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Media Advisory: 2023 State of the Valley conference

January 19, 2022

WHAT: Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual State of the Valley conference

WHEN: Friday, February 17, 2022, 9 a.m. until noon PST

WHERE: Hybrid event, in-person at the Computer History Museum, livestreamed via Brandlive

REGISTER: https://jointventure.org/events/state-of-the-valley

The 2023 State of the Valley conference is Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s annual “town hall” meeting where Bay Area business leaders, government officials, academia, labor and community leaders, journalists, and citizens come together to discuss Silicon Valley’s economic health and well-being.

A limited number of in-person guests will attend the conference at the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View. Capped at 350, in-person guests will be seated at tables of eight; an unlimited number of virtual guests are also expected to sign on.


9:00 a.m.
Welcome from Joint Venture Co-Chairs

  • John Tenanes, Meta
  • Susan Ellenberg, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Briefing: 2023 Silicon Valley Index, Economy

  • Russell Hancock, President & CEO, Joint Venture

Panel Discussion

  • AnnaLee Saxenian, University of California at Berkeley
  • Somesh Dash, IVP
  • John Markoff (moderator), New York Times & Stanford University

Performance Art by MOSAIC America

10:20 - Break

Briefing: 2023 Silicon Valley Index, Community

  • Russell Hancock

Response and Discussion

Local artists will perform vignettes of individuals facing the most common challenges in our communities today, followed by an example of a real-life community-driven solution, and a discussion by sector leaders on Silicon Valley's next steps.

NOON - Adjourn

Featured Sessions

Russell Hancock, President and CEO of Joint Venture, will present a briefing on the 2023 Silicon Valley Index, this year focusing on economy and community in two sessions. The comprehensive report is produced by the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies, the research arm of Joint Venture, which measures the economic health and vitality of the region.

Additional info:

The 2023 Silicon Valley Index will be released to the public at 10 a.m. PST February 15, 2023.

Board Co-Chairs: John Tenanes, Meta; Hon. Susan Ellenberg, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Sponsors: Meta, Accenture, Bank of America, Stanford Children’s Health, and PG&E.

Hashtag: #SOTV23 Twitter: @JointVentureSVN

Limited credentials are available for journalists who wish to cover State of the Valley.

Please contact Robin Doran: (408) 348-7348.

About Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Established in 1993, Joint Venture provides analysis and action on issues affecting the Silicon Valley economy and quality of life. The organization brings together established and emerging leaders—from business, government, academia, labor and the broader community—to spotlight issues, launch projects and work toward innovative solutions. For more information, visit www.jointventure.org.

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