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For 34 years, our organization has been a key part of Silicon Valley’s vibrant ecosystem. We organize over 70 different activities per year and have worked with over 40 countries. Our partners include global leaders Accenture, IBM, Microsoft, Mercer, and K&L Gates, just to name a few; as well as leading venture capital firms and service providers. Silicon Valley Forum is a fully independent 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

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Press releases

  20 Years in the Making: Silicon Valley Forum Announces 20th Anniversary Visionary Awards

The Future of Smart Software: Silicon Valley Forum and SAP Announce February Half-Day Conference on AI and Enterprise

 From Atari to Augmented Reality: In Conversation With Nolan Bushnell at Silicon Valley Forum’s 4th Annual Visionary Salon 

  Silicon Valley Forum Presents the 19th Annual Visionary Awards Honoring Silicon Valley Innovators Jennifer Pahlka of Code   for America, Tom Wheeler of FCC, Carl Bass of Autodesk, and Andrew Grove, former Intel CEO (posthumous).

  Your Ultimate Guide to Silicon Valley: Silicon Valley Forum Debuts Brand-New Web Portal

  Silicon Valley Forum Welcomes Nest Founder Tony Fadell to Their Third Annual Visionary Salon



Articles covered from our conferences, programs and event. 

     Why CIOs should make time for Silicon Valley trips
        The Internet of Cows herds hackers to support the global cattle industry

                Big names in tech coming to San Jose for 20th Visionary Awards

   Salinas AgTech Draws Global Delegations 

   South Florida startup wins Silicon Valley Competition


   FCC's Wheeler confident Supreme Court will back net neutrality


  Andy Grove remembered as 'bridge builder' 


 Silicon Valley tech leaders honor four of its Visionaries 

       The big takeaway from the Silicon Valley 'Oscars:' Be responsible, not greedy