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Churchill Club

September 15, 2014 11:00 ET

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Churchills

Churchill Club to Recognize Top Individuals, Companies and Teams to Highlight Excellence, Inspire Others to Positive Action

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2014) - Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced the winners of its fourth annual "Churchills" awards, recognizing excellence in innovation, leadership, collaboration, and social good.

The Honorees Are...

  • Game Changer: Airbnb
    For indispensable technology and business innovation.
    "You changed how things are done or viewed and there's no going back."

  • Legendary Leader Award: Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm 
    For inspirational leadership and contributions to others' innovation and success.
    "Couldn't have done it without you."

  • Magical Team Award: Tesla Model S Design Team
    For collaborative breakthroughs that result in an irresistible product or service.
    "You guys nailed it."

  • Global Benefactor: Malala Yousafzai
    For irrepressible vision and positive impact on society.
    "Thanks for thinking big."

"By highlighting excellence in these key areas, the Churchills program represents a significant opportunity to encourage further, positive contributions to innovation, economic growth, and societal benefit," said Karen Tucker, CEO of the Churchill Club.

Geoffrey Moore, renowned Silicon Valley advisor, speaker and author, will preside as master of ceremonies at an evening event on Sept. 25, as honorees share their inspiring perspectives and stories.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:00 p.m. Registration and general reception
6:00 p.m. Banquet
7:00-8:45 p.m. Awards program

Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA

To register for this program or for more information, please visit

Event Sponsors
Sponsors of the 4th Annual Churchills include Shell, Accenture, Qualcomm, GlobalLogic, and Silicon Valley Bank.

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About Churchill Club:
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum. The 7,000-member, 28-year-old, 501(c)(3) non-profit has earned its international reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs where global business and thought leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. The organization presents up to 40 programs each year in support of innovation, economic growth, and societal benefit, with an emphasis on actionable takeaways and insights.

Past speakers include founders and executives of major companies such as Google CEO Larry Page, Intuit Chairman Bill Campbell, Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, former Shell CEO Peter Voser, Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison; prominent investors such as John Doerr, Vinod Khosla, Roger McNamee, Marc Andreessen, and Ron Conway; and government and other leaders such as former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, filmmaker James Cameron, and Hollywood talent über-agent Ari Emanuel. Further information about Churchill Club can be found at

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