Breakfast Program - November 10th

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Event Summary

A Conversation with Mayor Sam Liccardo  

presented by

Sam Liccardo
City of San Jose

Khanh Russo
Senior Advisor, Director of Strategic Partnerships
Office of the Mayor of the City of San Jose

Sam Liccardo
Sam Liccardo's Bio

Khanh Russo
Khanh Russo's Bio

Program Description:  

Mayor Liccardo has set up an ambitious goal of becoming the most innovative City by 2020. His Smart City Vision ( is focused on using big data, technology and innovation to be a more Safe, Inclusive, User-Friendly, Sustainable, and Demonstration City. He has also forged a historic pension reform agreement that will save $3 billion over the next three decades, launched innovative programs to reduce homelessness, expanded educational and job opportunities for thousands of low-income youth, announced four new international flights at Mineta San Jose International Airport, and helped usher in a major expansion of tech companies, including titans like Apple and Google. The Mayor and Mr. Russo will highlight the belief that this is our moment to re-create San José’s future, to dream anew and stretch our imaginations around a new narrative, and a bold vision for our city – a future laden with opportunities for residents from every corner of the city.