Faith. Hope. Love.

Spiritual Journeys in a High Tech World
Friday, April 5th, 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center

2019 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, newly renamed Connect Silicon Valley. To celebrate this milestone, we are honored to partner with Hillsong San Francisco for music at the Annual Breakfast and expanded the morning activities to include two tracks of optional breakout panel discussions.

We are grateful for how God has blessed our mission of hosting conversations about faith and life encouraging people on their journey of knowing Christ. Join us by hosting a table and invite colleagues and friends.

Schedule of Events:
Program 1:
Annual Breakfast Event  7:00 – 8:30 am
Networking: 8:30 – 9:15 am
Program 2:
Breakout Sessions I  9:15 – 10:15 am
Breakout Session II  10:30 – 11:30 am
Full Schedule

Connect SV 25th Anniversary Video

2019 Keynote Speaker

We are honored to annouce Patrick Lencioni as our 25th anniversary Annual Breakfast keynote speaker. Patrick is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement.

Lencioni’s passion for organizations and teams is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting. He is the author of eleven best-selling books with over five million copies sold. His capstone book, The Advantage, is the pre-eminent source on organizational health.

After sixteen years in print, his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, remains a weekly fixture on national best-seller lists. Released in 2016, The Ideal Team Player is a much-anticipated follow-up to his team book and also a Wall Street Journal best-seller. ​

The wide-spread appeal of Lencioni’s leadership models have yielded a diverse base of speaking and consulting clients, including a mix of Fortune 500 companies, professional sports organizations, the military, non-profits, schools and churches.

Guest Speaker

Sue Warnke, Salesforce 
Senior Director of Engineering Content, President of Faithforce San Francisco

Sue Warnke is the President and co-founder of Faithforce San Francisco, the president of the Christians@Salesforce network, and the Senior Director of Engineering Content at Salesforce.  After a lifetime as a proud agnostic, Sue had a life-changing encounter and converted to Christianity in 2017.

In the short time as a new Christian, Sue has been busy helping spark a movement of authentic faith in the workplace. In her 19 years in the Technology industry, Sue has managed over 60 engineers and technical writers. She has a Masters in English and was profiled in Liz Wiseman’s best-selling leadership book, Rookie Smarts.

Annual Breakfast Promotion Materials

Previous Connect SV Keynotes