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Take advantage of the best elements of our partner ecosystem in Silicon Valley to learn about the latest innovations in your field, understand conceptual frameworks that will help you set strategy, make decisions, and lead effectively.

Marketing

Growth hacking, customer journey, millennial consumers, adtech, and omnichannel customer experience are some of the topics we cover during this program. Learn from a new generation of digital companies how to use innovative marketing technologies to grow your brand and increase leads.

Key Benefits:

Learn tactics and strategies from the next-gen digital companies.
Understand the latest martech and adtech technologies and how to leverage them in your marketing strategy.
Discover best practices and real-life case studies of extraordinary results achieved by the most successful companies.

Human Resources

Learn about creating and fostering an innovation culture in the world’s innovation capital, Silicon Valley. Visit companies ranked Best Places to Work in Bay Area to see the future of work today. Learn strategies, techniques, and new technology tools for attracting and motivating top talent in the gig economy.

Key Benefits:

Understand disruptive mega-trends impacting workforce: gig economy, consumerization of HR, data-driven recruiting, millennial workforce and others.
Discover best practices for using the latest techniques such as design thinking, mobile and social recruiting, and HR and people analytics.
Discuss talent & retention strategies with the top HR experts of Silicon Valley.

Innovation Management

Learn from the best Silicon Valley companies how to compete on innovation, manage the innovation process and change. Discuss best practices for engaging the whole company in the task of innovation. Meet with the most innovative technology startups, accelerators, incubators, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs.

Key Benefits:

Discover best practices of being a catalyst for innovation and a change agent within your organization.
Explore the application of the latest trends in innovation management such as Intra-company crowdsourcing, сollective leadership, design thinking.
Brainstorm with world-recognized experts about what are the keys to a successful innovation strategies.

Venture Investing

Meet with the successful venture capitalists of Silicon Valley to find out how they choose where to invest, how to spot a unicorn and what disruptive technologies have the highest potential to produce multi-billion dollar opportunities. Discover industry insights and emerging trends from the prominent venture capitalists of Silicon Valley. Hear real-life success stories of investing in technology startups in Silicon Valley.

Key Benefits:

Learn about the critical pillars of venture capital business.
Understand the mechanics of investing at various stages of company’s growth from angel to late-stage rounds.
Explore the dynamics of the Entrepreneur/investor relationships.

Information Technology

Explore the radical changes of the role of CIO due to the accelerating technology influence. Discover the latest in digital technology trends and how they can help create a competitive advantage for your company. IoT and sensorification of enterprise, predictive analytics, mobile, cloud, AI, smart machines, big data, machine learning, DevOps, and cybersecurity are just a few of the topics you will learn about from the top experts, your Silicon Valley peers and IT thought leaders.

Key Benefits:

Understand which hot technology innovations will have a big impact and which are destined to fizzle.
Discover corporate IT investment trends for the next 3-5 years.
Network with innovation-focused CIOs to explore IT strategies, frameworks and best practices of digital transformation.

Entrepreneurship

Tap into the energy and excitement that permeates Silicon Valley. Meet mentors, successful entrepreneurs, potential investors, partners and team members. Visit start-ups, companies such as Google, Facebook, Tesla, and others to learn what it takes to make your idea a reality.

Key Benefits:

Expand your network in Silicon Valley and around the world.
Get introduced to potential investors, strategic partnership and collaboration opportunities.
Learn leadership skills to build your company and team.
+ Marketing

Marketing

Growth hacking, customer journey, millennial consumers, adtech, and omnichannel customer experience are some of the topics we cover during this program. Learn from a new generation of digital companies how to use innovative marketing technologies to grow your brand and increase leads.

Key Benefits:

Learn tactics and strategies from the next-gen digital companies.
Understand the latest martech and adtech technologies and how to leverage them in your marketing strategy.
Discover best practices and real-life case studies of extraordinary results achieved by the most successful companies.
+ Human Resources

Human Resources

Learn about creating and fostering an innovation culture in the world’s innovation capital, Silicon Valley. Visit companies ranked Best Places to Work in Bay Area to see the future of work today. Learn strategies, techniques, and new technology tools for attracting and motivating top talent in the gig economy.

