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Spring CIE Speaker Series Welcomes John Denniston

Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Santa Clara, CA

Spring CIE Speaker Series Welcomes John Denniston

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CIE Speaker Series

Welcomes

John Denniston 

John Denniston 

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our upcoming Spring CIE Speaker Series featuring John Denniston on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. 
 
Event Information:
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
6:30-7:00 pm Check In/Registration & Complimentary Desserts
7:00-8:30 pm  Program
 
Recital Hall
Parking available in the Parking Structure (permits required on campus until 8 pm)
 

John Denniston is President of the Board of Directors of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Mateo County.  He is a former partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, where he ran the KPCB Green Growth Fund, which invests in and supports growth-stage greentech sustainability companies.  

Prior to joining KPCB, John was a managing director and head of technology investment banking for the Western United States at Salomon Smith Barney.  He also served on the investment committees for Salomon's venture capital direct investment fund and CitiGroup's venture capital fund of funds.  Earlier in his career, John was a partner at the law firm Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, where he was head of the firms' venture capital practice group and co-head of its information technology practice group.  He also served on the investment committee for the firm's venture capital fund.

John is actively involved in public policy issues, having testified before Congressional committees on numerous occasions.  He serves on the board of advisors of the National Renewable Energy Labs and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.  John holds a BA in Economics and a JD from the University of Michigan.  

 

 

In compliance with the ADA/504 please direct your accommodation requests to: Linda Jenkins via email at ljenkins@scu.edu at least 7 days prior to the event.

 

 

"The presence of a guest speaker on the campus of SCU does not necessarily imply approval or endorsement by the University of the views expressed by the guest speaker or by anyone else present at the event"


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Santa Clara University
Recital Hall, Music & Dance Building
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)


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Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is at the global nexus of high-technology industry, venture capital, and entrepreneurial talent.  Santa Clara's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) strives to foster, promote, and strengthen this talent locally and globally by leveraging a unique combination of strengths and advantages:  our ideal location; a 450-year Jesuit educational tradition; state-of-the-art facilities; and distinguished faculty, staff, alumni and friends.

The CIE helps prepare students for entrepreneurial leadership through a variety of opportunities within diverse organizational settings. 

Learn more today at www.scu.edu/business/cie


About CAPE:

The California Program for Entrepreneurship is an initiative of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.  CAPE provides education and mentoring to emerging entrepreneurs to help them develop and grow businesses that will contribute to the growth and well-being of the California economy.  During CAPE's first four years, 2010-2013:

-1,100+ Applications Received
-164 Accepted to the Program
-112 Participants Enrolled in CAPE
-95 Entrepreneurs Representing 83 Ventures Have Graduated from CAPE 

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