Springboard Enterprises

SV 2004

silicon valley 2004

 About Silicon Valley: 2004

Co-hosted by Springboard Enterprises and the Women’s Technology Cluster, the Springboard: Silicon Valley 2004 program featured 25 of the most promising high-growth, women-led companies in technology, software, internet, telecommunications and life sciences from the West Coast. The Forum was held on June 24, 2004 at the Standord Law School in Stanford, CA, showcasing the entrepreneurs before an audience of the area’s top corporate, angel, and venture investors.

Forum Committee

  • Dina Bitton, Founder & CTO, Xtegra Software

  • Denise Brosseau, Co-Founder, Springboard Enterprises

  • Susan Cheng, IDG Ventures

  • Christine Cordaro, General Partner, CMEA Ventures

  • Penelope Douglas, President, Pacific Community Ventures

  • Gordon Earle, Stanford

  • Gwen Edwards, Principle, GCE, Inc.

  • Pierre Ferrari, President, Hot Fudge Social Venture Fund

  • Kim Fisher, Executive Director, The Women’s Technology Cluster

  • Toby Freedman, Director, BioScience Forum

  • Cori Gorman, Founder & Principle, DNA Bridges

  • Leslee Guardino, Director, Government & Corporate Affairs Solectron, Women’s High Tech Coalition

  • Susan Hailey, CEO, Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

  • Jeff Hamaoui, Founder & CEO, Origo, Inc.

  • Ellen Hancock, CEO, RDM, former CEO and Chairman, Exodus Communications

  • Pamela Hartigan, Managing Director, The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

  • Whitney Hischier, Director, Executive Learning Solutions’ Center, Haas School of Business

  • Marianne Hudson, Entrepreneur Development, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

  • Mitch Kapor, Founder & CEO, Open Source Applications Foundation, MK Foundation

  • Mitchell Kertzman, Partner, Hummer Windblad Venture Partners, former CEO Sybase

  • Jackie Khor, Assoc Dir, Program Venture Investments, Rockefeller Foundation, ProVeNex

  • Freada Kapor Klein, Founder, Level Playing Field Institute

  • Kay Koplovitz, Chair, Springboard Enterprises

  • Michelle Law, Greylock

  • Debra Marshall, Howard Rice

  • Susan Mason, General Partner, Onset Ventures

  • Nola Masterson, Founder & CEO, Science Futures, Inc.

  • Jennie Mather, CEO, Raven Biotechnologies

  • Sarah McCue, UNDP/World Bank

  • Jo Anne Miller, Collaboration Principle, Nokia Innovent

  • Amy Millman, President, Springboard Enterprises

  • Deborah Nelson, Co-Executive Director, Social Venture Network

  • Judy O’Brien, Partner, Incubic

  • Sunita Patel, First VP & Group Manager, Comerica Bank

  • Humphrey Polanen, Co-founder, Internet Venture Partners

  • Kim Polese, Chairman, Marimba, Inc

  • Mike Rebholtz, Partner, Greater Bay Area Practice Leader, Grant Thornton LLP

  • Wendye Robbins, CEO, NeurogesX

  • Will Rosenzweig, Founder, Republic of Tea, Principle, Great Spirit Ventures, CEO, Ideagarden

  • Carol Sands, Partner, The Angels Forum

  • Nancy Schoendorf, General Partner, Mohr Davidow

  • Heather Simonsen, CEO, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (Bay Area Chapter)

  • Anita Stephens, Partner, Opportunity Capital Partners

  • Nandini Tandon, MDS International

  • Woody Tasch, Chairman and CEO, Investor’s Circle

  • Tabreez Verjee, General Partner, Global Asset Capital, LLC

  • Winnie Wan, CEO, Aria Biomedical Systems

  • Matt Weisman, Healthcare Chair, Keiretsu Forum

  • Howard Wolf, Stanford Alumni Association

  • Jennifer Beckey, FWE Southern California

  • Eve Kurtin, Pacific Venture Group

  • Vivian Shimoyama, BreakThru Unlimited

  • Luis Villalobos, Tech Coast Angels

  • Fay Wood, SatisFusion

  • Betsy Zeidman, Milken Institute



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