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Joint Venture adds board members from Google, SVB, McKinsey & Co.

Minnie Ingersoll, Stephan Eberle, Michael Uhl approved at quarterly meeting

Minnie Ingersoll Stephan Eberle Michael Uhl

June 14, 2013 - Joint Venture Silicon Valley today announced the election of three new members to its board of directors: Minnie Ingersoll of Google, Stephan Eberle of SVB Financial Group and Michael Uhl of McKinsey & Company.

Ingersoll is a principal at Google, where she leads projects to apply technical solutions to foster effective, open and innovative societies. She joined Google as a product manager in 2002. She co-founded the Access team, a cross-functional product, policy and engineering unit. She has a BS in computer science from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Eberle is assistant general counsel and practice head for Silicon Valley Bank’s global commercial banking business lines, providing legal guidance for the firm’s U.S. businesses and the its subsidiaries in China, India, Israel and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining the bank in 1999, he spent seven years at law firms in San Francisco. He earned his law degree from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law and graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and with high distinction from UC Berkeley.

Uhl is a partner in the Silicon Valley office of McKinsey & Company with more than 20 years of experience driving significant EBITDA and working capital improvements across the industrial, semiconductor, electronic and energy/solar industries. Prior to joining McKinsey, he was a partner and leader in PRTM’s technology practice and held earlier positions with Deloitte Consulting, General Motors and Ford. He earned a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and received a master of science in manufacturing from Stanford University.

The 50-member Joint Venture board of directors includes senior-level representatives from business, local and regional government, academia, labor and workforce organizations and the broader community. Among Joint Venture’s current regional initiatives are programs to support economic development, strengthen climate protection, building the nation’s highest performance two-way power network, broaden the region's wireless infrastructure and improve the El Camino Real. The president and CEO of Joint Venture is Russell Hancock.

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