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Insular thinking stifles innovation and destroys shareholder value

With over 2,000 executives who have engaged with us over our 10-year history, their stories are the best representations of the value that SVEN brings to the community 

“SVEN has been an invaluable resource for me over the past three years.  I am not a natural networker, but SVEN made it easy for me to immediately connect and create a peer group of executives and leaders in various domains.  I’ve felt the immediate impact in my role as a tech executive, including supportive partnerships to help me recruit talent, provide creative industry ideas and benchmarks, and connect me to specific start-ups to address needs of my company.  I’ve also found the individuals involved to be high-caliber, individually fascinating, and super fun!!”

JOHN DEVINE

Head of Global Operations, Facebook

“Innovative businesses require executives to bring new and imaginative perspectives to a rapidly shifting marketplace.  Engaging thought leaders from outside your company to provide input and ideation is necessary to have a material impact to your company’s long term success.  The Silicon Valley Executive Network provides a great avenue to stimulate new thinking and innovation.”

GEOFFREY MOORE

Author, advisor, speaker, and SVEN moderator

“As CEO of SGI (now part of HPE), I utilized the SVEN Strategic Advisory service offering to validate our top line strategy over several years. The feedback and ideation was tremendous, helping refine a number of our roadmaps and strategic plans. The SVEN Advisory Sessions were instrumental in creating some very important partnerships for SGI, and even positioned SGI for its eventual sale to HPE. Companies of all sizes, or business units of mid to large companies, should leverage this kind of brainpower.”

JORGE TITINGER

CEO, SGI (former)

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