Want to know the tech forecast for 2015? Come join us for our Innovation & Technology Council with council member Bob Blumenfield and congressional representative Judy Chu. Learn more about each speaker below.
Bob Blumenfield, Councilmember
From 1989 – 1996, he worked in Washington, DC as a staff person to Senator Bill Bradley, Congressman Howard Berman and as staff designee to the House Budget Committee. He later worked as Director of Government Affairs for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and then as district director to Congressman Berman in the San Fernando Valley. In addition, he has served on numerous non-profit boards including, the Anti-Defamation League, Children’s Express, and the LA League of Conservation Voters.
Bob is a graduate of Duke University and the UCLA Anderson School of Management Business Executive Program. He lives in Woodland Hills with his wife, Kafi, and their two children.
Judy Chu, Congressional Representative
Chu was first elected to the Board of Education for Garvey School District in 1985. From there, she was elected to the Monterey Park City Council, where she served as Mayor three times. She then was elected to the State Assembly and then California’s elected tax board, known as the State Board of Equalization. In 2009, she became the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress in history.