In late September, the ASF hosted a three-day “Tech Tour” in Palo Alto and San Francisco. More than 50 attendees from across the United States and Switzerland—including 10 members of ASF’s board and advisory councils, 33 Young Leader alumni, and various key partners—took part. They visited the Tesla factory in Fremont, Google Cloud in Sunnyvale, Palantir in Palo Alto, and Genentech in South San Francisco, as well as Stanford University and swissnex San Francisco.
Many of the tours, presentations, briefings, and panel discussions were either off the record or under the Chatham House Rule. The following information is presented accordingly, and is combined with open-source material