Events

SF Bay Area Gala 2019

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 FROM 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for the 2019 Pratham SF Bay Area Gala.

The SF Bay Area Gala is the premier event in the region for Indian-Americans and Indophiles. Attendees consist of business leaders, influencers, philanthropists.  This year’s event will feature:

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Stephen D. Milligan, Chief Executive Officer Western Digital

Stephen D. Milligan is chief executive officer of Western Digital Corporation, prior to which he served as president and CEO of HGST, where he led the company through a financial and operational turnaround culminating in its acquisition by Western Digital. Milligan was previously Western Digital’s senior vice president and chief financial officer. He has also held financial management positions at Dell and PwC.

Milligan serves as board chairman of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and sits on the board of directors of Autodesk, Ross Stores, Inc. and The Ohio State Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio State University.

Dinyar (Dinny) Devitre, Former CFO of Altria Group Inc.

Dinny is Vice Chairman of Pratham Educational Foundation and former chairman of Pratham USA. Born in Jamshedpur, India, he earned a BA at St. Joseph’s College in Darjeeling and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad. Dinny resides in New York and is married to Aashish Devitre.

ENTERTAINMENT
Brett Barry, Mentalist

Brett Barry isn’t a psychic or hypnotist, but an expert at connecting the audience’s thoughts with his imagination. He has performed his entertaining “mind games” show across the USA for companies like Clorox, Microsoft, The Arizona Cardinals, Essilor and AT&T. His show focuses on the power of the mind. Brett has been a creative consultant to some of the world’s most famous magicians and Mentalists, and he seeks to create a fun and memorable show for his audiences that will be talked about for days afterwards.


More details to come.


Fairmont San Jose
170 S Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113