Greg Becker

2018 Speaker

GREG BECKER is president and CEO of SVB Financial Group, and CEO of Silicon Valley Bank. Becker has been a champion of the innovation economy since he joined Silicon Valley Bank in 1993 as a banker to fast-growing technology companies. Today, he is the CEO of the world’s only bank dedicated to the innovation sector around the world. SVB has been named one of the fastest growing public companies in the U.S. and one of the best places to work. Becker was the president, chief operations officer and chief banking officer prior to taking on the CEO role. Earlier in his career, he ran the company’s venture capital group, where he was responsible for building relationships with and investing in, venture capital and private equity firms across the U.S. He was also a co-founder and managing director of SVB Capital, which manages some of the world’s top-rated venture fund-of-funds and co-investment funds, and he was a member of Silicon Valley Bank’s operating committee. Becker is the chairman of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), a member of the executive council of TechNet, and was recently a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors. He earned a BS in business from Indiana University. @svb_financial

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