Trevor Traina on theObjectives of the SanFrancisco Technology    Advisory Council
IntroductionIn April 2011, the mayor of San Francisco, Edwin M. Lee, andseveral other city officials decided to form an ad...
The Bay Area: A Hub for TechnologyMayor Lee and other city officials want to ensure that the BayArea remains a hub for tec...
About the Author               The former Chief Executive               Officer of DriverSide, Trevor               Traina...
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The former Chief Executive Officer of DriverSide, Trevor Traina, accepted the mayor’s invitation to sit on the council. Mr. Traina has launched a number of start-up companies over the course of his career and presently serves as the CEO of Traina Interactive Corp.

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Trevor traina on the objectives of the san francisco technology advisory council

  1. 1. Trevor Traina on theObjectives of the SanFrancisco Technology Advisory Council
  2. 2. IntroductionIn April 2011, the mayor of San Francisco, Edwin M. Lee, andseveral other city officials decided to form an ad hoc advisorycouncil to discuss policies affecting technology companies.Mayor Lee invited leaders and legal representatives from BayArea companies such as Yelp!, Twitter, and DriverSide, Inc., toparticipate in the group. Together, the council considered anarray of issues, including the city’s technology infrastructure andits current tax structure.
  3. 3. The Bay Area: A Hub for TechnologyMayor Lee and other city officials want to ensure that the BayArea remains a hub for technology innovation and creation.However, they also want to propose several changes to the taxstructure that would affect technology-based companies.Ultimately, the mayor hopes that by collaborating with thetechnology advisory council, the city government will be able toimprove the local economy.
  4. 4. About the Author The former Chief Executive Officer of DriverSide, Trevor Traina accepted the mayor’s invitation to sit on the council. Mr. Traina has launched a number of start-up companies over the course of his career and presently serves as the CEO of Traina Interactive Corp.

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