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Welcome to Silicon Forest: Hillsboro

Event Details

Apr 25, 2019
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
2035 NE Cornelius Pass Rd
Hillsboro, OR 97124

$5 - TAO Member Tech Company
$10 - Non Member Tech Company
$50 - TAO Member Service Provider
$75 - Non Member Service Provider


Venue Sponsor

Passionate About Growing Your Tech Company in Silicon Forest?  Join us for a Spring celebration to learn more about the growing tech scene in Hillsboro!

Our region’s tech scene has its own identity, proving itself capable of supporting vibrant tech companies, raising real venture capital and asserting its place in today’s economy. It has a history of innovation with some of the large established companies that attracted tech talent in the first place, which has given way to emerging tech startups.

This event will celebrate the tech industry represented in the Hillsboro area. Whether you’re a tech company that helped to plant the Silicon Forest’s first seeds, one that has relocated or is establishing new roots by opening an office here, or an emerging tech startup, join us for food/ drinks and networking with tech companies that are choosing to move here. Connect with the resources available to tech companies here in the region. Let’s continue to support, engage and grow our tech community... and have some fun while we're at it!

Join us on Thursday, April 25th to meet established leaders and new tech in Hillsboro and hear from valuable resources to get you moving.


Hillsboro Mayor Steve Callaway will give opening remarks, and program featuring local executives will discuss the ins and outs of being successful in Hillsboro.


Steve Callaway, Mayor, City of Hillsboro 


Opening Remarks:  Dan Dias, Economic Development Director, City of Hillsboro- Growing the Silicon Forest into the Future


Featured Guest:  


Laura Kubisiak, OEN's West Metro Venture Catalyst 

Resources and Programs for Entrepreneurs in Hillsboro

Laura is responsible for building the entrepreneurial ecosystem in West Portland Metro as well as meeting with scalable startups in traded sectors to evaluate their needs and help them access people, programs and financial resources to be successful. She works closely with regional and state government, economic development and partner organizations to enhance industry cluster/sector efforts by connecting startups with resources and investors, and raising awareness of grants, loans and other services which help startups access federal and state funds.


Industry Panel Discussion:  Stories of Metro-West

  • Bill Cory, VP Sales -  Flexential
  • Corrie Meier,  Talent and Engagement Manager-  Orchestra Software
  • Yuriy Bulygin, CEO/ Founder -  Eclypsium
  • Andrew Alleman, Chief Advanced Systems Architect -  Intel
  • Carl Cox,  CEO -  Cascade Strategy
  • Paul Beetlestone, Sr Manager Systems Operations Engineering -  Workday

Moderated by Laura  Hayes, Director Business and Technology Operations, Salesforce



The focus of this gathering is on supporting the technology community.  As such we will be limiting the service provider attendees to one non-tech service company per vertical.  Available service provider spots will be shown below. Please contact with any questions.

Commercial real- estate

Office design/ furnishings



Insurance/ Benefits Provider      

Architecture/ construction

Staffing/ recruiting            

Lodging/ hospitality

Advertising/ Marketing


Office Supplies and Solutions   

Food Service/ Events Mgmt


Coaching/ training           


Finance/ Banking Services

Events/ Promotion Mkg


Welcome to Silicon Forest Hillsboro Sponsors: