STAY CONNECTED - CLOSER TO HOME!

Founded in 2000, the Silicon Valley Chapter was selected as the Berkeley Haas Alumni Network Chapter of the Year in 2016.

 

Every year, we produced more than 34 events, reached 526 alumni, and helped Veterans with a truly amazing Beyond Self career day. Into the future we will continue to deliver exceptional programs and cultivate new and experienced Alumni leaders to take part in living and breathing our Defining Principles in everything that we do.

We are committed to Helping You Stay Connected Closer to Home!

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BOARD MEMBERS

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ERIC TOM

Co-President (FTMBA 1983)

I am retired from a long career in Tech, from Telecom to Cloud to Software & SaaS, and most recently Data Analytics.  My experience is in Sales & Marketing, Operations, Product, and Finance & Accounting earlier in my career.  I have worked in early-stage companies, mid-size and large public companies managing teams as large as 6,500 people. I sincerely enjoy giving back to HAAS as much of my success emanated from the strong fundamental background I was provided at Berkeley.

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ABHA BHAGAT

Co-President (EWMBA 2010)

I have worked in the tech industry in Finance, Market Research and Analysis. I graduated from the Evening Weekend MBA program at Berkeley Haas in 2010. I am currently working in Finance at Cisco Systems. Berkeley Haas has made possible a variety of opportunities for me. Serving on the Silicon Valley Haas Alumni Network Board allows me to stay connected and give back to the school and alumni.

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DAVID B. HANSEN

Treasurer (FTMBA 1981)

My career has spanned energy to education, high tech to health care. I've contributed to governments, non-profits, for-profits, and startups. I'm now Co-Founder and VP with an online educational company, Miaplaza. The Chapter's leadership team inspires, as do its events.

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NIKITA JAIN

VP of Social Media (FTMBA 2016)

I have worked in the tech industry for 4+ years in product marketing and previously in finance with hedge funds providing trading advice.  Currently I am at Facebook in political ads. I'm a proud Berkeley alum: Berkeley has opened up a whole new avenue of opportunities for me. I'd like to give back to the school and Berkeley community.

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LILI KAN

VP of Operations and Secretary (EWMBA 2006)

I have worked in the high tech industry for 20+ years mostly leading engineering organizations.  Currently I am the Head of Engineering of Payment Intelligence at Stripe. Haas and Cal have given me the opportunities that I enjoy today, and I'd like to give back to the school and Haas.

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ILYSE PENDER

VP of Marketing (EWMBA 2006)

I have held technical, marketing, and strategy roles across multiple disciplines, including enterprise software, consumer products, and EdTech. My current focus is launching my startup, RaiderHawk Media, a marketing consultancy and application development company for the sports and hospitality industries. My years at Berkeley Haas were some of the best years of my life. I am active on the Chapter board to maintain my connection to the school, current students, and fellow alums.

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VICTOR ADINT

Board Member, former President (FTMBA 1998)

Victor Adint completed his Full-time MBA from Berkeley Haas in 1998 and has served on the Haas Alumni Network Silicon Valley Board since 2002.  Victor is a Wealth Advisor, Branch Manager, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, at 229 West Main Street #1, Los Gatos, CA 95030, 408-402-3059. https://www.raymondjames.com/victoradint

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JENNY HUANG

Board Member, Former VP Social Media (BS 1987)

I began my career in high-tech and spearheaded teams in marketing and branding for Fortune 500 companies in the telecom, hardware, and software industries. My experiences in Corporate have led me to starting my own strategic marketing and business consulting practice, where we are passionate in serving start-up and progressive companies and helping them launch and market their businesses successfully. I stay active on the board because I want to  connect with the Haas community, where I feel I belong and can continue to contribute my leadership and expertise to help others succeed. Learn more about Jenny at www.jennyhuangmarketing.com or email jenny@jennyhuangmarketing.com.

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SAM DOYING

Board Member (EWMBA 1991)

I’ve been consulting, coaching, and managing for over 30 years, all here in the Bay Area. More recently, I founded Enduring Presence, providing Leadership Coaching and Active Learning programs throughout Silicon Valley. The Haas Alumni community is the best network available to make new friends, build my business, and give back to my fellow alums.

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TRICIA TRAN

Board Member (BS 1999)

Since graduating from Haas Tricia continues to build on her marketing career, starting in consumer packaged goods, then the majority of her career in financial services, and most recently pivoted to technology. A career highlight was the opportunity to work and live abroad in Asia for 10 years. Haas has been my community connection wherever I go. I was involved in the Haas Alumni Network in Hong Kong and Singapore, so it was natural for me to volunteer my time with Haas Silicon Valley when I relocated back home to the Bay Area.

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KAREN WOLFF

Board Member (FTMBA 1984)

Karen Wolff completed her Full-time MBA from Berkeley Haas in 1984 and has served on the Haas Alumni Network Silicon Valley Board since 2013.  Karen is a Realtor with Keller Williams - Silicon Valley with over 25 years experience for investors and home owners.  2110 S Bascom Ave Suite 10, Campbell, CA 95088 at 408-666-9856. https://www.wolffgroup.biz

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BEIDI ZHENG

Board Member (FTMBA 2008)

Co-founder and President, FlyHigh Talent, focused on multilingual and multicultural talent recruitment. I'm passionate in strengthening the Haas/Cal Alumni community, and believe in completing the get-give circle.

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ANTHONY CHING

Board Member (EWMBA 2012)

Anthony is the Head of Product Management for Marketing Intelligence Services at Adobe. He is responsible for leading the next-generation enterprise AI/ML products in customer experience management and digital marketing for Adobe Experience Cloud and Adobe Sensei. Anthony is passionate about giving back to Haas and the UC Berkeley community. He has served on the board of the Berkeley Haas Alumni Network’s Silicon Valley Chapter since 2015. He looks forward to helping to build a strong Haas network in the Bay Area.