Key Benefits:

Understand disruptive mega-trends impacting workforce: gig economy, consumerization of HR, data-driven recruiting, millennial workforce and others.
Discover best practices for using the latest techniques such as design thinking, mobile and social recruiting, and HR and people analytics.
Discuss talent & retention strategies with the top HR experts of Silicon Valley.
+ Innovation Management

Innovation Management

Learn from the best Silicon Valley companies how to compete on innovation, manage the innovation process and change. Discuss best practices for engaging the whole company in the task of innovation. Meet with the most innovative technology startups, accelerators, incubators, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs.

Key Benefits:

Discover best practices of being a catalyst for innovation and a change agent within your organization.
Explore the application of the latest trends in innovation management such as Intra-company crowdsourcing, сollective leadership, design thinking.
Brainstorm with world-recognized experts about what are the keys to a successful innovation strategies.
+ Venture Investing

Venture Investing

Meet with the successful venture capitalists of Silicon Valley to find out how they choose where to invest, how to spot a unicorn and what disruptive technologies have the highest potential to produce multi-billion dollar opportunities. Discover industry insights and emerging trends from the prominent venture capitalists of Silicon Valley. Hear real-life success stories of investing in technology startups in Silicon Valley.

Key Benefits:

Learn about the critical pillars of venture capital business.
Understand the mechanics of investing at various stages of company’s growth from angel to late-stage rounds.
Explore the dynamics of the Entrepreneur/investor relationships.
+ Information Technology

Information Technology

Explore the radical changes of the role of CIO due to the accelerating technology influence. Discover the latest in digital technology trends and how they can help create a competitive advantage for your company. IoT and sensorification of enterprise, predictive analytics, mobile, cloud, AI, smart machines, big data, machine learning, DevOps, and cybersecurity are just a few of the topics you will learn about from the top experts, your Silicon Valley peers and IT thought leaders.

Key Benefits:

Understand which hot technology innovations will have a big impact and which are destined to fizzle.
Discover corporate IT investment trends for the next 3-5 years.
Network with innovation-focused CIOs to explore IT strategies, frameworks and best practices of digital transformation.
+ Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Tap into the energy and excitement that permeates Silicon Valley. Meet mentors, successful entrepreneurs, potential investors, partners and team members. Visit start-ups, companies such as Google, Facebook, Tesla, and others to learn what it takes to make your idea a reality.

Key Benefits:

Expand your network in Silicon Valley and around the world.
Get introduced to potential investors, strategic partnership and collaboration opportunities.
Learn leadership skills to build your company and team.
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Growth hacking, customer journey, millennial consumers, adtech, and omnichannel customer experience are some of the topics we cover during this program. Learn from a new generation of digital companies how to use innovative marketing technologies to grow your brand and increase leads.

Key Benefits:

Learn tactics and strategies from the next-gen digital companies.
Understand the latest adtech technologies and how to leverage them in your marketing strategy.
Discover best practices and real-life case studies of extraordinary results achieved by the most successful companies.
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HUMAN RESOURCES

Learn about creating and fostering an innovation culture in the world’s innovation capital, Silicon Valley. Visit companies ranked Best Places to Work in Bay Area to see the future of work today. Learn strategies, techniques, and new technology tools for attracting and motivating top talent in the gig economy.

Key Benefits:

Understand disruptive mega-trends impacting workforce: gig economy, consumerization of HR, data-driven recruiting, millennial workforce and others.
Discover best practices for using the latest techniques such as design thinking, mobile and social recruiting, and HR and people analytics.
Discuss talent & retention strategies with the top HR experts of Silicon Valley.
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INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

Learn from the best Silicon Valley companies how to compete on innovation, manage the innovation process and change. Discuss best practices for engaging the whole company in the task of innovation. Meet with the most innovative technology startups, accelerators, incubators, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs.

