Connecting the world to Silicon Valley – since 1983.

We connect people and organizations to the knowledge, networks, and companies in Silicon Valley. We leverage our 38 years of experience and our proven impact on a global scale – as well as our vast network in local ecosystem, to provide resources for both U.S. and global entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders to help build and scale your company and innovation.

Our customized programs for entrepreneurs, corporate executives, university students, and strategic partnerships with top Silicon Valley technology companies provide the necessary tools to drive impact and thrive in today’s fast-paced digital economy.

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Our Silicon Valley Team

Through public events and closed session roundtable discussions,
we will help you identify partners and promote the benefits of your region.


Denyse Cardozo

Executive Director

Mandy Llerena

Director of Marketing & Events

Gail Christine Gannon

International Relations, Startup Programs

Doniv Joseph

Doniv Joseph

Video & Animation Intern

Our work is supported by four pillars:

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Our Global Team

Our Global Ambassadors are leaders of change and help grow
and support our international work around the world

Mariana Stegagnini

Team Argentina

Bengt Eliasson

Team Sweden

Gökçen Şahin

Team Turkey

Shubham Singla

Team India

Olson Urtecho

Team Spain & Portugal

Ramesh Kumar Nanjundaiya

Team India


Team México

Sandra Valdes Dorantes

Team México

Board of Advisors

Mentors and Champions

Our Expert Advisors

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