What is Silicon Valley Insiders 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.
Experience a complete Silicon Valley Immersion by living in an Executive Villa located in the Los Gatos. get a chance to live amongst the Silicon Valley eminent leaders and innovators. Book your stay here.
About the host
At Silicon Valley Innovation Center our mission is to help global businesses accelerate transformation. Through our unique innovation tours, executive immersion programs, corporate strategy sessions, startup showcases and executive conferences we can connect your organization to some of the most exciting technology companies and startups Silicon Valley has to offer.
Our customers include Fortune 500 companies, board directors of multi-billion dollar corporations, corporate executives, business owners and government leaders from Silicon Valley and beyond.
Deep dive into Silicon Valley
Immersion in the Silicon Valley Ecosystem
Participate in this tour and find answers to the most striking questions like: Why do large companies find it difficult to grow by innovating? How do they overcome this challenge? Our expert 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.
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’s Included in the Tour?
(Agenda is subject to change without notice)
9:00 am – 10:00 am
SILICON VALLEY’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
Andrey Kunov, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Innovation Center
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.
10:15 am – 11:15 am
INTEGRATING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING
Ed Fernandez, Founder and Partner, Naiss
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.
10:15 am – 11:15 am
HOW TO BUILD AN IMPACTFUL DIGITAL BRAND
Aprajita Jain, Brand Marketing Evangelist at Google
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.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
PREPARING NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS : INNOVATION THROUGH LEADERSHIP
Stanford University Walking Tour, SVIC Innovation Evangelist
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.
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
INNOVATION CULTURE AND EMPLOYEE ENVIRONMENT AT GOOGLE
Google Campus tour, SVIC Innovation Evangelist
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 adopt to ‘steal with pride‘ Google’s innovative culture.
How Do Past Tours Look Like?
Photos from our participants
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Where we’ll be
This tour takes place across several locations in the southern San Francisco Bay area. It starts and ends at the Silicon Valley Innovation Center at 1850 Gateway Drive, Suite 150, San Mateo, CA.
- Expert talks
- Expert presentations
- Practical Takeaways
- Transfers between company visits
- Program support with an SVIC representative accompanying the group
Before purchasing tickets, please carefully review your event.
Refunds & Returns
Before purchasing tickets, carefully review your event. There are no refunds, returns or exchanges unless the tour is canceled by the organizer.
We’ll contact you and issue a full refund automatically, including all fees, in the unlikely event that a tour or experience is canceled by the host company.
To officially request a cancellation of your experience or event, please contact us.
Know before you book
There are 20 spots available on this tour.
All guests must be at least 18 years old and children can’t come along.
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