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Paul is cofounder of Bailiwick Wines, a Sonoma based producer of award winning limited production wines. His career began with 13 years in technical, marketing and general management roles in technology innovators Olivetti SpA, Apollo Computer and NeXT in Italy, the U.S. and France. Subsequently, he spent 13 years in venture capital, primarily as a Managing Director for global private equity firm Apax Partners based in Silicon Valley. He has served on numerous boards of private and public companies, and as co-chairman of Entrepreneurs’ Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to fostering corporate responsibility.

Paul is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley where he studied Computer Science. He is married with three daughters and is a California native, avid outdoorsman and aviator.

September 26, 2019

Paul Vais

September 26, 2019
Paul is cofounder of Bailiwick Wines, a Sonoma based producer of award winning limited production wines. His career began with 13 years in technical, marketing and
November 8, 2019

Kelly Barlow

November 8, 2019
Kelly is a partner at ValueAct Capital, where he has been responsible for sourcing and managing investments for over 15 years.  He is currently co-portfolio manager
September 26, 2019

Bob Payne

September 26, 2019
Robert Payne is a partner in Payne Farms, a Yolo County based diversified agribusiness that specializes in growing high quality nut and row crops. Payne Farms
September 26, 2019

Andrew Bassak

September 26, 2019
Andrew A. Bassak is a San Francisco-based business trial lawyer and litigation partner at Hanson Bridgett in San Francisco. A seasoned legal strategist with more than
April 15, 2020

Charles Farman

April 15, 2020
Chuck is a retired business attorney. Prior to his retirement in 2019, Chuck was a partner in the Palo Alto office of Morrison & Foerster, where
September 26, 2019

Dick Galland

September 26, 2019
Dick has been an outdoor educator his entire life. He began working for the Colorado Outward Bound School in the 1960s. In 1971, he became the
May 12, 2020

Diana Jacobs

May 12, 2020
Diana retired in the fall of 2006 after 25 years working for the State of California in natural resources management and environmental protection. She was Deputy
October 14, 2019

Amelie Kappes

October 14, 2019
Amelie Kappes works for the Ishiyama Corporation of San Francisco, whose businesses include the Henry’s Fork Lodge, a fly fishing lodge in Island Park, Idaho. She
September 26, 2019

Rick H. Kaufman

September 26, 2019
Richard “Rick” Kaufman is President of City-Core Development, Inc., a real estate and hotel investment company based in San Francisco. His experience includes over 26 years
September 26, 2019

Loretta Keller

September 26, 2019
Chef Loretta Keller is one of San Francisco’s preeminent chefs. Loretta originally opened Bizou, south of Market in 1993, and then transformed the space and menu
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