On November 14,  the Bay Area Council held its 74th Annual Dinner & Business Hall of Fame Ceremony presented by Kaiser Permanente, the biggest celebration of the region’s top business, civic and philanthropic leadership. An audience of 750 honored John A. Sobrato, Alice Waters and Meg Whitman with induction into the Business Hall of Fame and welcomed new Bay Area Council Chair Mary Huss, President and Publisher of the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. The event also paid tribute to the life of Kaiser Permanente Chairman & CEO and former Bay Area Council Chair (2017 – 2019) Bernard J. Tyson.

Enjoy videos and photos from the event!

Hall of Fame Induction of John A. Sobrato,
Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Sobrato Organization

(Introduction by TMG Partners Chairman and CEO Michael Covarrubias)

Hall of Fame Induction of Alice Waters,
Founder and Owner of Chez Panisse and The Edible Schoolyard Project
(Introduction by Chair of California Energy Commission David Hochschild)

Hall of Fame Induction of Meg Whitman,
CEO of Quibi; President and CEO of eBay (1998-2008); CEO of HP (20011-2015); and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (2015-2018)

(Introduction by Bond Capital Founder and General Partner Mary Meeker)


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