Silicon Valley Chapter

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Join Silicon Valley

The heart of the tech industry, Silicon Valley is home to many of the world’s largest technology corporations as well as countless startups. With so many innovative companies in need of highly skilled workers and talented engineers, this region is no stranger to the plight of immigrants who want nothing more than to contribute to our country and call it home.

FWD.us is proud to represent those voices and to bring renewed awareness to what immigration reform means for our industries, businesses, communities, and our families.

Chapter Leaders

Organizers

Katie Aragon
Silicon Valley Chapter Director, FWD.us
Amir Salehzadeh
Silicon Valley Chapter Manager, FWD.us

Co-Chairs

Nima Asgharbeygi
Tech Lead Manager, Google
Tom Baruch
Partner Emeritus, Formation 8
Trevor Cornwell
Founder & CEO, AppBackr
Will Harlan
Founder, The Mascot
Yun-Fang Juan
Co-Founder & CEO, Fundastic
Mike McCue
Co-Founder & CEO, Flipboard
Babak Pahlavan
Director of Product Management, Google
Brett Rochkind
Managing Director, General Atlantic
Suraj Rajwani
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Double Rock
Alex Rampell
General Partner, Andressen Horowitz
Oren Zeev
Founding Partner, Oren's Capital

Funders

Jim Breyer
Partner, Accel Partners
Steve Chen
Co-founder, Youtube
Stan Chudnovsky
Product Manager, Facebook
Matt Cohler
General Partner, Benchmark
Chris Cox
Vice President of Product, Facebook
Lars Dalgaard
Founder & CEO, SuccessFactors
Bita Daryabari
Founder & Executive Director, Pars Equality Center
John Doerr
General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Paul Graham
Past President, Y Combinator
Noosheen Hashei
Pres & Co-Founder, HAND Foundation
Reed Hastings
Founder & CEO, Netflix
Reed Hoffman
Co-Founder & CEO, LinkedIn
Dick Kramlich
Co-Founder & Chairman, NEA Management
Doug Leone
Partner, Sequoia Capital
Phil Libin
CEO, Evernote
Joe Lonsdale
Partner, Formation 8
Marissa Mayer
CEO, Yahoo
Mary Meeker
General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Chamath Palihapitiya
Founder, Social+Capital Partnership
Handi Partovi
Co-Founder & President, Code.org
Greg Penner
General Partner, Madrone Capital Partners
Keith Rabois
Partner, Khosla Ventures
Hosain Rahman
CEO, Jawbone
Dan Rosensweig
CEO, Ghegg
Jeff Rothschild
VP of Engineering, Facebook
Eric Schmidt
Executive Chairman, Google
Justin Shaffer
Product Manager, Facebook
Darian Shirazi
CEO, Radius
Kevin Systrom
CEO, Instagram
Padmasree Warrior
CTO, Cisco

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