Corporate Leadership Breakfast

Thank you for attending our 2017 Corporate Leadership Breakfast on “Technology, Innovation, and Ending Homelessness,” benefiting Larkin Street Youth Services!

View the 2017 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here!


Look for details on next year’s event soon.


 Title Sponsor

  pwc logo


Table Sponsor

Santen Inc.

Media Sponsor

SFBT logo


Business attire recommended, as well as advance ticket sales.

For questions and sponsorship opportunities, please contact our special events manager at (415) 673-0911, ext. 306 or [email protected]


Past Guest Speakers:

2017 – Jeff Kositsky, Director, San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing; Jay Nath, Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Francisco; Sherilyn Adams, Executive Director, Larkin Street Youth Services
Presentation Topic: “Technology, Innovation, and Ending Homelessness,” moderated by Jim Henry, San Francisco Managing Partner, PwC
View the 2017 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here.

2016 – Parker Harris, co-founder of Salesforce
Presentation Topic: “Innovation for Good”,  moderated by Jeanette Calandra, San Jose Managing Partner at PwC
View the 2016 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here.

2015 – Brian Chesky, co-founder of Airbnb
Presentation Topic: “The Shared Economy”, moderated by Jim Henry, San Francisco Managing Partner at PwC
View the 2015 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here.

2014 – George C. Halvorson, Chairman and CEO,  Kaiser Permanente 2002-2013
Presentation Topic: “Affordable Care, Healthy People and the Next Set of Priorities for Us All”

2013 – Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, President, Charles Schwab Foundation Senior Vice President, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
View the 2013 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here.

2012 – Chip Conley, Founder, Joie de Vivre
Presentation Topic: “What I Learned about Business, the Community, and Myself during 25 years in the Tenderloin”
View the 2012 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here.

2011Larry Baer, President and COO, San Francisco Giants
Presentation Topic: “Taking Risks to Achieve Your Dreams”
View the 2011 Corporate Leadership Breakfast photos here.

2010 – Ted Schlein, Managing Partner,  Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Presentation Topic:  “The Business of Hope: Venture Investing in Digital Tech, Green Tech, Life Sciences, and Our Youth”

2008Louis J. Lavigne, Jr., former EVP & CFO, Genentech, Inc.
Presentation Topic:  “What’s Your Strategy?”, “What makes a Good to Great Company?”, and “Strategic Plan is Bridge to Succeeding with Vision”.

2007 – Howard I. Atkins, SEVP & CFO, Wells Fargo & Company
Presentation Topic
: Corporate and Foundation Philanthropy

Nov. 2006 –Harris Barton, Managing Partner/Founder, HRJ Capital, Former San Francisco 49er, Three-Time Super Bowl Champ
Presentation Topic
:  “Winning Strategies: Lessons Learned Along the Way”

Jan. 2006  – Patricia C. Dunn, former CEO, Barclays Global Investors
Presentation Topic
:  Corporate Social Responsibility

2005 – Howard Lester, Chairman, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Presentation Topic
:  Corporate Philanthropy