Membership Exclusive Opportunities

Throughout the year, sf.citi offers its members unique opportunities to become familiar with key issues affecting their company and employees, interact with local leaders in an intimate setting, and open avenues for future partnerships. We are always seeking new methods and events to bring together a cross-section of industry leaders to discuss and collaborate on the future of San Francisco and our technology community.

sf.citi’s Lunch & Learn Series


At both the state and local level, sf.citi leads the way in advocating for San Francisco’s tech industry by engaging policymakers on the most pressing issues facing our community. To further these conversations, sf.citi launched our Lunch and Learn series in 2017 to provide members with regular opportunities to meet the elected officials who represent them. These intimate and engaging discussions between members and legislators explored the shared challenges affecting the tech community and the City of San Francisco.

Supervisor Hillary Ronen @ Twitter, October 2019

Supervisor Ahsha Safai @ Amazon, September 2019

Candidate for District Attorney, Leif Dautch @ Amazon, September 2019

SFUSD Superintendent, Dr. Vincent Matthews @ Affirm, August 2019

City Administrator, Naomi Kelly @ Lyft, July 2019

Supervisor Matt Haney @ Airbnb, June 2019

Candidate for District Attorney, Suzy Loftus @ AdRoll, May 2019

California State Senator Scott Wiener @ Dropbox, April 2019

Board President Norman Yee @ Facebook, February 2019

SFPD Chief of Police Bill Scott @ Facebook, February 2019

Supervisor Rafael Mandelman @ Postmates, January 2019

Supervisor Vallie Brown @ Salesforce, November 2018

Candidate for Supervisor, Jessica Ho @ Cruise Automation, October 2018

Candidate for Supervisor, Sonja Trauss @ Cruise Automation, October 2018

Then-Candidate for Supervisor, Matt Haney @ Y-Combinator, September 2018

Then-Candidate for Supervisor, Shamann Walton @ Y-Combinator, September 2018

Then-Candidate for Lt. Governor of California, Eleni Kounalakis @ Pinterest, August 2018

Candidate for Supervisor, Theo Ellington @ Postmates, July 2018

Candidate for Supervisor, Nick Josefowitz @ Postmates, July 2018

Supervisor Catherine Stefani @ Airbnb, June 2018

Supervisor Ahsha Safai @ Lyft, May 2018

Then-Mayor Mark Farrell Amazon, April 2018

Then-Candidate for Mayor, London Breed @ Comcast, March 2018

Candidate for Mayor, Mark Leno @ AT&T, February 2018

Candidate for Mayor, Angela Alioto @ Google, February 2018

Candidate for Mayor, Jane Kim @ Okta, January 2018

State Senator Scott Wiener @ Postmates, November 2017

Assemblymember David Chiu @ Airbnb, October 2017

Then-Supervisor Katy Tang @ Lyft, May 2017

Supervisor Ronen @ Salesforce, April 2017

Annual sf.citi Members Reception with San Francisco’s Mayor

Near the end of each year, sf.citi celebrates all of the people who make our work possible by inviting our board, member companies, partners, and friends to come together at our Annual sf.citi Members Reception. It has become sf.citi custom to invite our city’s leader to join in the sf.citi Members Reception fun. In 2017, we welcomed Mayor Ed Lee and in 2018, we were honored to have Mayor London Breed, who spoke about the ever-growing role tech plays in San Francisco and what the industry can do to to keep the city moving forward.

sf.citi’s Big Idea Series


In October 2017, sf.citi released its first white paper, “Taxing Innovation: The Challenge of Regulating Job Automation.” As artificial intelligence and automation have already radically changed the way we work, sf.citi called on government and business to collaborate on an appropriate approach to automation in the workplace. In culmination with the paper’s release, sf.citi then brought together a cross-section of 25 San Francisco leaders from the tech, nonprofit, and public sectors to discuss the ideas we prompted in the paper. We convened a panel of distinguished experts across various fields of work, including Roy Bahat of Bloomberg Data, Vikrum Aiyer of Postmates, Laurel Arvanitidis of the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and Abby Snay of JVS Bay Area, to spark an informative and engaging conversation around the future of work. This white paper and policy breakfast will be the first of many more to come.

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