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Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

What Does Silicon Valley Want From Obama's Second Term?


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Silicon Valley donated over $14 million to President Obama's re-election campaign, and the president made quite a few promises on his many visits to the region, including steps toward immigration reform. We'll discuss what Silicon Valley leaders want from Congress and Obama's second term administration when it comes to upgrading visa laws, tax shelters and online privacy.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Joseph Grundfest, former commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, senior faculty at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance and professor of law and business at Stanford Law School
  • Mary Dent, general counsel for the Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group
  • Matthew Drange, reporter covering Silicon Valley tech giants for the Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Vivek Wadhwa, fellow at Stanford Law School who frequently writes on the crossover between academics and growing technologies, and author of "The Immigrant Exodus"

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