2022 State of the Valley Program

9:00 AM


  • Marc Tessier-Lavigne
    Stanford University
  • Nicole Taylor
    Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Dave Wehner

9:15 AM

Briefing: The 2022 Silicon Valley Index

  • Russell Hancock
    President & Chief Executive Officer, Joint Venture Silicon Valley
    President, Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

10:10 AM

Stanford Taiko

10:15 AM


10:30 AM

Panel Discussion

  • Michele Lew
    The Health Trust
  • Jim Wunderman
    Bay Area Council
  • Caroline Simard (moderator)
    VMWare Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab, Stanford University

11:00 AM

The Stanford Talisman

11:05 AM


11:15 AM

Keynote presentation

  • Eugene Robinson
    Washington Post

11:55 AM

Poetry Reading

  • Tshaka Campbell
    Santa Clara County Poet Laureate

12:00 PM


The 2022 State of the Valley conference is made possible with generous support from Meta as the lead sponsor, with additional support from Accenture, Stanford Children’s Health, Bank of America, and these other sponsors.

Stanford University is co-presenting the 2022 State of the Valley as an Office of Community Engagement Forum, periodic events that showcase regional collaboration on timely topics and advance Stanford’s mission.

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