Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Since the beginning, we’ve focused on providing the best user experience possible. Whether we’re designing a new Internet browser or a new tweak to the look of the homepage, we take great care to ensure that they will ultimately serve you, rather than our own internal goal or bottom line.
IDEO (pronounced “eye-dee-oh”) is an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow. We identify new ways to serve and support people by uncovering latent needs, behaviors, and desires.
Morrison & Foerster is a firm of exceptional credentials. Our name is synonymous with a commitment to client service that informs everything that we do. We are recognized throughout the world as a leader in providing cutting-edge legal advice on matters that are redefining practices and industries.
We are a team of Silicon Valley engineers, product specialists, designers, and entrepreneurs who have come together to build a next-generation video network. Our customers include many of the world’s leading media companies across news, sports and entertainment. We help media brands create new video content in more real-time, cost-efficient ways and we bring an entirely new approach for our partners to distribute and monetize their video.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a "City of Learning" — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.
Principal at Vorto Consulting
Deborah Perry Piscione is a Principal at Vorto Consulting and specializes in innovation processes and talent development. She is the architect of the new innovation methodology, Improvisational Innovation, which engages all of the organization’s talent in bottoms-up innovation. She is a former entrepreneur (building out three companies in six years) and collaborates with IDEO, the world’s leading innovation and design consultancy firm, on innovation processes.
Ames Research Center, one of 10 NASA field Centers, is located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. For over 60 years, Ames has led NASA in conducting world-class research and development. With 2500 employees and an annual budget of $860 million, Ames provides NASA with advancements in science and technology.
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
BootUP leverages an unparalleled ecosystem of partners, advisors and investors to deliver faster setup, relevant localization and exceptional growth across all stages of the company lifecycle. We stand by your company as it evolves from early stage to a well-established company. Each element of our full life cycle ecosystem supports the other elements and makes them stronger, allowing us to offer you more robust, tuned and effective solutions and advice.
I am a world citizen and the founding CEO of an IoT (Internet of Things) company in Silicon Valley. My last company in the enterprise mobility and security space, Bitzer Mobile, was recently acquired by Oracle.