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Executive Directors

Emily Schaffer

Executive Director at Year Up Bay Area

Emily started her career addressing poverty and its impact on educational opportunities as a part of the Teach for America teaching corps in urban Los Angeles. After teaching, Emily moved to the business sector to learn first-hand about business strategy as part of the tech start-up, Posit Science. She used this experience to guide her work in business development as the Director of Programs for SpringBoard Forward, bringing a cutting-edge career development program to entry-level workers in the Bay Area. At Year Up Bay Area, Emily oversaw the outreach, admissions, student services and corporate engagement teams, ensuring that each phase of the program students feel supported and well prepared for their next steps: internship, graduation and job placement. Emily currently serves as YUBA’s Executive Director, after 5 years of leading programmatic efforts. Emily received her Education M.A. from Loyola Marymount University.

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Bay Area Local Advisory Board

Ime Archibong

Vice President of Partnerships at Facebook

Ime Archibong is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Facebook. He leads the team focused on accelerating Facebook’s product strategy by establishing partnerships, driving product integrations and unlocking business opportunities for leading companies across all non-gaming industries including AirBnb, Apple, Amazon, Dropbox, LiveNation, Microsoft, Netflix, Nike, Spotify and Uber. In this role, Ime also supports the Internet.org team, leading the development of strategic content and product partnerships globally to help the next 5 billion people get online.

Prior to joining Facebook, Ime was an Advanced Technology Business Development Professional at IBM, focused on licensing IBM¹s global portfolio of storage research technology. He started his career at IBM as a software engineer in the Systems and Technology Group before moving over to the corporate strategy team, and eventually settling in business development.

Ime holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Yale University and a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Tim Campos

Chief Executive Officer at Pulsra (Woven)

Timothy Campos is the Chief Information Officer at Facebook. Previously, he was CIO at KLA-Tencor where he was responsible for IT strategy and delivery for all of KLA-Tencor’s Information Services. Mr. Campos’s background includes 15 years of industry experience in both Information Technology and Software Engineering roles with an emphasis in global applications, multimedia, and distribution systems. Prior to KLA-Tencor he held management positions at Portera Systems and Silicon Graphics, as well as software engineering roles at both Silicon Graphics and Sybase. Mr. Campos has a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University and a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California Berkeley.

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Ellen Haude

Owner and Founder at EMH Financial Services, LLC

Jose Mora (Alumnus)

Project Manager of Engagement, Learning & Marketing at Salesforce

Erik Ragatz

Managing Director at Hellman and Friedman

Erik Ragatz is a Managing Director at Hellman & Friedman. His primary focus is on distribution-related sectors, across both retail and wholesale segments. He is responsible for broader coverage of the North American industrial sector, and brings additional experience in the energy, financial services, and healthcare industries. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Associated Materials, LLC. He was formerly a Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodman Global, Inc. and Director of LPL Investment Holdings, Inc., Sheridan Holdings, Inc., and Texas Genco LLC. He was also active in the Firm’s investments in Arch Capital Group Ltd., Digitas, Inc., Gaztransport & Technigaz S.A.S., and Nasdaq Stock Market LLC.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2001, Mr. Ragatz was employed by Bain Capital in Boston and Sydney. Previously, he worked as a management consultant for Bain & Company in San Francisco.

Mr. Ragatz graduated with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Jacob Sorensen

Chief Information Officer at Bank of the West, BNP Paribas Group

Daniel Springer

Chief Executive Officer of DocuSign

Dan Springer is an Operating Partner for Advent International, where he invests in Marketing Software businesses. He was most recently the CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Responsys since April 2004. Public on NASDAQ, Responsys was sold to Oracle for $1.6 Billion in February 2014. Previously, Mr. Springer was the Managing Director of Modem Media and responsible for General Management of the agency’s Western United States operations. Prior to Modern Media he served as the CEO of Telleo, Inc., and Chief Marketing Officer of NextCard. Previous experience was with McKinsey & Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Occidental College. Mr. Springer now serves or has served as a Board Member of public and private companies including YuMe, ELOAN (Banco Popular), Heighten, Persado, eGroups (Yahoo) as well as not for profit organizations including The Urban School, Shop.org, AdTech, The Randall Museum and The San Francisco Friends School. He has also served as an Advisory Board member to many early stage companies.

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Amy Weaver

President, Legal and General Counsel at Salesforce

Keith White

Executive Vice President at Gap, Inc

Kirsten Wolberg

Chief Technology & Operations Officer at DocuSign

Kirsten Wolberg is the Chief Technology & Operations Officer at Docusign. Prior to this, she was the Vice President of Technology Business Operations at PayPal. She led the Information Technology organization responsible for building and maintaining the global technology infrastructure and business applications for all Salesforce.com employees and business units.

