2017 Pioneers & Purpose

Pioneers & Purpose:

A Celebration for Education

The 2017 Pioneers & Purpose was a success, raising over $1 million for STEM education!

Pioneers & Purpose (P&P) brings together the best and brightest of Silicon Valley in celebration of education. Since 2005, P&P has been the signature event of SVEF.

 

On November 8th at the Fairmont San Jose, SVEF honored Steve Luczo, Executive Chairman of Seagate Technology, as our Pioneer Business Leader.

Lisa Carrell from Ocala STEAM Academy was honored as Teacher of the Year. Women’s Audio Mission and EnCorps STEM Teachers Program were recipients of SVEF’s STEM Innovation Awards.

Past Honorees:

2017

Steve Luczo

Seagate Technology

2016

Diane Green

Google Cloud Enterprise

2015

John Doerr

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

2014

Thomas L. Friedman

New York Times

2014

Mike Splinter

WISC Partners, LLC

2013

Mike McNamara

Flex

2012

Larry Sonsini

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

2011

Faysal Sohail

Presidio Partners

2010

John W. Thompson

Microsoft

2009

John Chambers

Cisco Systems, Inc

2008

Bruce Chizen

Adobe Systems

2007

Jen-Hsun Huang

Nvidia Corporation

2006

Michael Marks

Riverwood Capital

2005

H. Raymond Bingham

General Atlantic

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