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Weil Hosts Innovation & Inclusion: Tackling Diversity in Silicon Valley

November 9, 2017
East Palo Alto, CA

On November 9, 2017, Weil’s Silicon Valley office hosted a panel discussion entitled Innovation & Inclusion: Tackling Diversity in Silicon Valley. The discussion centered around what companies are doing to close the diversity gap in Silicon Valley

The panel was moderated by David Singh, a partner in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice and member of Weil’s firmwide Diversity Committee, and included panelists from Adobe, Intel, HP, eBay and Paradigm.

Our speakers discussed a wide range of topics surrounding diversity in Silicon Valley, including pipeline expansion, hiring practices and unconscious bias, diversity requirements for outside counsel, and how their companies address highly politicized current events.

Our Panelists Include:

Marcelino Ford-Livene, General Manager of Global Programs and Alliances at Intel

Katie Juran, Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion at Adobe

Christophe Mosby, Associate General Counsel at HP, Inc.

David Pilson, Director, Compensation, Benefits and Equity at eBay

Carissa Romero, Partner at Paradigm