United States of America

Sonoma

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 29

Jean-Charles Boisset (JCB)

Fireside Chat

Jean-Charles Boisset was born into the world of wine in the village of Vougeot, Burgundy, France. He leads the family firm with passionate commitment to fine wine, history, quality and a deep respect for the environment. In 2003 he broke into California by purchasing DeLoach Vineyards and in 2011, Buena Vista Winery, California’s first premium winery, also became a part of the Boisset Collection

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Thursday, July 20

Summer Party (Startup Grind Sonoma)

Party

Half of 2017 is done! Remember that "all work and no play makes makes Jack a dull boy" and come join us for the Summer Party to recharge for the rest of the year. In the spirit of play and deepening connections within our community, we're pass on a speaker every July and Dec. and just have a good time. Nevertheless, please RSVP so that we get the food count right, and thank you to Kivelstadt!

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Thursday, September 28

Gary Nelson (Nelson Staffing)

Fireside Chat

Gary Nelson is a forward thinker whose passion, creativity, and determination make him a visionary in business. As a community activist and philanthropist, he has spearheaded efforts to open and support public charter schools. He was a leader in developing Sonoma’s “Field of Dreams” project to create a major youth baseball and soccer complex.

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Thursday, October 19

Amy Miller ( Transcendence Theater)

Fireside Chat

Amy Miller is the Creative Director at Transcendence Theater, they have drawn 57,000 visitors and raised more than $187,000 for Jack London Park, but their work doesn’t stop there. They spend many hours on community projects such as workshops for grieving children and performances for the developmentally disabled and the elderly.

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Wednesday, November 8

Rajat Mishra (Cisco)

Fireside Chat

As Cisco’s Vice President Rajat Mishra is responsible for driving strategy and innovation for Cisco's $12B services business. His charter spans organic growth, acquisitions, alliances, market intelligence, ecosystem-wide idea generation, start-up incubation and horizon 2/3 emerging technology. He is also the executive sponsor for Cisco's Distinguished Services Engineer community.

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Tuesday, December 12

2017 Holiday Party

Party

Made it through another year. Was it a good one? Lets prepare to make 2018 even better with SUG. We are thanking you with a Holiday party for all of the growth of SUG. Which speakers did you like the best and who do you want to see next year?

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Past Events

Sal Chavez (Picazo Cafe)

Sal Chavez (Picazo Cafe)

Sam Edwards (Sonoma Cannabis Company)

Sam Edwards (Sonoma Cannabis Company)

Steve Page (Sonoma Raceway)

Steve Page (Sonoma Raceway)

Sean Daily (The 108 Group)

Sean Daily (The 108 Group)

Aaron Lander (Popupsters)

Aaron Lander (Popupsters)

2017 Annual Holiday Party (at Kivelstadt Cellars!)

2017 Annual Holiday Party (at Kivelstadt Cellars!)

Lynne Lancaster & Jim Finkelstein (Generational Experts)

Lynne Lancaster & Jim Finkelstein (Generational Experts)

Event Cancelled (Event Cancelled)

Event Cancelled (Event Cancelled)

Adam Cortez (DKM, Inc.)

Adam Cortez (DKM, Inc.)

Jordan Kivelstadt (Free Flow Wines)

Jordan Kivelstadt (Free Flow Wines)

Summer Party (Startup Grind Sonoma)

Summer Party (Startup Grind Sonoma)

Sondra Bernstein (Girl and the Fig)

Sondra Bernstein (Girl and the Fig)

Bruce Aidells (Aidells Sausages)

Bruce Aidells (Aidells Sausages)

Vinnie Cilurzo (Russian River Brewing Co.)

Vinnie Cilurzo (Russian River Brewing Co.)

Ron Lawson (Steadfast Futures & Options)

Ron Lawson (Steadfast Futures & Options)

Jonathan Sebastiani (Sonoma Brands)

Jonathan Sebastiani (Sonoma Brands)

Inaugural Holiday Party! (#SGwinter)

Inaugural Holiday Party! (#SGwinter)

Eric Gullotta (Sonoma Stompers)

Eric Gullotta (Sonoma Stompers)

Jared Ranere (Brief)

Jared Ranere (Brief)

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