Strategic Advisory Committee


Comprised of past APABA Silicon Valley presidents and long serving Board Members the SAC focuses its efforts on advising the Board in key strategic initiatives, including the following four general areas:

  1. Strategic Planning: planning for the future of APABA Silicon Valley and as well as key fundraising efforts for APABA Silicon Valley.

  2. Nominations and Elections.

  3. Leadership Development: SAC partners with the board and local affiliates in developing the future leaders of APABA Silicon Valley.

  4. Outreach: serve as ambassadors for APABA Silicon Valley in the local communities and other minority bar associations.


Co-Chairs

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Genelle Ng | genelle.ng@gmail.com

Genelle Ng is Lead Commercial Counsel at Facebook, Inc.  Prior to joining Facebook, Genelle was in-house counsel at Twitter, Inc. and YuMe, Inc. as well as an associate in the Technology Transactions Group at Fenwick & West. Genelle received her J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School, and her B.A. from UC Berkeley.

 

Brian Wong | brian_wong@gap.com

Brian Wong is Corporate Counsel for Gap Inc.'s Global Employment Law team.  Prior to joining Gap Inc., Brian worked at Seyfarth Shaw as a member of the firm's Complex Discrimination Litigation team.  He also previously worked at Baker McKenzie in Palo Alto, where he advised global companies on a full spectrum of domestic and international employment issues.  A Silicon Valley native, Brian attended UC Berkeley and received his law degree from Boston College.