Are these Notre Dame ESTEEMS and MBA students selling smiles? Wow! They cornered the smile market.
What a good looking group of winners……. all at AutoVino in Silicon Valley!!
Please find a few comments about our local guests under the second photo on the right.
Some of the notable local Silicon Valley guests of the Pivnicka's for the Notre Dame ESTEEM/MBA program at AutoVino were seated, from far left to right, Roger Sramek, serial entrepreneur; Dr. Geeta Kadambi, award-winning patent agent and McCloskey Prize sponsor; Buddy Burke, (orange shirt), Presentations/Pitches expert at Apple & UC Berkeley; and ESTEEM mentor, Richard Hatfield (royal blue shirt), founder of Lightning Motorcycle, the fastest production motorcycle in the world (218 mph), all electric.
Seated far left front row, Peter Redford, serial entrepreneur (TV, media, 30 patents); Miroslav Tenkl, West Coast Director, CzechInvest Investment Agency; Dr. Ramesh Raskar, Director, Camera Group at MIT Media Labs, entrepreneur, winner of the 2016 $500,000 Lemelson Prize.
To the left of the red post, Joe Camarda, ND alum and Regional Director, Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Managment; Richard and Barbara Pivnicka, ND and AutoVino hosts; standing behind Joe Camarda and not visible in this shot, Whitfield Diffie, winner of the 2016 $1M Turing Prize for Computing.
Foreground, in leather chairs, on left, Ian Sobieski, Chairman and co-founder of the Band of Angels, interviewing Marc Tarpenning, co-founder of Tesla Motors, educator, and role model.
Dark blue car in right foreground is the automobile of Jony Ive, Chief Designer at Apple.