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The first Northeastern University Speaker Series in the Bay Area is here!

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October 10, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Silicon Valley Capital Club
50 W San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113

Our Speaker Series is packed with inspiring individuals for those that are looking to expand their knowledge on today’s hot topics in various industries.  Hear it from experts who bring years of experience in their respective fields.

We are kicking it off with Silicon Valley’s favorite topic - entrepreneurship.

Launching Your Silicon Valley Startup: An Insider’s Guide
with Hillary Mickell, Regional Dean and CEO of Northeastern University in the San Francisco Bay Area

Meet Hillary

Hillary MickellHillary is the Regional Dean and CEO of Northeastern University in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has spent 20 years bringing major consumer products to market and building consumer brands. Hillary started her career in advertising, and then quickly made the leap to technology marketing at Microsoft. Her interest in consumer brands eventually led her to senior marketing and channel management positions at Netscape, Shutterfly and Yahoo! where she met Foodily co-founder Andrea Cutright.

Chat with Hillary about:
  • Secrets to start up success
  • The startup journey
  • How to create and manage successful partnerships

Speaker Series Details:
What: Launching Your Silicon Valley Startup: An Insider’s Guide
When: October 10, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Capital Club - Vintage Room
50 W San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113
Complimentary food and drinks will be served.

Parking and Dress Code

There is a parking garage located under the building and typically there is plenty of parking. The address for the garage is the same as the venue address. When you arrive, take the parking elevator to the lobby then one of the other elevators to the 17th floor where the front desk will greet and direct you.

As a reminder, the Silicon Valley Capital Club does observe a business casual dress code. No shorts, t-shirts, flip flops, hats or ripped jeans. Regular jeans are fine.

Northeastern University San Francisco Bay Area
Northeastern’s Silicon Valley hub establishes a new educational model. By applying advanced coursework to a professional setting, Northeastern’s approach to education maximizes benefits for graduate students. Our first hub builds on a strong relationship with Renesas, an innovative partner in developing modern learning spaces. Northeastern’s hub is an incubator for top talent and co-located on the Renesas San Jose campus. Silicon Valley’s experienced team of faculty and staff connect you to the corporate and startup communities in the Bay Area, while serving as a bridge to Northeastern’s extensive global network.

Northeastern opened its San Francisco Satellite location in early 2018. San Francisco is a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity. Northeastern offers programs that meet Bay Area’s demand for professionals with real-world work experience and top education. Our location is embedded directly with WeWork in San Francisco, a co-working space for global companies to grow and innovate. This provides students the opportunity to build their network and gain industry knowledge directly from market experts and top-notch faculty. Students study in the heart of Bay Area, surrounded by its innovation-driven cities that are home to start-ups and mega corporations alike.

About Northeastern

A graduate program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as a top 50-research university, we offer a dynamic learning environment, fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study. Experiential learning. Industry-aligned coursework. Flexible study options. Plus, a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow students. Together, these form the cornerstone of an education that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.

  • Experiential learning—the integration of classroom study with professional experience—is at the heart of every degree program, online, on campus, or hybrid.
  • Join an ever-expanding global network of more than 3,350 corporate partners and 255,000 alumni, with a powerful presence in more than 179 countries.
  • Discover a graduate education designed to satisfy the needs of both the student and the industry.
  • Experience an innovative online education model driven by cognitive science, informed by employers, and powered by experiential learning.