Wednesday May 16th 2012
|Where||Four Seasons Hotel - 757 Market Street - San Francisco, CA|
|Time||7:30 AM - 10:00 AM|
|Cost||$75 by May 4, $100 thereafter; Open to 2012 JCF donors of $1,000 |
|Event Page Link||Event Page|
||Description From Gold to Good: Innovating a Better World. |
Personal computing industry pioneer Mitch Kapor will address the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund's most generous donors at the seventh annual Business Leadership Breakfast.
Mitch Kapor has been at the forefront of information technology for more than 30 years as an entrepreneur, software designer, and investor. He is the founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the designer of Lotus 1-2-3, the "killer app" of the 1980s that made the personal computer universally adopted by the business world. He is the co-founder of Electronic Frontier Foundation, a founding investor of Real Networks, the founding chair of the Mozilla Foundation, and a founding investor and chair of Linden Research, the creator of Second Life.
Through Kapor Capital, Mitch is active as a seed-stage
information technology investor focusing on social impact
startups. He is a director and major funder of the Level
Playing Field Institute, which works to increase fairness in education and the workplace by closing the opportunity gap and removing barriers to success. He is a director of the Mitchell Kapor Foundation, a private foundation which supports organizations that provoke social change in communities of color.
Jewish Community Federation's Business Leadership Council
The Business Leadership Council (BLC) is a group of Bay Area Jewish business leaders who believe that meaningful professional connections within the Jewish community are not only good for business but also serve our shared interests and values. The power of our collective engagement ensures the sustainability of our community and strengthens our philanthropic impact. Whether we work together or as individuals, we serve the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund and further its mission.