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Nancy Abrams Dreier '86, P'12, P'15
Director, West Coast Engagement and Cornell Silicon Valley (CSV)
Cornell University

Christina DePalma '10
Associate Director, West Coast Engagement and Cornell Silicon Valley (CSV)
Cornell University

Francine Darling
Administrative Assistant
Office of Alumni Affairs
Cornell University


The Bay Area of California is home to the largest concentration of Cornell Alumni in the west. Many of these alumni, as well as parents and friends of the University, work in the fields of technology and entrepreneurship that the world defines as Silicon Valley. Cornell Silicon Valley (CSV) provides educational and networking opportunities throughout the Bay Area, with programs based in Silicon Valley, Downtown San Francisco, the Peninsula, and the South Bay.

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Upcoming Events

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CSV in partnership with Cornell Law and Johnson present: How do Business Ethics and Law Affect Organizations? featuring Professor Bradley Wendel, Cornell Law School, Gregory Heibel, JD ’98, MBA ’99, Peter Healy, MBA ’75 and Ruth Ann Keene '91, JD '98.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP – Menlo Park

Business Ethics and Law

CSV and the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering (BME) present: When to Partner and When to Sell,
Behind the Scenes of the Regeneron-Sanofi & GeneWEAVE-Roche Deals. Hosted by Stephen Mong '92, MEng '93, MBA '02, Founder & Managing Director of Orien Capital Management, LLC, featuring Michael Aberman ’93, SVP of Strategy and Investor Relations, Regeneron, Constantine Chinoporos ’88, VP of Business Development, Sanofi, Diego Rey, MS '08, PhD '12, Head of Research of GeneWEAVE, a Division of Roche Molecular Systems, Jason Springs, MBA '09, Head of Marketing of GeneWEAVE, a Division of Roche Molecular Systems, and Marjolein van der Meulen, Director, Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering (BME).
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising – Union Square











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News & Blog

Quora's Charlie Cheever On Building A Disruptive Knowledge Platform
May 29, 2011 | TechCrunch

Is There A Peak Age for Entrepreneurship?
May 28, 2011 | TechCrunch

Student' robots fly, roll, talk and learn to be useful
May 26, 2011 | Chronicle Online

Since 2009 Kickstarter Funneled $60 Million to 24,000 Crowd-Funded Projects
May 25, 2011 | TechCrunch

Y Combinator's Paul Graham: We're Looking For People Like Us
May 24, 2011 | TechCrunch

Want to stay in touch with Cornell? There's an App for that!
May 18, 2011 | Apple iTunes

Angry Bunny, Squidget Snatcher and others showcase ingenuity at computer game expo
May 18, 2011 | Chronicle Online

Euwyn, Ruby, and Ramen
May 16, 2011 | Cornell Silicon Valley Blog

Robot walks a 40.5-mile ultramarathon without recharge
May 10, 2011 | Chronicle Online

Psychologist ponders perceived and virtual reality vs. 'real' reality
May 4, 2011 | Chronicle Online

Big Idea winner: Solar cell phone charger that only works when malaria net is used
April 18, 2011 | Chronicle Online

Highlights from "Early Evening with David Skorton"
March 14, 2011 | CornellCast

Mobile, social, cloud computing dominate Cornell Silicon Valley's annual gathering
March 2011 | Ezra Update

University Awards Entrepreneur Grants
November 19, 2010 | The Cornell Daily Sun

Professors Explore Future of Wireless Communication
November 16, 2010 | The Cornell Daily Sun 

Cornell alumni-founded Opzi launches at TechCrunch Disrupt 
September 2010 | TechCrunch

Cornell Startup Courserank acquired by Chegg?

Cornell Student Start-up Pre-Play Gets Forbes Mention
August 2010 | Forbes

Google Acquires, Co-founded by Vineet Buch ‘96
August 2010 | TechCrunch

Amit Singhal PhD ’97 – January 2010 CSV Speaker – Named One of the Smartest People in Tech by CNN
July 2010 | Fortune

Mary Meeker ’86 Named Smartest Analyst by CNN
July 2010 | Fortune

Dan Hesse ’77 Shares How He Will Turn Around Sprint
July 1, 2010 | Marketplace

New molecular framework could yield more versatile solar cells
June 29, 2010 | Chronicle Online

Biomedical engineering students invent 'Smart Walkers' for elderly
June 24, 2010 | Chronicle Online

Sustainability Center announces 2010 seed grants
June 16, 2010 | Chronicle Online

$25 million Dyson family gift establishes School of Applied Economics and Management
June 8, 2010 | Chronicle Online

18th & 19th century diary entries resemble tweets of today, says CU researcher
June 3, 2010 | Chronicle Online

CU biomed engineers & Weill plastic surgeon say sunless tanner helps heal post-op wounds 
June 1, 2010 | Chronicle Online

Students harness vibrations from wind for electricity
May 25, 2010 | Chronicle Online

Lance Collins named dean of College of Engineering 
May 20, 2010 | Chronicle Online

Kathryn Boor named dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences
May 20, 2010 | Chronicle Online

Autodesk CEO Bass tests software in woodshop
May 16, 2010 | The San Francisco Chronicle

Sustainability index could help managers compete
May 11, 2010 | Chronicle Online

CEO Carl Bass '83 Sites Autodesk iPad App as Means for Reaching Everyday Consumers 
May 7, 2010 | New York Times

Susan Wu One of the Most Influential Women in Tech 2010
May 1, 2010 |

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