Key Benefits:

Discover best practices of being a catalyst for innovation and a change agent within your organization.
Explore the application of the latest trends in innovation management such as Intra-company crowdsourcing, сollective leadership, design thinking.
Brainstorm with world-recognized experts about what are the keys to a successful innovation strategies.
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VENTURE INVESTING

Meet with the successful venture capitalists of Silicon Valley to find out how they choose where to invest, how to spot a unicorn and what disruptive technologies have the highest potential to produce multi-billion dollar opportunities. Discover industry insights and emerging trends from the prominent venture capitalists of Silicon Valley. Hear real-life success stories of investing in technology startups in Silicon Valley.

Key Benefits:

Learn about the critical pillars of venture capital business.
Understand the mechanics of investing at various stages of company’s growth from angel to late-stage rounds.
Explore the dynamics of the Entrepreneur/investor relationships.
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Explore the radical changes of the role of CIO due to the accelerating technology influence. Discover the latest in digital technology trends and how they can help create a competitive advantage for your company. IoT and sensorification of enterprise, predictive analytics, mobile, cloud, AI, smart machines, big data, machine learning, DevOps, and cybersecurity are just a few of the topics you will learn about from the top experts, your Silicon Valley peers and IT thought leaders.

Key Benefits:

Understand which hot technology innovations will have a big impact and which are destined to fizzle.
Discover corporate IT investment trends for the next 3-5 years.
Network with innovation-focused CIOs to explore IT strategies, frameworks and best practices of digital transformation.
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Tap into the energy and excitement that permeates Silicon Valley. Meet mentors, successful entrepreneurs, potential investors, partners and team members. Visit start-ups, companies such as Google, Facebook, Tesla, and others to learn what it takes to make your idea a reality.

Key Benefits:

Expand your network in Silicon Valley and around the world.
Get introduced to potential investors, strategic partnership and collaboration opportunities.
Learn leadership skills to build your company and team.

Success Stories

Innovation And Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

SVIC provided a group of young entrepreneurs with a set of actionable tools to move…
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Innovation In IT

Innovation in IT

SVIC connected IT leaders and top technology executives from Europe with Silicon Valley most innovative…
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Innovation In Marketing

Innovation in Marketing

SVIC helped marketing executives to understand the ideal intersection between technology and marketing and effectively…
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Innovation In Human Resources

Innovation in Human Resources

SVIC brought together Silicon Valley worlds leading HR & Workforce Analytics experts and provided insight…
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What Participants Say

"My impression of the program on Innovation in HR, organized by SV Innovation Center, was very positive. It was very useful to be able to interact with innovation leaders in the HR industry. What impressed me most were presentations about Psychometrics by Martin Ryssen, How to retain talent by David White, Talent Strategy 3.0 by Margarett Graziano, and Teamable by Laura Bilazarian. And of course, the professional company visits were very gratifying."
Luis Araya
"Silicon Valley is a shining example of a region thriving through innovation and entrepreneurship. SVIC makes this Silicon Valley magic accessible to people globally through their vast human network and high quality programs. I've been impressed by SVIC's leadership, particularly their commitment to mutually beneficial collaboration, and have thoroughly enjoyed every interaction I've had with the talented people on the SVIC team."
Kimberly Wiefling
"Exciting, stimulating, challenging times. The key mix for generating growth is inventive minds, immersed in the leading state of technology, and experienced, but not blinkered management." To read more, click here.
Graeme Chipp
"Your program was extremely relevant, fast paced and gave me a wonderful introduction into Silicon Valley. My mind have been stretched and the program more than met my expectations. I was blown away with the professionalism, punctuality,  content, and the level of companies we had the privilege to visit. Thank you for inviting me to be part of this experience."
Kobus Barnard
"A fantastic experience with a strong practical component, useful and motivational meetings and relevant insights from the VC and entrepreneurial scene of Silicon Valley. Highly recommended, helped build up a new vision and strategy for my FinTech company in the following months. Exactly that kind of desired experience that is missing from and Executive MBA."
Mihai Ivascu
"SVIC made us feel very welcome and were professional at all times.  Their knowledge of Silicon Valley and the 'ecosystem' is excellent and added immense value to our experience. SVIC's selection of companies to visit displayed a very good understanding of our needs. The speakers were of high quality."
Michael Summerton

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