There are no other gatherings like it in the Bay Area, bringing together top CEOs, leading influencers and global newsmakers for frank, open and insightful conversations on the biggest issues of our day. Held on June 12 at the stunning, retreat-like setting of the Kohl Mansion in Burlingame, our exciting dais included former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and New York Times columnist David Brooks and #MeToo movement leaders Tina Tchen, who served as an Assistant to President Obama, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, and Adama Iwu, one of Time Magazine’s Person of the Year “Silence Breakers” for her role in founding We Said Enough and a government relations executive for Visa.
The Pacific Summit is one of the premier thought leader events of the year exploring the major trends and innovations shaping business, politics and the economy. It brings together top leaders from diverse industries and backgrounds to share insights and thinking on our most important challenges. Through a series of intimate, thought-provoking and interactive talks and discussions in a private, retreat-like setting, leaders gain practical knowledge of innovative solutions and strategies to help guide their agenda. Special thanks to our event sponsors!