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Meet Bobby Johnson, Interana Co-fou..

Meet Bobby Johnson, Interana Co-founder & CTO

Q: Tell me about what you and your team built at FB; how do you leverage that expertise at Interana?BJ: At Facebook my team-built software to give everyone in the business access to the information they needed to do their job better, whatever that job happened to be. We ended up building a lot of tools, some of wh..

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A Conversation with Greg Smirin, CE..

A Conversation with Greg Smirin, CEO Interana

Q: You have an entirely new executive team, what are your strengths and how are you managing this restart to compete in the crowded PaaS industry? GS: Our CTO, Bobby Johnson led infrastructure engineering at Facebook through its first billion users. He transformed that unique experience into Interana’s unique IP s..

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Men of Silicon Valley

Meet Bobby Johnson, Interana Co-fou..

Meet Bobby Johnson, Interana Co-founder & CTO

Q: Tell me about what you and your team built at FB; how do you leverage that expertise at Interana?BJ: At Facebook my team-built software to give everyone in the business access to the information they needed to do their job better, whatever that job happened to be. We ended up building a lot of tools, some of which were great, and others not so much. The most important things we learned were wha..

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A Conversation with Greg Smirin, CE..

A Conversation with Greg Smirin, CEO Interana

Q: You have an entirely new executive team, what are your strengths and how are you managing this restart to compete in the crowded PaaS industry? GS: Our CTO, Bobby Johnson led infrastructure engineering at Facebook through its first billion users. He transformed that unique experience into Interana’s unique IP stack that enables everyone in a company to fully understand each customer’s usage of ..

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Meet Ray Martinez, Broker Skyrise R..

Meet Ray Martinez, Broker Skyrise Real Estate Group, Silicon Valley

Q: How long have you been in the Real Estate business?RM: I’ve been in the Real Estate Industry for 24 years. I absolutely love what I do, and my clients can see the passion I have for the industry. Q: What geographic areas and types of properties do you handle?RM: I was born in San Francisco, and raised in the South Bay. Being born and raised in the Bay Area has given me a huge advantage along w..

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Local Nonprofits

The Sharks Foundation is a Power Fo..

The Sharks Foundation is a Power Forward

As busy as the San Jose Sharks are on the ice, the Sharks Foundation is equally as active in the community throughout the season with a variety of fundraisers and programs targeted at impacting youth and families in need in the Bay Area. By the end of the 2015-16 season, the Foundation donated a franchise-record $1.5 million in funding and it is currently on pace to surpass that number by the end..

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Derek Carr & Valley Children He..

Derek Carr & Valley Children Healthcare - Leaders On & Off The Field

SVL: Let’s start with the most predictable question of what drives you to support this particular cause?DC: When my son, Dallas was born, he needed to be rushed to Valley Children’s Hospital because his intestines were tangled and only surgery would be able to correct the problem. Within four days, Dallas had been operated on two times, and he had a third surgery before he left the hospital. Dal..

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Innovative Therapy and High Technol..

Innovative Therapy and High Technology Brain Imaging Aid Veterans and TBI Research

Thomas Manuel and Shawn Kelley are Veterans of different eras. Manuel, 69, fought in the jungles of Vietnam; Kelley, 25, in Afghanistan’s deserts. The enemies, weapons and battle arenas differed greatly, but the wounds to their brains are all too common for war Veterans. Studies estimate up to 20 percent of Veterans suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI), and many of them develop post-traumatic stre..

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