San Jose, Calif. radio station 1590 KLIV (AM) is the home of "Inside Silicon Valley," a weekly public affairs program that explores the trends, challenges and opportunities facing Silicon Valley. The program is presented by Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving economic vitality and overall quality of life. Joint Venture CEO Russell Hancock is the host.
Purpose: The United States and China are the largest and second largest economies in the world. President Obama calls the relationship the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st century. Yet the relationship is fraught with mistrust and miscalculation, with the potential for catastrophic conflict. Many scholars have written about the complex reasons behind the agreements and disagreements by taking a particular narrative. What they missed is that, on every single issue of importan ...
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Brendon Harrington, Transportation Manager for Google, discusses the company’s programs to move its employees to and from work and around campus.
Michael Biltz, Managing Director of Accenture in Silicon Valley, discusses Accenture’s Technology Vision 2016 report.
Joe Garofoli, senior political writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, talks about the 2016 presidential campaign, state and local races and ballot measures.
Pierluigi Oliverio, San Jose City Council member, discusses his campaign for Congress in the 17th District.
Michael Garvey, Working Committee Chair of the Grand Boulevard Initiative, gives an update on the multi-faceted program to make El Camino Real a more people-centric thoroughfare.
Troy Wolverton, San Jose Mercury News personal technology columnist, discusses the Apple vs. the FBI case, driverless cars and more.
Newt Gingrich, former House Speaker, and Rep. George Miller (Ret.) chat at State of the Valley conference about the 2016 presidential campaign, Washington gridlock and how Silicon Valley can help the government.
Henry Cisneros, former HUD Secretary, and Michelle Lee, Director of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, give keynote remarks at the 2016 State of the Valley conference.
Stefan Heck, NAUTO co-founder and Stanford energy professor, gives keynote presentation at State of the Valley conference.
Rachel Massaro, senior research associate with the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies, discusses the findings in the 2016 Silicon Valley Index.
Jennifer Pahlka, CEO of Code for America, discusses how technology is modernizing government communications.
Mark Purdy, San Jose Mercury News sports columnist, talks about Super Bowl 50 and other Bay Area sports topics, teams and players.
Newt Gingrich and Henry Cisneros, former House Speaker and former HUD Secretary, respectively, talk about the Washington-Silicon Valley connection, the 2016 election and how our region can face the challenges of growth, inequality and homelessness.
Micah Weinberg, president of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, discusses the dangers facing the region’s ability to sustain economic growth without a strategy to address housing, transportation and inequality.
Linda Hess, Founder and CEO of Urban Harvester, talks about efforts to feed the hungry in Silicon Valley with surplus fresh food.
Michelle Quinn, San Jose Mercury News business columnist, discusses the top Silicon Valley business stories of 2015.
Stefan Heck, Consulting Professor with the Stanford Precourt Center for Energy Efficiency, discusses transportation alternatives, scarcity of resources and the future of renewables.
Kim Becker, Director of Aviation at Mineta San Jose International Airport, discusses holiday travel and other news and developments at the airport.
Leslye Corsiglia, Executive Director of SV@Home, discusses affordable housing in Silicon Valley.
Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle sports columnist, talks all about Bay Area sports — organizations, stadiums, teams, even surfing.
David Witkowski, director of the Joint Venture Silicon Valley Wireless Communications Initiative, talks about the state of the wireless industry, broadband in Silicon Valley and the future of wireless.
John Cabeca, director of the Silicon Valley branch of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, discusses the need for the new regional office and the startup environment in Silicon Valley.
Ratna Amin, Transportation Policy Director for SPUR, discusses her latest study for a "Seamless Transit" system in the Bay Area.
Chris Benner, UC Santa Cruz sociology professor, discusses how the hollowing out of the economy is linked to other broad national trends including growing income inequality, and the dysfunction of our political institutions.
Todd Schulte, President of Fwd.us, discusses his organization’s nationwide efforts to encourage Congress to enact meaningful immigration reform.
Joe Nation, a professor with the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, talks about trends, data and challenges for CalPERS and public employee retirement systems.
James Sweeney, Director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University, discusses economics and policy and the future of energy, natural resources and the environment.
Bob Richards, co-founder and CEO of Moon Express, discusses his goal to mine resources on the moon robotically.
Dale Cox and Anne Wein of the U. S. Geological Survey discuss their work on the economic effects of earthquakes, the science of risk reduction and earthquake scenarios.
Jonathan Stock, Director of the USGS Innovation Center for Earth Sciences, discusses his work with technology partners in Silicon Valley on tools to solve our pressing geological problems: early detection of earthquakes, land subsidence, sea rise, landscape change.
Dr. Tina Seelig, executive director of Stanford Technology Ventures, discusses the Invention Cycle - how to teach, learn and practice innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Michelle Quinn, business columnist for the San Jose Mercury News discusses the tech economy, gender equality, Apple Music, Uber and other topics.
Brian Murphy, president of De Anza College, discusses the challenges facing community college, bachelor’s degrees, private sector collaboration and community engagement.
Gary Griggs, Director of the Institute of Marine Sciences, discusses the impact of climate change on our ocean, coastline and sea level.
President Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by historian Clay Jenkinson, shares his Independence Day thoughts about today’s Silicon Valley.
Pat Gallagher, EVP of marketing for Super Bowl 50, discusses plans for the NFL's golden anniversary game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
John Hollar, President & CEO of the Computer History Museum, talks about the importance of the museum and its latest initiatives and exhibits.
Robert Putnam, Harvard political scientist and author, discusses the widening opportunity gap for upcoming generations.
Mark Purdy, sports columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, talks about the Golden State Warriors’ amazing season and the impact and future of professional sports for Silicon Valley.
Shiloh Ballard, executive director of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, discusses the organization’s programs to promote cycling in the region and the impact it can have on our transportation economy and health.
Jane Mitchell, Co-founder and CEO of the Reset Foundation, discusses her organization’s efforts to shift the culture of the prison system for young adult offenders by housing them in campuses that focus on academics, careers and healthy living.
Jeffrey Mount, Senior Fellow, PPIC Water Policy Center, discusses the California drought, our water supply system, conservation efforts, alternative sources, water policy and the outlook for recovery.
Troy Wolverton, San Jose Mercury News personal technology columnist, discusses the Apple watch and other wearables, driverless cars, security cameras and more.
Rachel Massaro, senior research associate of the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies, discusses population trends in the region.
Dave Kaval, president of the San Jose Earthquakes, discusses the soccer team’s resurgence in a new stadium and the state of professional sports in Silicon Valley.