Thank you to everyone that attended the Godfather “Sit Down” in San Francisco! It was a wonderful mixer with amazing executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Sooooooooo sorry about those that tried to cross the Bay Bridge and had to turn back due to the bridge closure. Thank you to Rick Baumgart/Dao Jensen of CommVault and Phil Rodas of Quest Software for sponsoring!

We had 50 of the most amazing people ever. I can’t run down all the guests that attended, but here are a few:

  • Mike Faith (CEO,
  • Leslie Lambert (CISO, Sun Microsystems)
  • Dean Lane (Office of the CIO)
  • Danny Maco (CEO, HotShot Media)
  • David Oxstein (Entrepreneur)
  • Patricia Roller (Angel Investor)
  • Doug Renert (Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur)
  • Max Rayner (CIO, TravelZoo)
  • Tom Peck (CIO, Levi Strauss)
  • David Sachs (Venture Capitalist)
  • Michael Marquez (EVP, CBS Interactive)
  • Indu Navar (CEO, Serus)
  • Jonathan Lowenhar (CEO, Trooval)
  • Kelli Richards (CEO, All Access Group)
  • Kirk Reynolds (CEO, Kirk Reynolds PR)
  • Alison Diboll (President, Diboll & Associates)
  • William Dean Donavan (Managing Director, Columbia Equity Partners)

Terry Fator, winner of America’s Got Talent, is hosting a special benefit performance for The Arthritis Foundation on November 15 at 6:00 PM at the Mirage. All proceeds to The Arthritis Foundation. VIP tickets are $200, and include an after-show cocktail reception with Terry and Debi Fator. Call 367.1626. Regular tickets are available for $99 at the Mirage Box Office at 800.456.4564 x7735.

From a career opportunity perspective, here are my most pressing needs:

  • Player Development – Asian Marketing ($300,000, International)
  • General Manager – Casino ($250,000, Midwest, South)
  • VP, IT Supply Chain ($225,000, Southern California)
  • VP, Slots ($200,000, International)
  • VP, Operations ($200,000, International)
  • Director, Systems Engineering ($115,000, Reno)
  • Director, Finance – Casino ($110,000, South)

And I will leave you with these two amusing videos. Remember, if God is for us, who can be against us!!