Joint Venture Profiles
Each month, Joint Venture profiles a member of the board or other project leader from the Silicon Valley landscape, featured here and in Valley Vision, Joint Venture's monthly newsletter. Please enjoy meeting the people behind the headlines and learning more about them.
Meet Ed Shikada
City Manager, Palo Alto
Ed Shikada, city manager of Palo Alto since 2018 and a member of Joint Venture’s board of directors, has come a long way from what he calls the “sticks” of Hawaii.
Shikada was born and raised in the little town of Kealakekua on the big island of Hawaii, most famous as the landing spot of Captain Cook, who sailed into Kealakekua Bay in 1779. Shikada’s family owned a... Read more