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Welcome to sf.citi's new Board of Directors
sf.citi is proud to launch its Board of Directors, comprised of innovative tech leaders from San Francisco's business and non-profit worlds.

Ron Conway
Ron Conway - Chair
Ron Conway is Special Adviser to SV Angel, a San Francisco-based angel investment firm that helps technology startups with business development, financing and strategic advice. He has invested and worked closely with startups since the mid 1990's, including Google and facebook. A native San Franciscan, Conway founded sf.citi in 2012 to engage the technology community with the life of his home city.
Heather Harde
Heather Harde - Vice Chair
Heather Harde is the former CEO of TechCruch. She joined TechCrunch in 2007, built it into a thriving and respected news source, and sold it to AOL in 2010. Heather has also worked with News Corporation, AOL and Fox Interactive Media. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Harvard Business School.
Marc Blakeman
Marc Blakeman, AT&T
Marc Blakeman was named Regional Vice President – External Affairs for AT&T California in January 2011. In that capacity, he manages AT&T’s relationships with external clients and stakeholders, including elected officials and community and civic leaders in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley and Central Coast regions. Prior to coming to California, he served in a similar capacity with AT&T Illinois in Chicago. He joined AT&T’s predecessor, Ameritech, in 1997 after serving as Director of Chicago Operations for the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. An active member of the community, Marc serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce as a member of the Executive Committee. He also is a founding board member of Genesys Works Bay Area and serves as Chairman of the Board of the San Francisco Asian Pacific American Heritage Foundation.
Kimberly Bryant
Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code
Kimberly Bryant is a Biotechnology/Engineering professional who has spent the last decade in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Manufacturing industry in a series of technical management roles for a series of Fortune 100 companies. Ms. Bryant is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and she has lived in the San Francisco Bay area for the last 5 years. Ms. Bryant BlackGirlsCode in February 2011 to meet the needs of young women of color who are underrepresented in the currently exploding field of technology.
Burke Norton Burke Norton, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Salesforce.com
Burke Norton leads the legal, internal audit, compliance, and government affairs teams at salesforce.com and is a member of the company's executive committee reporting to Chairman & CEO Marc Benioff. Prior to joining salesforce.com, Mr. Norton was executive vice president and general counsel and a member of the office of the chairman at Expedia, where he was responsible for all legal and corporate affairs, government relations, corporate transactions, compliance, litigation, and intellectual property matters. Previously Mr. Norton was a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, where he practiced corporate and securities law, representing clients in the enterprise software, telecommunications, semiconductor, life sciences, entertainment, and ecommerce industries, with an emphasis on complex corporate transactions, including public and private equity and debt financings and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, as well as corporate governance, regulatory, and intellectual property matters. Mr. Norton graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
Hosain Rahman
Hosain Rahman, Jawbone
Hosain Rahman is founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Jawbone. Jawbone develops and markets human-centered wearable technology and audio devices, including Bluetooth headsets, the NoiseAssassin noise-eliminating technology and the JAMBOX wireless speaker and speakerphone. Rahman was named one of the world's "seven most powerful people in design" by Forbes magazine in 2011.
Steve Sarner
Steve Sarner, Tagged
Steve Sarner is Vice President of Marketing for Tagged. Headquartered in San Franicsco, Tagged hosts a social network that encourages users to meet new people through browsing and matching features. Founded in 2004, Tagged established the concept of "social discovery" and is now proud to host 330 million members in 220 countries. Prior to joining Tagged, Steve worked with New's Corp's Fox Interactive Media. He has also led marketing and sales divisions at Monster Worldwide.

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