Ms. Wolberg joined Salesforce.com in May 2008 from Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., where she led the organization responsible for corporate technology, offshore development, technology education and leadership development. She was a key member of the executive team that led Schwab’s turnaround and return to profitability.

Prior to joining Schwab, she held a variety of product development, operations, and consulting positions for First Interstate Bank, California Federal Bank, Computer Sciences Corporation, and innoVentry. For the past seven years Ms. Wolberg has served in leadership roles with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the San Francisco Light the Night Walk.

Ms. Wolberg holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern.

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Bay Area Talent and Opportunity Board

Tim Campos

Chief Executive Officer at Pulsra (Woven)

Timothy Campos is the Chief Information Officer at Facebook. Previously, he was CIO at KLA-Tencor where he was responsible for IT strategy and delivery for all of KLA-Tencor’s Information Services. Mr. Campos’s background includes 15 years of industry experience in both Information Technology and Software Engineering roles with an emphasis in global applications, multimedia, and distribution systems. Prior to KLA-Tencor he held management positions at Portera Systems and Silicon Graphics, as well as software engineering roles at both Silicon Graphics and Sybase. Mr. Campos has a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University and a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California Berkeley.

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Bask Iyer

Chief Information Officer at WMWare

Brad Peterson

EVP & CIO at NASDAQ OMX

Dan Morales

CIO at eBay, Inc.

Greg Higham

CIO at Marketo

Jeff Brzycki

CIO at Autodesk, Inc.

Jeff Weiner

CEO at LinkedIn

Jeremy Stoppelman

Co-founder and Chief Executive Office at Yelp

Jim McGuire

EVP & CIO at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Kevin Hart

Vice President & Business Information Officer – Northern California at Kaiser Permanente

Marc Benioff

Chairman & CEO at Salesforce.com

Maura Markus

Former President & COO at Bank of the West

Tom Keiser

EVP, Global Product Operations at Gap Inc.

Bay Area Leadership Council

Jacob Sorensen (Co-Chair)

Chief Information Officer at Bank of the West

Jacob Sorensen has over 20 years of experience in data management and business intelligence working largely for financial services institutions, like NextCard, Providian, Washington Mutual, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of the West a member of the BNP Paribas Group. Jacob has been at Bank of the West for the last five years as Senior Vice President and is the head of business intelligence and data management function. Jacob has been involved with Year Up Bay Area since 2009 as a mentor and now hosts several interns and graduates at Bank of the West. Jacob has also been a member of the YUBA Leadership Council since 2011 and is now the co-chair.

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Ash Cortez-Taylor

Technical Program Manager at Microsoft

Tiffiny Furdak

Senior Director of Global Product Operations at Rodan + Fields

Tiffiny is a Supply Chain and Product Operations Consultant and has spent the last twelve years of her career at Gap, Inc. in various leadership capacities. Prior to retail, she held product management and marketing roles at at i2 Technologies (JDA) and led global strategic sourcing initiatives for General Motors.

Tiffiny is as an active member of the Year Up Bay Area Leadership Council. Over the past five years, she helped to established Year Up corporate participation at Gap, Inc. She continues to mentor Year Up students, speak to Year Up classes about career options, and leverage her background in retail to give specialized trainings in professional dress for the workplace. She is inspired by the transformational work of the YUBA staff and in particular, the strength, dedication, and professionalism of the students who participate in the Year Up program.

She lives in San Francisco with her husband and four year old daughter. Born and raised in Michigan, she enjoys running, yoga, wine, food, and traveling. She recently joined the Advisory Board for the Northern California chapter of Junior Achievement.

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Ellen Haude

Founder and Owner at EMH Financial Services LLC

Bay Area Technical Advisory Board

Ebony Frelix

Senior Vice President of Philanthropy & Engagement at Salesforce.org

Ed Solomon

Corporate Engagement Consultant at Year Up

John Witchel

Chief Technology Officer at Sendme, Inc.

Matthew Zeier

Director of Operations at Lookout

Richard Yanowitch

Chairman & Founder at The Entrepreneurs Group

Bay Area Silicon Valley Launch Committee

Tim Campos

Chief Executive Officer at Pulsra (Woven)

Timothy Campos is the Chief Information Officer at Facebook. Previously, he was CIO at KLA-Tencor where he was responsible for IT strategy and delivery for all of KLA-Tencor’s Information Services. Mr. Campos’s background includes 15 years of industry experience in both Information Technology and Software Engineering roles with an emphasis in global applications, multimedia, and distribution systems. Prior to KLA-Tencor he held management positions at Portera Systems and Silicon Graphics, as well as software engineering roles at both Silicon Graphics and Sybase. Mr. Campos has a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University and a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California Berkeley.

