2018 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit


Get your tickets for the 9th annual Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit (SVLLS), on May 19, 2018. The summit is an opportunity to hear compelling and insightful sessions provided by nationally recognized speakers.

Join the conversation with top industry leaders as they concentrate on topics on this year’s theme is “Building Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace– It’s Time! (Es Tiempo)”.

SVLLS Agenda

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: TBD

9:40 Networking Break

10:00 Morning Plenary: Elevating Diversity and Inclusion

Moderator, Victor Arias, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry International


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, HOLA 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: Jorge Titinger, Founder, and CEO, Titinger Consulting


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

Dr. Antonio Flores, President, and CEO, Hispanic Association Colleges & Universities

1:30 Coffee & Networking Break

1:40 Award Presentation: Visionary Leadership Award

Ramon 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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