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Vice president, sales and marketing, Born and raised in Bangalore, India, Outside work, Pow, a Mensa member, is
Genplay Games Inc. Nagarkar earned a bachelor's degree in involved with the Santa Clara Bar Association
While attending Santa Clara University, academic law and an LLB from Bangalore and the Cupertino Public Safety Commission.
Kevon Saber, 28, founded a small advertising University. She worked as an associate The Cupertino resident also serves as block
company, earning himself an offer from attorney in appellate practice before leader for her neighborhood.
veteran game creator Jose Erazo to help immigrating to the United States. She and her husband (who at the time was
launch and lead Genplay, the mobile video Upon passing the California bar exam in her boyfriend) took out his Hobie Cat for its
game developer and publisher. 2000, she began practicing as a corporate and first sail -- in 30-knot winds. The boat
Born into an entrepreneurial and diverse securities transactional lawyer, then attended capsized and they had to be rescued.
family -- Saber's father is from Iran and his Santa Clara University to earn an LLM in
mother's family from Mexico -- he also serves intellectual property law. Scott Corwon, 33
as venture director and consultant with Rep Before starting at Hoge Fenton in 2006, she Founder and chief executive officer,
(formerly known as Equip) and The Institute had worked at Cisco Systems Inc. Nagarkar IMPACTS
for Innovation, Integration and Impact, which also is active with The Indus Entrepreneurs With an estimated net worth approaching
provide consulting services for businesses and the Bay Area chapter of Women in $60 million, Scott Corwon is a rarity in
interested in societal transformation. Licensing. Silicon Valley – a wunderkind who has made
Inspired by a forum of world leaders, Saber Nagarkar is a person of disparate interests -- it without becoming the stuff of Valleywag
seeks to empower others and transform lives. which include Indian classical music and and Gawker legend.
He is a two-time recipient of Santa Clara following the National Football League. His IMPACTS brand is revered by industry
University's Hollace Pugh Distinguished and governments alike – he has almost single-
Service Award for his work with the Marissa Mayer, 33 handedly created the market for outsourced
university's Rape Prevention Program. He Vice President of Search and User Experience government intelligence. Says a longtime
served as executive director of Silicon Valley Google observer, “In Hollywood parlance, he is the
Fellowship, he is a founding board member of The reigning Queen of Silicon Valley was ‘It’ boy. Today’s golden child. Everything he
61 Brand Clothing and serves as a board the first female engineer hired by Google and swings at he hits out of the park.”
member of Compassion Bridges. has recently been named by Forbes as one of Corwon is equally at home in the murky
Saber, who enjoys ballroom dancing and the “50 Most Powerful Women in the World.” margins of intelligence gathering as he is the
traveling, is in the process of stepping down Mayer is the genius behind many of Google’s blinding klieg lights of the motion picture
from his role at Genplay to pursue a degree most popular releases, including its industry, where his Midas touch has aided the
from the Stanford University Graduate School ubiquitous search engine and Gmail email development of some of the highest grossing
of Business, where he hopes to focus on a service. With a net worth estimated in excess films in recent memory – including the
global approach to leadership and of $700 million, Mayer is also among the decade’s biggest blockbuster, “The Dark
entrepreneurship. small group of young Silicon Valley Knight.”
tastemakers with the means to do nothing, A notorious privacy freak, good luck to
Yar Chaikovsky, 38 but who always seem to be in-charge of anyone hoping to gain an interview or snap a
Co-managing partner, everything. photo of the reclusive Corwon…including this
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP reporter. In his spare time, Corwon has been
Mayer continues to teach computer
Yar Chaikovsky boasts quite an extensive programming at Stanford University, where known to indulge in rare French wine and
resume for someone still in his 30s. He has she also received degrees in symbolic systems contemporary art.
worked at four law firms and two and computer science.
corporations since graduating from law school Tom Zazueta, 39
in 1994. On those rare occasions when Mayer is not President and chief strategy officer,
working, she is known as a fashion maven Coakley Heagerty
Before being recruited by Sonnenschein in with a keen appreciation for the classic
2007 to help open its Menlo Park office, designs of Chanel. Tom Zazueta began his career at Coakley
Chaikovsky was a partner at Weil Gotshal & Heagerty as an intern in 1988 and then left to
Manges LLP for five years. Prior to that, he Tamara Pow, 37 complete his education and pursue a career.
had stints in the corporate sector: first as head Co-founder, Today, he is back with this strategic
patent counsel for Yahoo Inc., then as general Structure Law Group LLP marketing and public relations agency, where
counsel and director of intellectual property he focuses on social media and the use of
for Zaplet Inc. He began his career as an Finding balance between work and family -- technology in marketing strategy.
associate for Christie Parker & Hale then for a husband and three sons -- was the driving
force behind Tamara Pow's business Earning his bachelor's degree at San Jose
O'Melveny & Myers LLP. State University, Zazueta went on to apply
transactions law firm, which she co-founded
Chaikovsky earned a bachelor's degree in in 2005 with Mark Figueiredo. Structure was his technology and marketing skills for Apple
computer science from the University of formed out of a desire to create a law firm that Inc., CKS Inc. and Foveon Inc. Joining eBay,
Southern California before attending the would allow the partners and employees to he worked in trust and safety as well as global
University of California, Los Angeles Law establish a work-life balance. product planning. He also worked at a startup
School. called Kijiji.
After earning her bachelor's degree in
He says if he could have chosen another sociology at the University of California, Los Zazueta also is a member and appreciates the
career, it would be as a professional golfer. Angeles and her law degree and master's of work of the Rotary Club of San Jose and
business administration from the University People Acting Together in Community, or
Raji Nagarkar, 35 of California, Davis, Pow was admitted to the PACT, as well as the Marketing &
Associate, California State Bar in 1996. Advertising Global Network, or MAGNET,
Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel and the San Jose State Library Leadership
She joined PricewaterhouseCoopers' Silicon Council.
It's not every day that someone passes the Valley branch as a tax advisor then moved to
bar exam without taking courses in the another firm in San Jose, where she worked Travels have taken him to all seven
United States, but then Raji Nagarkar isn't an until the arrival of her first child in 2001. continents and provided opportunities for his
everyday lawyer. An associate in the Afterward, she worked on a part-time basis. photography.
intellectual property group of her San Jose The self-proclaimed introvert says his job
firm, she is a dual-licensed attorney who is Pow also is authorized to practice in U.S.
Tax Court, the Supreme Court of California often requires him to act like an extrovert.
authorized to practice in India and California.
and the U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of California.

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