What is Silicon Valley Tech Tour?
The One Day Silicon Valley Executive Tour is an immersive experience into the innovative landscape of Silicon Valley. On this tour, you will meet experts from disrupting companies operating today in Silicon Valley and also visit the legends including Google and Stanford to gain practical takeaways.
Designed for executives interested to learn best practices of corporate innovation, this Tour is a deep dive into the art and science of innovation management and helps you develop a mind frame to adopt these technologies in your organization.
SILICON VALLEY’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
9:00 – 10:00 am
Silicon Valley Innovation Center, San Mateo, CA
“Silicon Valley Innovation Center– Why do large companies find it difficult to grow by innovating? How do they overcome this challenge? Andrey will explore existing theories of disruptive innovation and practical solutions of “innovator’s dilemma” as illustrated by successes and failures of established technology companies in Silicon Valley.
INTEGRATING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING
10:15 – 11:15 am, San Mateo, CA
Naiss – Ed is a seasoned mobile industry veteran with more than two decades of experience. He is Partner & Co-founder of Naiss.io, a venture capital boutique in Palo Alto, focusing on technology-based start-ups and early-stage companies, preparing them for M&A and IPO in alternative markets.
HOW TO BUILD AN IMPACTFUL DIGITAL BRAND
11.30 am – 12.30 pm, San Mateo, CA
Google is one of the most recognized brands in the world. Aprajita will decode the steps to develop a strong online presence whilst building a reputable brand. She will approach all the stages including, how to increase brand awareness, conduct successful product launches, build an international presence and expand to new markets.
PREPARING NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS : INNOVATION THROUGH LEADERSHIP
2:00 – 3:00 pm, Stanford / Palo Alto, CA
Stanford shares a relationship with Silicon Valley unlike any other university on the planet, chartering a self-perpetuating cycle of innovation. Learn how Stanford continues to contribute to innovation in the valley by it’s industry affiliations.
INNOVATION CULTURE AND EMPLOYEE ENVIRONMENT AT GOOGLE
3:30 – 4:30 pm, Mountain View, CA
Ever wonder what makes Google the holy grail of productivity and creativity? There’s no magic in the drinking water at the Mountain View, CA company. The tech giant draws from a set of core principles of innovation. Learn those guidelines that any enterprise, large or small, can adapt to ‘steal with pride‘ Google’s innovative culture.
How Do Past Tours Look Like?
Photos from our participants
A unique Silicon Valley experience that you will never forget!
Take a deep dive to Silicon Valley Tech world and get inspired !
Immersion in the Silicon Valley Ecosystem
Discover powerful new ideas about the future of your industry by interacting with like-minded participants, speakers, and Silicon Valley insiders.
Integration of New Technologies in Mature Companies
Customer service chatbots, algorithmic trading, and automated fraud detection; these are just a few of the many use cases of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the industry today. Learn how institutions evolve to embrace new technologies?
Values and Culture of Innovative Companies
Visit the Google Campus and witness how Google, Inc. made innovation an everyday process rather than using it as a strategy during times of crisis. Understand how to create an environment where smart creatives can thrive at scale.
Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders
Stanford University is considered as Birthplace of Silicon Valley. It has been one of the most successful universities when it comes to educating leaders, spinning off new ventures, and commercializing university research. Take a walking tour of the Stanford campus and learn how it continues to contribute to the innovation in the Valley.
What Do Past Participants Say?
Expect amazing things happen to you, too!
Manager, Consumer Insights, Whirlpool, USA
“Thank you SVIC for the tour. The most impactful part of today’s trip was about culture and things that are exportable from Silicon Valley. It was good in the sense of culture, new practices, and new ideas. This tour was a valuable learning and gave us a better understanding of what is going on in the technology field.”
Regional Sales Manager at Maxon Precision Motors, USA
“We came here to explore the Silicon Valley innovative technologies, particularly in emerging markets such as robotics, AI, and drones. We are excited about the opportunity to meet with all those companies and to learn more about trends in these areas. It’s been a great tour.”
Ernest Enyinnaya Onuiri
Researcher/Lecturer at Babcock University, Nigeria
“It was quite an amazing experience to see all these companies and new technologies: IoT, drones, Robotics, IT, driverless cars. The tour gave us the whole new perspective and made us think differently to see the new frontiers. Look forward to doing it sometime again in the future. Thank you SVIC”
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