Meet the Joint Venture Team

Joint Venture Staff

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Russell Hancock

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Rachel Massaro

Vice President and Director of Research

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Robin Doran

Vice President, Communications

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Ashley Raggio

Chief Operating Officer

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Jill Minnick Jennings

Creative Director

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Melinda Chacón

Executive Assistant

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Heidi Young

Senior Researcher

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Heidi Rodeback

Grant Writer

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Supported Initiatives Staff

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Kara Gross

Director, Public Sector Climate Initiatives and Executive Director, Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance (SVEDA)

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David Witkowski

Executive Director, Civic Technology Initiatives

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Mohammad Shakouri

Director, Community Broadband

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Robin Franz Martin

Executive Director, Food Recovery Initiative

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Susan Miller-Davis

Associate Director, Food Recovery Initiative

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Ciara Low

Program Manager, Food Recovery Initiative

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Hiba Rteil

Education and Outreach Specialist, Food Recovery Initiative

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Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

The Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies is the research arm of Joint Venture Silicon Valley and housed within the organization. You can learn more about members of the team on the Institute Research Team page.

About Joint Venture

Established in 1993, Joint Venture Silicon Valley is a platform for analysis created and supported by the major sectors (business, government, labor, academia). The analysis emanates from the organization’s research arm, the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies. The Institute catalyzes action by spotlighting issues, convening the region’s leaders, and facilitating a process for collaborative action.

Contact Us

To contact Joint Venture Silicon Valley, call us at (408) 577-2255, or email us at .