Silicon Valley


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Silicon Valley

An area in California, centering on San Francisco and San Jose, known for the large number of computer and internet companies. Silicon Valley became important during the dot-com bubble in the 1990s. It remains important both in investing and for the technical expertise of its companies and employees. Prominent companies such as Google and Intel are headquartered in Silicon Valley.
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It's a mini MBA done in a very Silicon Valley style," says Jaswa, whose Silicon Valley chapter hosts 20 to 25 of these sessions per year.
Robert Burnett Worked in Silicon Valley for more than 20 years and was the first vice president of engineering at Cisco Systems.
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