Unlocking the secrets of Silicon Valley

Economies around the world are struggling to find the ingredients and momentum to grow again and everyone's worried about their country´s ability to compete. But in one small corner of America, business is truly booming, employers are hiring in big numbers, and things have never looked brighter. That small corner is Silicon Valley.

Deborah Perry Piscione is the celebrated author of Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the Innovation Capital of the World. At InnoTown 2014 Piscione talked about the characteristics of the Silicon Valley ecosystem, the history of how the culture came into being, the future of innovation & exponential technologies. Perhaps most excitingly, she will share her thoughts on whether and how Silicon Valley can be replicated. She will unravel the near-mystic qualities of those who are turning technological uncertainty into bankable success. As an experienced entrepreneur herself, she is able to extract essential lessons from the high-tech, innovative South Bay culture that can be applied by entrepreneurs and decision-makers all around the world.

As an expert on Silicon Valley, its management, and creating entrepreneurial ecosystems, Piscione shares Silicon Valley secrets with governments, businesses & organizations around the world, suggesting ways others can achieve a similar alchemy.