Date

March 15, 2018, 5:30 PM

 

Location

Stanford Faculty Club

439 Lagunita Dr., Stanford, CA 94305

 

Overview

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
Gala Dinner

Ministerial Address
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

Networking

 

Guest of Honor

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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.

 

Event Speakers

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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.

 
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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

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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!

  Ciaran Lee  CTO, Intercom   

Ciaran Lee
CTO, Intercom

 

  Denise Tormey  President & Co-Founder, PlanNet21 Communications

Denise Tormey
President & Co-Founder, PlanNet21 Communications

  David Doyle  President & Managing Director, HEIDENHAIN Corp

David Doyle
President & Managing Director, HEIDENHAIN Corp

  John Abel  SVP & Chief Information Officer, Ellie Mae

John Abel
SVP & Chief Information Officer, Ellie Mae

  Alison Darcy  Founder & CEO, Woebot  

Alison Darcy
Founder & CEO, Woebot
 

  Danny Wallace  Partner, PwC

Danny Wallace
Partner, PwC

  Matt Bradley  SVP, Development, Oracle

Matt Bradley
SVP, Development, Oracle

  Anne-Marie Farrell  Head of Small Business Marketing, Google  

Anne-Marie Farrell
Head of Small Business Marketing, Google  

  Tadhg Bourke  Director Global Employee Services, Netflix  

Tadhg Bourke
Director Global Employee Services, Netflix  

  Oisin Hanrahan  Co-founder & CEO, Handy

Oisin Hanrahan
Co-founder & CEO, Handy

  Carmel Galvin  Chief Human Resources Officer, Autodesk  

Carmel Galvin
Chief Human Resources Officer, Autodesk
 

  John Wall  CFO, Cadence Design Systems

John Wall
CFO, Cadence Design Systems

  Martin Devenney  COO & SVP Manufacturing, Nanosys

Martin Devenney
COO & SVP Manufacturing, Nanosys

  Angela McKenna  SVP HR, Salesforce  

Angela McKenna
SVP HR, Salesforce
 

  Dan Kiely  Co-Founder & CEO, Voxpro

Dan Kiely
Co-Founder & CEO, Voxpro

  John Wrenn  VP Information Technology, Enterprise Applications, Flex

John Wrenn
VP Information Technology, Enterprise Applications, Flex

  Pat Phelan  Founder Trustev | SVP TransUnion

Pat Phelan
Founder Trustev | SVP TransUnion

  Gerard Dwyer  CFO, Waymo   

Gerard Dwyer
CFO, Waymo

 

  Seamus McAteer  General Manager, Revenue & Partnerships, AISense Inc.

Seamus McAteer
General Manager, Revenue & Partnerships, AISense Inc.

  Peggy Johnson  Executive VP, Business Development, Microsoft

Peggy Johnson
Executive VP, Business Development, Microsoft

  Brian Desmond  Chief Marketing Officer, Guidewire Software

Brian Desmond
Chief Marketing Officer, Guidewire Software

  Noel Kenehan  VP and CTO Emerging Business, Ericsson

Noel Kenehan
VP and CTO Emerging Business, Ericsson

  Rory Cameron  Executive VP, CallidusCloud

Rory Cameron
Executive VP, CallidusCloud

  Grainne Barron  Founder & CEO, ViddyAd

Grainne Barron
Founder & CEO, ViddyAd

  John Malloy  General Partner & Founder, BlueRun Ventures

John Malloy
General Partner & Founder, BlueRun Ventures

  Laura Fay  Head of Research, Product Management Practice, TSIA

Laura Fay
Head of Research, Product Management Practice, TSIA

  John Denniston  Chairman, Shared-X  

John Denniston
Chairman, Shared-X  

  Domhnaill Hernon  Head of Innovation Incubation and Experiments in Arts and Technology, Nokia Bell Labs

Domhnaill Hernon
Head of Innovation Incubation and Experiments in Arts and Technology, Nokia Bell Labs

  Barbara Murphy  VP Marketing, Weka.IO   

Barbara Murphy
VP Marketing, Weka.IO   

  Pearse Lyons  Founder & President, Alltech  

Pearse Lyons
Founder & President, Alltech
 

  John Hughes  Co-founder, TubeMogul | VP, Adobe

John Hughes
Co-founder, TubeMogul | VP, Adobe

  Linda Kiely  Co-Founder & Director, Voxpro

Linda Kiely
Co-Founder & Director, Voxpro

  Vincent Roche  President & CEO, Analog  

Vincent Roche
President & CEO, Analog
 

  Peter Real  Senior VP & CTO, Analog

Peter Real
Senior VP & CTO, Analog

  Ruth Cotter  CHRO and Senior VP Worldwide Marketing and Investor Relations, AMD

Ruth Cotter
CHRO and Senior VP Worldwide Marketing and Investor Relations, AMD

  Dave Burke  VP Engineering, Google  

Dave Burke
VP Engineering, Google
 

  Phelim O'Doherty  VP, Communications Cloud, Oracle  

Phelim O'Doherty
VP, Communications Cloud, Oracle
 

  Colum Slevin  Head of Experiences, Oculus VR  

Colum Slevin
Head of Experiences, Oculus VR
 

  James Hart  Global VP, MainStreaming  

James Hart
Global VP, MainStreaming
 

  Anita Sands  Board Director, Symantec

Anita Sands
Board Director, Symantec

  Cormac Conroy  Corporate VP and General Manager, Intel

Cormac Conroy
Corporate VP and General Manager, Intel

  Liam Madden  Senior VP, Xilinx

Liam Madden
Senior VP, Xilinx

  Kevin McCarthy  GM Finance - CFO Consumer and Device Sales, Microsoft

Kevin McCarthy
GM Finance - CFO Consumer and Device Sales, Microsoft

  Stuart Coulson  Investor | Lecturer, Stanford

Stuart Coulson
Investor | Lecturer, Stanford

  Ray Smith  Co-founder & GM, DataHug | SVP, CallidusCloud  

Ray Smith
Co-founder & GM, DataHug | SVP, CallidusCloud
 

  Andrew Wright  CEO, Waterbit

Andrew Wright
CEO, Waterbit

  Elaine Laird  VP Of Global Supply Chain, Logitech

Elaine Laird
VP Of Global Supply Chain, Logitech

  Ray O'Farrell  EVP & CTO, VMware      

Ray O'Farrell
EVP & CTO, VMware    
 

  Colin Ryan  Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Colin Ryan
Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

  Maire Sogabe  Chief of Staff to the Chief Security Officer, PG&E

Maire Sogabe
Chief of Staff to the Chief Security Officer, PG&E

 

 

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

 

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