Founded: October 2012
Organizer: Viv Anand

Times: Sessions occur from about 6:30 – 9:30PM. It’s helpful to arrive about 15 minutes early.

An obvious home for a House of Genius, San Francisco has shown a great demand for our unique brand of collaboration, which requires anonymity and merit-based feedback. House of Genius serves a broad community of companies and entrepreneurs of any kind.

Apply to be a part of the mix for a highly productive evening of disruptive thinking. Don’t forget that you must be invited to attend.

The Bay Area Team

Viv Anand, Organizer & Moderator

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Viv_HoGAfter spending several years traveling the world for corporate America (including General Electric & McKinsey), Viv now enjoys a mostly travel-free life with his girlfriend Jullian in the beautiful Bay Area. He is currently a senior account manager at BEAR Data Solutions, an IT reseller/systems integrator where he has been a champion of disruptive technologies. Viv has a wide range of experiences and interests including an MS in Chemical Engineering & Business from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, working in 10 countries across Asia & Europe, Ultimate Frisbee and Lindy-hop.

Christopher Williams, Organizer
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Christopher is Head of Business Development for Level Skies, a S.F. based start-up offering travelers price protection and peace-of-mind when shopping for airline tickets. Christopher also consults local, state, and national governments on urban sustainability strategies and nurturing innovation.


Jenny Tang is an Associate Account Executive at Antenna Group, working with a range of energy technology clients that span the solar technology, heat combustion, energy efficiency and storage sectors. Prior to joining Antenna, she was an assistant research scientist conducting ambient gas monitoring with the California Department of Public Health, as well as a China editor for the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative. Jenny graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. degree in environmental science and a minor from the university’s Energy and Resource Group.


Bon Hernandez is a marketer and administrator for Golden Sunset Care Home working with client relations and link acquisitions. Fumbling towards a career in marketing, strategy, and business development. Avid coffee drinker, a poet of words, and breaker of dances in the hop hips. 


Anthony is an immigrant that came to the U.S. when he was eight. Armed with his biculturalism, curiosity and an insatiable thirst for knowledge, he constantly seeks new experiences. He is interested in community health and creative strategies in delivering efficient results. He has been working on a startup with three of his friends in San Francisco for the past few months and acts as the operations officer. 




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