discussion with top industry leaders.

The 2018 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, Es Tiempo, LLC and SVLLS

9:05 Opening Keynote
Brian Tippens, VP, Chief Diversity Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

9:35 Sponsor Spotlight: Kaiser Permanente

9:40 Networking Break

10:00 Morning Plenary: Elevating Diversity and Inclusion
Moderator, Victor Arias, Managing Director, RSR Partners


Anna Dapelo-Garcia, Administrative Director,  Stanford Health Care & Founder, Lean in Latinas

Marshia Escobar, Director, LinkedIn

Isaura Gaeta, VP and General Manager, Systems Engineering, Platform Engineering Group, Intel

Silvia Johnson (Siguenza), VP, Diversity and Global Talent, Symantec

Maria Medrano, Director, Inclusion & Collaboration- Employee, Customer & Partner Experiences, Cisco

Gina Miranda, OLA Co-Chair,  Cloud Services Global Operations, Oracle

11:25 Sergio Castillo, Actor, Producer – Film Preview, “Hole in the Wall”

11:35 Lunch & Networking

12:35 Luncheon Discussion: Innovative Latino Start-Ups

Moderator: Moderator: Sergio Garcia, Former SVP, General Counsel, ZELTIQ, Inc.


Robbie Cabral, CEO and Founder, Benjilock, LLC

Martha Hernandez, Founder and CEO, MadeBOS

Marisela Garcia Marquez, Founder, Iberus

Bá Minuzzi, Founder & Managing Partner, Babel Ventures

1:10 Award Presentation: Lifetime Leadership Award

Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA

1:30 Coffee & Networking Break

1:40 Award Presentation: Visionary Leadership Award

Ramón Baez , Former SVP, Customer Evangelist and Customer Advocate, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

2:00 Award Presentation: Pioneer Leadership Award

Adriana Gascoigne, Founder and CEO, Girls in Tech

2:20 SVLLS Young Latina Scholars (Ivy League Project & Salinas Dream Academy Collaborative)

2:40 Closing Keynote Speaker
Dr. Robert Rodriguez, President, Dr. Rodriguez Advisors, LLC.

3:00 Private Reception Co-hosted by Hispanic-Net

Speakers and times are subject to change.

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