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Monthly dinners/Keynote events feature nationally renowned speakers addressing current topics of interest including addressing the latest opportunities and challenges facing the industry.

All take place in an elegant venue, with delicious cuisine and fine wine. These events are usually held on the third Tuesday of the month (Summer months are replaced with social networking and December is replaced by an Annual President’s Holiday Party. Most offer CPE credits.

Upcoming evening program Events

Jul 14

Chandon Virtual Tasting – California in a Glass

Thursday, July 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Who should attend: Chapter Members Chapter Partners

Taste a collection of sparkling wines that reflect the essence of who we are. French born and California raised. Showcasing some of our favorite cuvees. TASTING: Reserve Brut, Reserve Pinot Noir Rosé and Etoile Brut. Please register no later than Tuesday, June 28th.  

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Jul 19

Social Networking with Bocce

Tuesday, July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Who should attend: Chapter Members Chapter Partners Qualified Guests

Social networking, Awards/Thanks to our Officers, and Bocce Award while we recognize and thank our committee members and officers. An opportunity to meet in-person and catch up with your fellow members and partners. Wait, there’s more!  Each member will receive a gift – but you must be there to receive it!! Bocce, also known as

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Jul 25

Robert Half, & FEISV’s 23rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Monday, July 25 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Who should attend: Chapter Members Chapter Partners Rising Stars Non-Members Qualified Guests

      Golf, Contests & Prizes, OHHH MY! Please support a great cause, golf the challenging and scenic Silver Creek Valley CC course, and enjoy great networking opportunities all at the same time. Lots of fun on the course and afterwards! *** Back this year ***  $50,000 Hole In One Contest!!!      

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Aug 02

Federal Reserve Bank, VP of Sustainable Growth in Economic Research, Fernanda Nechio

Tuesday, August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Who should attend: Chapter Members Chapter Partners Qualified Guests

Please join us for a enlightening virtual event with Fernanda Nechio VP of Sustainable Growth in Economic Research Federal Reserve Bank In July 2019 Fernanda was appointed deputy governor at the Central Bank of Brazil, a position she held until May 2021. She was responsible for overseeing the International Research Department, all aspects related to

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Interview with Past speaker and State Controller, Betty Yee

Memorable speakers from past FEI Silicon Valley Dinners have included…

  • Former U.S. Senator Dean Heller
  • Elvis M. Chan, Supervisory Special Agent, National Security, FBI San Francisco
  • Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo, Inc. and former CEO of Autodesk, Inc.
  • Eric Benhamou, Former CEO of 3Com
  • Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
  • Josh Bolten, Former White House Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush
  • Dr. Tom Campbell, Former U.S. Congressman; Former Dean of Business School, University California, Berkeley
  • John Chambers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Systems
  • Bill Chandler, Chancellor, Delaware Chancery
  • Dave DeWalt, CEO of MacAfee, Inc
  • Christopher Dodd, Senator for the state of Connecticut
  • John Doer, partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Board Member
  • Josh Green, General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and Chairman, National Venture Capital Association
  • Robert Greifeld, CEO of NASDAQ
  • Carlos Gutierrez, then-U.S. Secretary of Commerce
  • Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group
  • Gary Hamel, prominent Business Strategist and Author of “Leading the Revolution”
  • David House, Chairman, Brocade Systems
  • Jeff Henley, then-Chief Financial Officer and current Chairman, Oracle Corporation
  • Rick Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes magazine
  • Vinod Khosla, then-partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Greg Maffei, then-Chief Financial Officer, Microsoft
  • Phil Matier, Political Columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and CBS San Francisco
  • James Morgan, Chairman, Applied Materials, Inc
  • Bill Neukom, CEO San Francisco Giants
  • Duncan Niederauer, CEO of NYSE
  • Troy Paredes, Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC)
  • Dr. William Perry, Former US Secretary of Defense
  • Hasso Plattner, Chairman of Supervisory Board of SAP AG
  • Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State. then Provost, Stanford University
  • T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductors
  • David Roux, co-founder of Silver Lake private equity and Former CEO of Liberate
  • Larry Sonsini, Chairman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Eliot Spitzer, Governor for the state of New York
  • Rick Welts, President, Golden State Warriors
  • Steve Westly, then-Controller, State of California and Former eBay executive
  • Meg Whitman, then-CEO of eBay
  • Ken Wilcox, Chairman, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Lew Wolff, owner, Oakland A’s
  • Betty Yee, Controller of the State of California
  • Janet Yellen, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Jed York, CEO, San Francisco 49’ers
  • John A. Young, then-President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard

We invite all Chapter Members to suggest topics and speakers for future Chapter Dinner Meetings.
Please email your suggestions to the Programs Committee Chair Dave Liebes.