Oxman named to San Jose Forum’s 20th Visionary Awards

Oxman named to San Jose Forum’s 20th Visionary Awards image

May 04 2017

From the website: The honorees follow in the footsteps of past Visionary Award winners, which include Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Marc Andreessen and Gordon Moore. Being honored this year are: Megan Smith— Former chief technology officer of the United States and ex-vice president of Google X; Steve Jurvetson— Co-founder of the Menlo Park venture firm of Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Don Eigler— Noted nanotechnology expert and physicist who was associated with IBM’s Almaden Research Center in San Jose. He is now director at the Wetnose Institute for Advanced Pelagic Studies; Neri Oxman— Architect, designer, inventor, and professor at MIT’s Media Lab; Linda Rottenberg— CEO and co-founder of Endeavor who is known as a "mentor capitalist" because of her frequent consulting to big tech companies and startups.

From the website: Please join us on June 8th, 2017, for the 20th anniversary celebration of Silicon Valley Forum's annual Visionary Awards. For the past two decades, legendary colleagues and past honorees have come together to celebrate the spirit of innovation, and honor those who have made Silicon Valley synonymous with creativity and life-changing advancements in technology. In addition to this year's amazing honorees, we're delighted to showcase a distinguished panel on the future of technology, featuring previous Visionary honorees: Ann Winblad - founding partner of HWVP (honored in 1999), Vint Cerf - vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google (honored in 2006), Ray Kurzweil - author, inventor, and futurist (honored in 2013).

Our 2017 honorees will follow in the footsteps of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jessica Jackley, Scott McNealy, Ray Kurzweil, Reed Hastings, Tim O'Reilly, Padma Warrior, Anne Wojcicki, and Reid Hoffman--just to name a few. For more information and past recipients, please click here

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