2017 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit – May 6, 2017

Image provided courtesy of http://svlls.com.

Image provided courtesy of http://svlls.com.

The 2017 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit is coming up Saturday, May 6th at the Stanford Faculty Club. Early bird tickets with a $50 discount are available until February 3 so be sure to purchase your tickets soon.

The Summit will offer compelling and insightful sessions provided by nationally recognized speakers. This year’s theme is “Executive and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Mentoring Up” – It’s Time! (Es Tiempo)”. Our goal is to inspire rising professionals through an interactive discussion with top industry leaders.

The 2017 Silicon Valley Leadership Summit has something for everyone, whether you are new in your profession, a seasoned entrepreneur, or an executive. There will be networking opportunities throughout the day for attendees to make connection.

8:00 Registration & Light Continental Breakfast

9:00 Welcome: Frank Carbajal, Founder, Es Tiempo, LLC and SVLLS

9:05 Opening Keynote: Guillermo Diaz Jr., Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Cisco

9:35 Sponsor Spotlight: TBD

9:40 Networking Break

10:00 Morning Plenary: Building Executive and Entrepreneurial Coalitions

Moderator: Sergio Garcia, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Zeltiq


Irene Chavez, Senior Vice President and Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente

Cesar Donofrio, Chief Executive Officer, & Co-Founder, Making Sense, LLC.

Carmen, Rojas, Chief Executive Officer, The Workers Lab

Anthony Salcido, Vice President & Corporate Controller, Toyota Motors North America

Yai Vargas, National Marketing Manager, New York Life

11:15 Sponsor Spotlight: TBD

11:30 Lunch & Networking

12:40 Luncheon Panel: How to be a Latino Outlier

Moderator: Jesse Martinez, Co-founder, Latino Startup Alliance


Lance Rios, President & Founder, Being Latino

Mariana Frese, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Hellotracks

1:10 Award Presentation: Lifetime Leadership Award

Sol Trujillo, Chairman,Trujillo Group Investments

1:25 Coffee & Networking Break

1:35 Award Presentation: Visionary Leadership Award

Rick Najera, Actor, Director, Writer, Author, Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood

1:50 pm Sponsor Spotlight: TBD

1:55 pm Award Presentation: Pioneer Leadership Award

Angelica Perez-Litwin, Ph.D., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Latinas Think Big

2:10 pm Afternoon Networking Break

2:20 pm Young Latina Project

2:35 pm Closing Keynote Speaker

Mickey Ibarra President & Founder, Ybarra Strategy Group

Speakers and times are subject to change

Purchase your tickets here http://bit.ly/2kpn51h