Our Mission

The NIRI Silicon Valley Chapter was formed to advance the practice of investor relations within the local business environment. In keeping with this mission, the Chapter focuses on IR education, mentoring, and networking with the broad professional community. Our goal is to further the skills of our members, to expand their business opportunities, to increase Chapter membership, and to foster an environment that promotes IR learning for all.

The NIRI Silicon Valley Chapter was formed to advance the practice of investor relations within the local business environment.


All Events Date Event
May 05 2017 11:30 AM PST
European Influence: What is MiFID II and What it Means to You Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel, Palo Alto
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The world – and the regulatory environment – is changing quickly! Do you know about MiFID? What about MiFID II? 

Join us at our May luncheon to learn about MiFID II and how it will impact corporate access, investor targeting, and what the implications might mean for sell-side research. We’ll also discuss what the broader implications of the political and economic changes in Europe might mean to us --- a timely topic with Brexit and the upcoming election in France.

Panelists will include:

Crystal Shen (Luong) – Senior Vice President, Head of European Strategic Corporate Access & Global TMT Corporate Access at Jefferies

Johnna Perko – Head of Global Equities Corporate Relations at Citadel

Tom Foremski – former Financial Times reporter and Editor of SiliconValleyWatcher.com

Jun 22 2017 11:00 AM PST
Golf Scramble Afternoon golf plus evening reception at the Green Hills C.C. in Millbrae
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Join us for a great day of golf and networking including contests and prizes! This is a fun event and open to players of all skill levels.

Please arrive at 11:00am to allow ample time to register, practice and get set up with your foursome. Teams will be led out on the course at approximately 11:45am for a shotgun start at 12:00pm.

Special thanks to the Golf Scramble sponsors: Business Wire and S&P Global Market Intelligence

Want to be part of NIRI?

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Excited and interested in joining a group of talented investor relations professionals in Silicon Valley for educational events and networking opportunities? NIRI Silicon Valley’s membership includes corporate investor relations officers, strategic investor relations counselors, and innovative IR related vendors. Our member companies cover all market caps and a broad range of industries. We’d love to hear from you!

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January 20, 2017
Dear Fellow NIRISV Members,   As we kick off the second half of the NIRI SV programming year, I am excited to announce the launch of our new website! In partnership with Q4 Systems, we have created a new online experience for our members to learn more about the chapter, stay current on news & events, register for programming, and connect more with other members through a re-launched mentoring program.  Please visit the new NIRISV.org on your computer, phone or tablet and tell us what you think.   The first half of our season has been a great success as members have turned out to network and explore important topics such as an update on regulations, innovative ways to effectively communicate your company story, and the myriad market dynamics impacting a company's daily stock price.  We also raised a record $3,535 for local area food banks through the charity auction at our Holiday Party hosted at Autovino!   The highlight of the second half will be our ...
September 2, 2016
Welcome to NIRI Silicon Valley’s 2016-2017 Season! This year, our chapter theme is Raise Your Game! We have a broad range of talented investor relations professionals in Silicon Valley – from corporate investor relations officers, to strategic investor relations counselors, to innovative vendors that provide technologies to help us on a daily basis. We have newer investor relations professionals who bring a fresh perspective to the practice, and old hands who can share their experiences tackling the wide range of IR challenges. In our membership, we have all market caps and a broad range of industries represented (no, it’s not all tech!). Our goal is to bring all this expertise together to help us collectively Raise Our Game! through networking, education, and good clean fun. Your board met this summer to develop a calendar of events over the next nine months that we believe will help you Raise Your Game! We’ll kickoff with a networking cocktail reception in September in partnership ...
August 30, 2016
NIRI SV today announced its board of directors for the 2016 – 2017 term. “As fast-changing equity markets, the continued rise of shareholder activism and the increasing focus on corporate governance expand the role of Investor Relations as a strategic corporate function, practitioners must continue to raise their game to drive shareholder value,” said Stephanie Wakefield, president of NIRI Silicon Valley. “I am excited to work with such a talented group of IR leaders to provide programming that enables our growing membership of corporate investor relations officers, counselors, and service providers to sharpen their IR skills, expand their expertise and strengthen partnerships with corporate management to drive corporate direction and value.” The board members for 2016-2017 are listed below. President: Stephanie Wakefield, Vice President, Investor Relations, Box President-Elect: Moriah Shilton Treasurer: Josh McGinn, Senior Vice President, Western Region Relationship Management, ...

Our Sponsors

Bank and brokerage investor communications, transfer agents
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IEX Trading
Capital markets intelligence
Global investment banking firm
Strategic Communications Firm
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Trading, exchange technology, information and public company services
Q4 Inc
Corporate access