The Podlight: How Derrick Seaver will rebuild embattled business group
The headquarters of The Silicon Valley Organization is pictured in this file photo.

The Podlight is a podcast collaboration by San José Spotlight and Silicon Valley Synergy.

The Podlight features a weekly look at the top headlines and in-depth conversations with San José Spotlight reporters about South Bay policy, politics and government, delving into critical issues such as housing, technology, business, homelessness, land use and development.

In this edition of The Podlight, host Bob Staedler sits down with Derrick Seaver, the new CEO of the Silicon Valley Organization, to dig into how he will rebuild the business group after a racist campaign ad last fall led to widespread fallout and distrust in the community. Seaver outlines plans to rebrand the organization, focus on equity, better support small and medium-sized businesses and revamp campaign strategy.

The Podlight is now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

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