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Detailed Silicon Valley program

Tour program sample. Silicon Valley tour. October, 2013.
California, USA.

Note: this program is just an example. Exact program of upcoming tours are formed only with the customer participation and based on customer's goals.

Time/Date  What's going on Speaker/Company
Sunday    
2.00pm

Group arrives to hotel Four Seasons California.
2050 University Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Monday    
8:00am Breakfast in the hotel  
9:00am

Program review 
Presentation: "Introduction to Silicon Valley".

Andrew Kunov
President, Silicon 
Valley Innovation 
Center
10:30am

Visiting Stanford University 
Overview University, visiting the museum and library, 
familiarity with the history and activities currently 
time. During his visit to Stanford participants will
consider relationship education and business in Silicon 
Valley. How Stanford affects the development
of IT spheres in a valley, and vice versa.

Ilja Gruen, Lecturer at 
Stanford University

12:30pm Lunch in Cantor Arts Center  
2.00pm

Visiting Facebook 
A rapidly growing number 1 social network in the world. 
During the visit to Facebook participants 
familiarize with the company closer and learn about 
"Social" models of the Internet. 
Scheduled session of questions and answers (Q & A), in 
during which participants will be able to ask questions.

Sean Ryan, Director, 
Games Partnerships

3:30pm
 

Visiting Sofinnova Ventures 
The company operates since 1974. It manages more 
than a billion dollars to invest in start-up - 
companies, as well as passing the experience for their future 
development.

Eric Buatois, General 
Partner

5:30 Dinner at the restaurant La Strada Italian
Tuesday    
7:30am Breakfast in the hotel  
9:30am

Visit to Intel Museum 
A place where participants can learn the history of the company 
Intel, as well as to see how things are going in the company 
today.

11:30am
 

Visiting Apple 
Participants meet with the employees of Apple. 
Meeting with speakers and questions-answers session.

Mark Grats, Sergey 
Benke

12:30pm

Lunch at Apple cafe with speakers 
Informal meeting with leadership of
most valuable company in the world.

 
2:00pm

Visiting DFJ Ventures 
This venture company was founded in 1985 
year. It has more than 400 investments in 
young companies. Participants will learn more about 
venture capital, communicating with the managing 
director of the company.

Alexandra Johnson
Managing Director 
DFJ

4:00pm

Visiting Threshold Ventures 
Presentation "Introduction to Venture Capital".
Participants will be able to ask questions from
management of Threshold Ventures.

Jon Baer, ​​Senior 
Executive

6:00pm

Dinner at the restaurant Pastis. Informal meeting with 
co-owner of Almaz Capital Peter Loukianoff.

Wednesday  

 


7:30am
Breakfast in the hotel  

9:30am

Presentation: "What you need to know to create 
successful technology business in the U.S.? "

During this presentation, participants will be able to learn more 
about the specifics of the IT business in the U.S. and ask questions.

Velton Zegelman
Corporate & 
Employent Law, 
Julian Zegelman
Partner

11:00am

Visiting Insperity: «HR Automation and Policy 
Management: New Solutions »

During the meeting, participants will learn in detail about 
"War for Talent" occurring in Silicon 
Valley and challenges in the field of IT staff that facing 
companies.

Kathy Gatterer
Manager HR Services

12:30pm

Dinner, Concordia-Argonaut Club 
Lunch at the private club with the company owner Kustov & 
Associates, Inc.

Dmitry Kustov
Kustov & Associates, 
Inc.

2:00pm

Visiting AirBnB 
Young company that has created a reliable 
platform search and bookings housing. Meeting with 
leadership and question and answer session.

4:00pm

Visiting Juniper Networks 
Participants will become familiar with the latest developments in 
network solutions and Cloud Computing.

Andrey Titov
Director of Business 
Operations

 6:00pm Dinner in the Café Renzo
Thursday    
7:00am Breakfast in the hotel  
9:30am

Visiting Cognizant, Business Incubator 
Is a leading provider of IT technology, business 
consulting and business applications. Q & A session 
with the executive director of the company.

Mark Iwanowski
Executive Director

11:00am

Visiting Opera Software 
Meeting with company management and Q & A session.

Victor Shaburov, VP 
of Opera Store

12:30pm Lunch at the Blue Garden Cafe  
2:00pm

Visiting SAP 
Meeting with director and an expert of products SAP.
SAP is the market leader in technology program 
solutions for business. She will explain more about products, innovations 
and modern trends.

Victoria 
Menshchikova

Director, Produtst 
Marketing

3:30pm

Visiting Equinix
The company is the developer of platforms for data processing center.
Meeting with the General Manager and Technical Director of the company.

Slava Kritov
General Manager & 
CTO

5:30pm Dinner at the restaurant Maggiano’s Little Italy
Friday    
7:00am Breakfast in the hotel  
9:30am

Visiting Google 
Tour to the office Google. The main office 
GooglePlex, which employs 10,000 people. 
"How it works". The group will visit the headquarters and 
learn more about the organization of Google. 

Denis Krupenikov
Senior Manager

12:00pm

Visiting Knight Management Center, Stanford Campus 
Meeting with representatives of Stanford University.

Stanford GSB 
representative

12:00pm Lunch at the Stanford campus  
2:00pm

Visiting Harris & Harris Group, Venture Capital firm 
Active investor in companies that specialize in 
nanotechnology. Meeting with management and session 
questions and answers.

Alexei Andreev
ExecutiveVice 
President

3:30pm

Seen 500 Startups Incubator
500 Startups - One of the most prominent IT
incubators in Silicon Valley.
Features of incubators in the SV,
infrastructure and opportunities for startups. 
Discuss about international
startups in informal atmosphere.

Max Skibinski
Serial Entrepreneur 
and Angel Investor

6:00pm Dinner at the restaurant Pampas, Brazilian Steakhouse
Saturday    
Saturday

The group leaves on a day trip to San Francisco
San Francisco is known as a significant cultural
"Capital" of the United States. Here are just some of 
the most famous places for visit:
Famous bridge "Golden Gate » (Golden Gate) - ( length 2730
meters , the scope spans 1280m ) and Park (7 square 
kilometers ), which has many  museums, the Japanese 
Tea Garden, cages with animals, tennis courts and 
playgrounds. Alcatraz Island (Alcatraz Island) - a very beautiful
island in the bay.
On it in the immediate vicinity of the city, was built
famous prison Alcatraz . Many famous criminals, including 
Al Capone and the legendary contained therein.

 

 

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FAQ:

Frequently Asked Questions
 

Past detailed programs: 


US banking program

US retail program

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Questions-Targets list: 

Sample of the Questions list before the tour (from client)


Visits history: 


  • February, 9 - February, 18, 2014
    German retail tour
  • October, 28 - November, 3, 2013
    Tour to industrial companies of Japan.
  • October 21-27, 2013
    Silicon Valley management tour.
  • September 23-29, 2013
    US retail management tour
  • September 09-15, 2013
    Мanagement tour to US banking sector
 See full visit history here
 

Included in tour: 



The price is formed on the principle of all-inclusive.
The price includes:

  • Full business program
  • Economy class flight (optionally possible business class)
  • 5-4 stars hotel accommodation
  • Transportation within the country
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner)
  • Visa assistance and invitation
  • Indonesian and English speaking assistant
  • Insurance
  • Intensive cultural program
  • Set of information and materials
  • Prompt response to any questions and complete personal assistance.