March 15, 2018, 5:30 PM
Stanford Faculty Club
439 Lagunita Dr., Stanford, CA 94305
The Silicon Valley Global Awards brings together the most entrepreneurial minds in Silicon Valley and beyond to honor top Irish and Irish-American executives making a significant impact in their field. A total of fifty executives are selected and honored each year. The event generates rich networking opportunities, and showcases experts and innovators from the ITLG community advancing technology today.
Agenda for the Evening
Registration & Networking
Welcome & Introduction
Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation
Distinguished Leadership Award
Presented to Dr. Ann Kelleher, SVP & GM of the Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel Corporation
Fireside Chat with Aaron Levie, Founder & CEO, Box, and
Dr. Craig Barrett, Former Chairman & CEO, Intel Corporation
Fireside chat with Dr. Alison Darcy, Founder & CEO, Woebot, and
Anne-Marie Farrell, Head of Small Business Marketing, Google, and moderated by Katie McMahon, VP & GM, SoundHound Inc.
SV50 Honoree Awards
Hall of Fame Awards
Guest of Honor
Heather Humphreys TD was appointed Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation in November 2017. She began her political career in 2003 when she was co-opted to Monaghan County Council. She was re-elected in 2004 and again in 2009. During this time she served in a number of capacities including Chair of the Council’s Strategic Policy Committee on Planning & Economic Development and as County Mayor. Minister Humphreys was elected to the Dáil in 2011 for the constituency of Cavan Monaghan. In 2014, she was appointed to the position of Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and then, in 2016, to the newly expanded position of Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. She was responsible for the 2016 Centenary Programme and, as Minister with responsibility for rural affairs, she launched the Action Plan for Rural Development.
Aaron Levie is Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder and Chairman at Box, which he launched in 2005 with CFO and co-founder Dylan Smith. Aaron is the visionary behind the Box product and platform strategy, incorporating the best of secure content collaboration with an intuitive user experience suited to the way people work today. Aaron leads the company in its mission to transform the way people and businesses work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions.
Craig Barrett, Ph.D., was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Intel Corporation from 1998 to 2005 and May 18, 2005 until May 20, 2009 respectively. Dr. Barrett served as Chief Executive Officer of Intel at Sustainable Performance Group AG. He served for over 12 years as Intel's COO where he developed their industry-leading manufacturing process in over 32 countries. Dr. Barrett attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California from 1957 to 1964 and received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science.
Distinguished Leadership Award
Dr. Ann B. Kelleher is senior vice president and general manager of the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for corporate quality assurance, corporate services, customer fulfillment and supply chain management. She is also responsible for strategic planning for the company’s worldwide manufacturing operations. Before assuming her current position in the Technology and Manufacturing Group, Kelleher was general manager of the Fab/Sort Manufacturing organization. In that role, she was responsible for all aspects of Intel’s high-volume silicon manufacturing. Earlier in her Intel career, Kelleher was the site manager of Intel’s Fab 11X fabrication facility in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, the plant manager of Intel’s Fab 12 facility in Chandler, Arizona, as well as the factory manager of Fab 24 in Leixlip, Ireland. Kelleher joined Intel in 1996 as a process engineer, going on to manage technology transfers and factory ramp-ups in a variety of positions spanning 200mm and 300mm technologies. She holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, all from University College Cork in Ireland.
Announcing our 2018 SV50 Honorees
We are delighted to announce the first 30 of our Silicon Valley 50 Honorees for 2018. These are top Irish and Irish-American executives making a significant impact in their field. Congratulations to all on their well-deserved achievement!
ITLG Hall of Fame
The ITLG Hall of Fame includes those who have been an SV50 honoree three or more times, as well as those who have received the Distinguished Leadership Award in the past. This year, the following people will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Kevin Barrett, Chief Evangelist Content Management Platform at Medidata Solutions
Craig Barrett, Former Chairman & CEO at Intel Corporation
Shane Buckley, Senior Vice President at NetGear
Margaret Burgraff, Vice President at Intel Corporation
Chris Buddin, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs
James Carroll, Chief Platform and Globalization Officer at Go Daddy
Liam Casey, Founder & CEO at PCH Internatonal
John Collison, Co-Founder & President at Stripe
Patrick Collison, Co-Founder & Content Strategist at Stripe
Adele Cooper, UK & Ireland Country Manager at Pinterest
Sean Cunningham, Managing Director at Trident Capital Cybersecurity
John Donahoe, Chair of the Board at PayPal
Caroline Donahue, Former CMO at Intuit
Rory Dooley, GM at Jaybird, SVP & GM at Ultimate Ears
Caroline Dowling, President, Communications & Enterprise Compute at Flex
Una Fox, VP Digital Marketing Technology at The Walt Disney Company
Sarah Friar, CFO and Operations Lead at Square
John Gilmore, COO, Noon Home
Kieran Hannon, Chief Marketing Officer at Belkin International
John Hartnett, Founder & CEO, SVG Partners; Founder & President, ITLG
Claire Hayes, Managing Director at PWC
Trevor Healy, Co-founder & Managing Partner at SansaA
John Herlihy, VP and Managing Director, EMEA at LinkedIn
PJ Hough, SVP, Senior Product Officer at Citrix
Claire Lee, Head of Early Stage at Silicon Valley Bank
Brian Long, Founder & Managing Partner, Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Rory McInerney, Corporate Vice President at Intel
Bill McKiernan, President at WSM Capital LLC
Katie McMahon, Vice President & General Manager, Consumer Business at SoundHound Inc.
Monique Meche, Vice President, Global Public Policy at Netflix
Mairtini NiDhomhnaill, Founder, Countsy
Eddie O'Brien, Global Channel Chief at Dropbox
Niall O'Connor, Chief Information Officer at Apple
Rory O'Driscoll, Partner at Scale Venture Partners
John O'Farrell, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
John O'Grady, Senior VP at Eastman Kodak
Barry O'Sullivan, CEO at Altocloud, Advisor to CEO at Genesys
John Ryan, Former Co-founder, Chairman & CEO at Macrovision
Jacinta Tobin, SVP Global Sales at Polyverse
Lorraine Twohill, Head of Marketing at Google
Niall Wall, SVP Business Development & Emerging Businesses at Box
Shane Wall, HP Chief Technology Officer, Global Head of HP Labs