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ASQ Silicon Valley Section is celebrating over 50 years of partnering in quality!  – since 1965

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ASQ Silicon Valley Section

Monthly Dinner Forum May 18,

“Entrepreneurship Quality

Speaker: Mr. Stephen Goveia, MBA, CPA, GPHR
SteveG-aSteve is a global leader with private equity and venture capital experience; twice been member of teams who developed business plans from concept to billion dollar enterprises. He is an expert at pre-acquisition due diligence and managing infrastructure transformation after mergers and acquisitions. He was an early stage advisor to Cisco, McAfee, Polycom, LeapFrog and SEGA. Currently, Mr. Goveia is the global head of strategy for NCORD Healthcare LLC., an early stage medical records company and interim COO for iNORBIS technology a mobile application.
He has over 30 years of experience in the international business world as an entrepreneur and consultant to businesses in education management, healthcare, and software, and as Chief Executive Officer of Sybersay Communications, an early Bluetooth device and software company. He was awarded the first Entrepreneur Extraordinaire Award by the Bryan School of Business University of North Carolina for his teaching and mentorship to entrepreneurs. His work has been recognized by Money Magazine, and he has lectured on leadership and entrepreneurship at the ILA and Academy of Management.
He enjoys teaching and speaking on entrepreneurship and is an author of his own curriculum on entrepreneurship, The 86400 Program. His research interests include the study of the conative faculty of the mind – as a predictor of entrepreneurship skills. Steve is the Entrepreneur in Residence at Dominican University, and lecturers on accounting ethics at the graduate level with St. Mary’s College of California.
Steve earned an MBA from the University of South Carolina, is a licensed CPA, and was certified as a GPHR and former Army Captain. He has served on several technology boards and currently on the Board of CreaTV.

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Section leaders at the January 20 Dinner Forum

ASQ Silicon Valley Education Program – Call for Candidates for Education Chair 

Program Description

The ASQ Silicon Valley (ASQ SV) Education Program, was initiated in 1997 to support the education and training needs of those interested in quality.  The curriculum provides training in areas covering ASQ certification preparation, ISO Standards, Regulatory requirements, statistical topics and many related areas of quality. The Program is managed and administrated by the Education Committee under the direction of the Education Chair. It includes several methods of classes: classical face to face, web-based/online, and courses customized for specific organizations.

Education Chair Responsibility Summary

The Education Chair is a volunteer and a member of the ASQ SV Leadership Committee (LC) and leads the Education Committee, which has executive authority over the training program within the guidelines set by Education Program Guide.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Chairing the monthly Education Committee meetings
  • Providing the Annual report on the Education Program and on the Instructor ratings
  • Managing the Course Coordinator and Education Program
  • Participation on the ASQ SV LC

Interested candidates may apply with a resume detailing their qualifications to the ASQ SV Chair at

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