José Luis Moscovich
62nd Season 2017-18
Rudy Mui is an independent business consultant specializing in business development and marketing of high technology products and services. He has held executive and senior management positions in several technology firms in the Silicon Valley, including XP Vehicles, a manufacturer of electric vehicles; RAE Systems, Metara, Crossbow Technology, Photon Dynamics and the Watkins-Johnson Company. He has authored over 30 articles on business development and various high technology topics. He is currently a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), editor of the Northern California Naval Academy Parent’s Association newsletter, and a former Chairman of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the IEEE Engineering Management Society. He joined the West Bay Opera Board in June 2009 and served as its Treasurer for one year. Mr. Mui received his B.S. in Computer Engineering and B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Mr. Mui also received an M.B.A. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. He lives in Los Gatos, California with his wife and two younger children. His oldest son is currently a midshipman at the US Naval Academy. In his free time, he enjoys biking, weight lifting, martial arts, and photography.
Ron Susek is a life science industry leader, with 20 years of biopharmaceutical industry and business strategy/operations consulting experience. Ron also is a strong advocate for education, literacy and the arts. He tutors English literacy, has developed curriculum for and taught local middle school biology labs and served as a director and secretary for the Redwood City Public Library Board of Directors. Ron joined the West Bay Opera Board in 2014. He earned a B.A. from Northwestern University, a Ph.D. from The University of Chicago and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Victoria Taylor is Senior Vice President of PFA Limited, an international firm specializing in infrastructure finance. She has over 14 years of experience in infrastructure finance and environmental engineering related to construction, utilities, and real estate property development. She has extensive experience in infrastructure advisory and implementation of innovative financing solutions, having worked on some of North America and Europe’s leading PPP projects.
In her capacity as a financial advisor and lender with both DEPFA Bank and WestLB, Victoria has been responsible for developing plans of finance, performing credit analysis, negotiating credit agreements, monitoring a portfolio of loans, performing risk assessments, and restructuring troubled loans. Her experience includes delivering financing solutions for complex transactions drawing on diverse funding sources, including bank debt, private activity bonds, TIFIA loans, export credit agency financial products, and complementary derivative products. Victoria’s experience also includes coordinating efforts across multiple disciplines (e.g. legal, technical, engineering, economic, environmental).
She plays French horn.
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