Get to know our West Coast staff
From San Diego to Seattle and all points in between, our West Coast staff help Cornell alumni, parents, and friends stay connected with the university and each other.GET TO KNOW US
With a focus on information-age businesses, Cornell Silicon Valley (CSV) provides educational and networking opportunities in the Bay Area to enrich your alumni experience. Our programs extend throughout the region—most of them in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, the Peninsula, and South Bay.
Through our programs, you can learn from industry leaders as you network with other alumni as well as Cornell faculty, staff, and students. You can also connect to resources in the areas of venture capital, financing, legal services, recruitment, publicity, and more.
Cornell Entrepreneur Conversations with Donna Korren ’86
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. PDT
Join us a discussion with Donna Korren ’86, founder of Empty Quester. She’ll share her entrepreneurial journey and how her “What’s Next?” workshop helps people over 50 envision and activate their goals.
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
Check back soon as we roll out our new program – Cornell Silicon Valley Gatherings! We will be hosting small groups throughout the Bay Area to connect and discuss relevant topics to the tech industry and Cornell alumni. Also, visit the West Coast Alumni Affairs & Development page for other upcoming programs.
CSV Presents: Student Startup Showcase
03/30/2023 | San Francisco, CA
Cornell Future Forum
5/11/2022 | San Francisco, CA
Cornell Future Forum, a reimagined marquee West Coast event, showcased university-wide research and showed its impact of the world. This year’s event focused on faculty working in climate change, computational sustainability, environmental engineering, and more.
CSV Presents: Democracy in America – The Race to Super Tuesday
02/27/2020| Palo Alto, CA
CSV Presents: Unicorns and Universities – The Impact of Hyberbole on Commercializing Life Science Research Innovations
01/14/2020| San Francisco, CA
CSV Presents: A Conversation with Jon Kleinberg
11/07/2019 | Santa Clara, CA
CSV Presents: The Here and Now of Video Gaming
09/25/2019 | San Francisco, CA