Past Summits

2020 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Kim Walesh, Director of Economic Development and Deputy City Manager, City of San Jose
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Moderator:
Jay Ross, Hopkins & Carley’s Litigation Department

Presentations:
Christopher Thornberg's Presentation 
Kim Walesh’s Presentation 

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2019 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Hon. Zoe Lofgren, Congresswoman
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Moderator:
Matthew Mahood, President & CEO The Silicon Valley Organization

Presentations:
Christopher Thornberg's Presentation
Matthew Mahood's Presentation 

Economic Summit - Center for Banking & Financial Services 05-30-2019 from SJSU CoB on Vimeo.

2018 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Sam Liccardo, Mayor, City of San Jose
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Moderator:
Matthew Mahood, President & CEO The Silicon Valley Organization

Presentations:
Chris Thornberg's Presentation
Sam Liccardo's Presentation
Matthew Mahood's Presentation

Economic Summit 2018 from SJSU CoB on Vimeo.

2017 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Sam Liccardo, Mayor, City of San Jose
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Moderator:
Matthew Mahood, President & CEO The Silicon Valley Organization

Presentations:
Chris Thornberg's Presentation [pdf]
Sam Liccardo's Presentation [pdf]
Matthew Mahood's Presentation [pdf] 

2016 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Betty Yee, California State Controller
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

2015 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Sam Liccardo, Mayor of the City of San Jose
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

2014 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Richard Levy, Chairman, Sutter Health
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics
Jordan Levine, Economist and Director of Economic Research, Beacon Economics

2013 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Hon. John Chiang, California State Controller
Dr. Charles Gay, President of Applied Solar, Applied Materials
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

2012 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Hon. Chuck Reed, San José Mayor
Mr. Craig Cornelius, Managing Director , Hudson Clean Energy Partners
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

2011 Economic Summit

Panelists:
Hon. Chuck Reed, San José Mayor
Mike Dorsey, Managing Partner, The Westly Group
Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics