The Intersection of Race and Silicon Valley

 

 

Sunday August 9 @ 3:00 pm ET

The death of George Floyd prompted a racial reckoning unlike any in the last half century. People of all backgrounds are asking: What can I do? The next session of What Happens Next on Sunday will explore this question from the vantage point of the wealth creation machine that is Silicon Valley. Should the Silicon Valley ecosystem—entrepreneurs, technology companies, venture capital general partners and limited partners—play a role in furthering racial justice? And if so, how?

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Speakers

 

 

Bill Gurley
Venture Capital
Bio Partner at Benchmark Capital, whose firm has funded Uber, Dropbox, Twitter, Instagram and Ebay

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Bill Gurley, Charley Moore, Daryn Dodson, Nicole Taylor, and John Rice QA

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John Hennessey
Big Technology
Bio: Former Stanford University President and Alphabet/Google Board Chairman

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John Henessey and Charley Moore QA

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Nicole Taylor
Foundations
Bio: CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in the United States with in excess of $10 billion in assets

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Nicole Taylor, Charley Moore, Bill Gurley QA

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Charley Moore
Entrepreneurship
Bio: Founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer. His experience as an attorney representing startups exposed him to both the high cost and high value of great legal advice. Today, Rocket Lawyer is one of the most widely used legal services in the world, with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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John Rice
Social Entrepreneur
Bio: Founder of Management Leadership for Tomorrow

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John Rice, Daryn Dodson, and Nicole Taylor QA

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Daryn Dodson
Social Impact Investing
Bio: Founder of Illumen Capital, a for profit, social impact investor

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