Carl Guardino

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Carl Guardino
Nationality American
Occupation CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Carl Guardino is CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), in Silicon Valley, California, in the United States.[1] In that role he has been described as "Silicon Valley's cheerleader in chief."[2]


Guardino supports immigration legislation reform, and has stated that immigration is a workforce and competitiveness issue.[1]

Guardino points out that the cost of housing in the Silicon Valley is a major deterrent to hiring and retaining staff for local companies. He led the SVLG, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, in forming a $24 million housing trust which has helped more than 6,000 families find housing in the area.[2]


  1. ^ a b Hepler, Lauren (18 January 2013). "Borrowed time: Immigrant entrepreneurs step out of the shadows". Silicon Valley Business Journal. 
  2. ^ a b "On the record: Carl Guardino". San Francisco Chronicle. May 13, 2007. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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