Institute Research Team

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Russell Hancock

President

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Rachel Massaro

Director of Research

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Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies

Margaret O’Mara

Joint Venture has named Margaret O’Mara a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies, its research arm. Considered one of Silicon Valley’s foremost expositors, O’Mara is the Howard & Frances Keller Endowed Professor at the University of Washington and a contributing opinion writer at The New York Times. An award-winning historian, she recently published a history of the Valley that is being hailed as definitive, The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America (Penguin Press, 2019).

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Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies

Karen Trapenberg Frick

Joint Venture has named Karen Trapenberg Frick a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies, its research arm. An expert on transportation planning in the Bay Area and beyond, Professor Frick is the director of the University of California Transportation Center and a professor of city and regional planning at the Berkeley campus.

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Stephen Levy

Affiliated Researcher and Senior Advisor to the Silicon Valley Index

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Jon Haveman

Affiliated Researcher

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Issi Romem

Affiliated Researcher

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Philip Jordan

Affiliated Researcher

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Josh Williams

Affiliated Researcher

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Ryan Young

Affiliated Researcher

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Heidi Young

Affiliated Researcher

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