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Erik Ragatz

Managing Director at Hellman and Friedman

Erik Ragatz is a Managing Director at Hellman & Friedman. His primary focus is on distribution-related sectors, across both retail and wholesale segments. He is responsible for broader coverage of the North American industrial sector, and brings additional experience in the energy, financial services, and healthcare industries. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Associated Materials, LLC. He was formerly a Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodman Global, Inc. and Director of LPL Investment Holdings, Inc., Sheridan Holdings, Inc., and Texas Genco LLC. He was also active in the Firm’s investments in Arch Capital Group Ltd., Digitas, Inc., Gaztransport & Technigaz S.A.S., and Nasdaq Stock Market LLC.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2001, Mr. Ragatz was employed by Bain Capital in Boston and Sydney. Previously, he worked as a management consultant for Bain & Company in San Francisco.

Mr. Ragatz graduated with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Daniel Springer

Chief Executive Officer of DocuSign

Dan Springer is an Operating Partner for Advent International, where he invests in Marketing Software businesses. He was most recently the CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Responsys since April 2004. Public on NASDAQ, Responsys was sold to Oracle for $1.6 Billion in February 2014. Previously, Mr. Springer was the Managing Director of Modem Media and responsible for General Management of the agency’s Western United States operations. Prior to Modern Media he served as the CEO of Telleo, Inc., and Chief Marketing Officer of NextCard. Previous experience was with McKinsey & Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Occidental College. Mr. Springer now serves or has served as a Board Member of public and private companies including YuMe, ELOAN (Banco Popular), Heighten, Persado, eGroups (Yahoo) as well as not for profit organizations including The Urban School, Shop.org, AdTech, The Randall Museum and The San Francisco Friends School. He has also served as an Advisory Board member to many early stage companies.

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Kirsten Wolberg

Chief Technology & Operations Officer at DocuSign

Kirsten Wolberg is the Chief Technology & Operations Officer at Docusign. Prior to this, she was the Vice President of Technology Business Operations at PayPal. She led the Information Technology organization responsible for building and maintaining the global technology infrastructure and business applications for all Salesforce.com employees and business units.

Ms. Wolberg joined Salesforce.com in May 2008 from Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., where she led the organization responsible for corporate technology, offshore development, technology education and leadership development. She was a key member of the executive team that led Schwab’s turnaround and return to profitability.

Prior to joining Schwab, she held a variety of product development, operations, and consulting positions for First Interstate Bank, California Federal Bank, Computer Sciences Corporation, and innoVentry. For the past seven years Ms. Wolberg has served in leadership roles with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the San Francisco Light the Night Walk.

Ms. Wolberg holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern.

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Alison Abbo

Former CFO, S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Andy Billings

Vice President Organizational Effectiveness, Electronic Arts

Carolina Echeverria

Community & Public Affairs Manager, Univision

Cheryl Fackler

Hug Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Hewlett Packard

Chris Bischof

Principal, Eastside College Preparatory School

Dan Portillo

Vice President of Talent, Greylock Partners

Daniel Lurie

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Tipping Point Community

Ed Solomon

Corporate Engagement Consultant at Year Up

Elise Cutini

Executive Director, Silicon Valley Children’s Fund

Jed York

Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco 49ers

Jennifer Anastasoff

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fuse Corps

Johnathan Reichental

CIO, City of Palo Alto

Kelly Minton

Leader, Strategy and Business Operations, eBay

Lance Fors

Chair, Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund

Laura Weidman Powers

Executive Director, Code2040

Leigh Stilwell

Senior Vice President, Donor Experience and Engagement, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Matthew Zeier

Director of Operations at Lookout

Matthew Zeier

Director of Operations, Lookout

Mike Jennings

Senior Director of IT, LinkedIn

Patrick Fallon

Managing Director and COO, Accel-KKR

Preston Smith

Co-Founder and President, Rocketship Education

Ravi Ramakrishnan

Senior Director of IT, NetApp

Robert Keller

Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Ron Gonzales

President and Chief Executive Officer, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

Scott Seese

CIO, eBay

Sharon Williams

Executive Director, Job Train

Stephen Star

Associate, Oak Hill Capital

Steve Cadigan

Vice President of Talent, LinkedIn

Steve Krausz

General Partner, US Venture Partners
The Peery Foundation

Susan Morse

Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Timothy Ranzetta

President, Innovate Foundation

Trish Palumbo

Vice President of Talent Management, Taos

Zubin Irani

Chief Executive Officer, cPrime