Netherland-America Business Exchange
The NABE Innovation Program builds on the enduring heritage and values shared between the peoples of the Netherlands and the United States. Promoting innovation, which when combined with open markets, taps the creativity of individuals and drives society forward. The NABE Innovation Program is a venue for US Bay Area and Holland based business people to discuss innovation, from a past, present and future perspective, while also providing an opportunity for social networking. The program is affiliated with the Netherlands American Foundation, founded in 1921 by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Thomas J. Watson, founder of IBM.
Click on Bios to learn more about the driving forces of the NAF San Francisco Chapter Committee.
Thank you to those who joined us for 2007 events, when the NorCal Chapter launched with the help Laureate Dutch Historian Jan de Vries, Co-Founder Starbucks Jerry Baldwin & a range of industry leaders led by the Institute for the Future and McKinsey & Company.
We explored the origins of the modern economy, and coming tipping points that will transform the business landscape and society, at large. Featured: Hewlett Packard (Senior HP Fellow), McKinsey (Technology Initiative), NASA (Senior Scientist), Natural Logic (CEO), RiOS (CEO), Scale Venture Partners (Managing Director), Sun Microsystems (CTO Netherlands), The Band of Angels.
See article from the Internet News: http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news/article.php/3711796.
Supporting Sponsors: Pacific Callas, Natural Logic, Expression College for Digital Arts, Hewlett Packard, Netherlands Network & the Dutch Borrel of Silicon Valley
Wine was generously provided by the van der Heyden Winery of Silverado Trail, Napa.
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