The Woman's Club thanks Russell Hancock, CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, for speaking at our  luncheon on November 20, 2013.   Dr. Hancock shared his perspectives on “Inside Silicon Valley- Challenges and Opportunities.

Established in 1993, Joint Venture Silicon Valley provides analysis and action on issues affecting our region's economy and quality of life. The organization brings together established and emerging leaders—from business, government, academia, labor and the broader community—to spotlight issues and work toward innovative solutions.

In today’s fast-moving global economy, Silicon Valley more than ever faces mounting challenges to preserve its standing as the world's best region for innovation and entrepreneurship. To meet and act on those challenges, Joint Venture provides a neutral forum for collaborative regional thinking and leadership from both the public and private sectors.