What Inspires You?

Answers and insights of four under-40 Broncos profiled in the Silicon Valley Business Journal for the work they’ve done in finance and law

Answers and insights of four under-40 Broncos profiled in the Silicon Valley Business Journal for the work they’ve done in finance and law
JENNIFER BETZ ’99, 2015. Photo by Vicki Thompson/SVBJ.

These Santa Clara graduates have made their professional marks in finance and law. They were recognized recently in the 40 Under 40 list awarded by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. They hail from Seoul and Tacoma, and here in the Valley. Their undergrad studies ranged from engineering to finance, economics to communication.

HILARY HENDERSHOTT ’99, MBA ’11, 2015. Photo by Vicki Thompson/SVBJ.

Tae-Woong Koo J.D. ’09, Senior Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Earned a master’s and doctorate in mechanical engineering from MIT and went to work for Intel as a senior research scientist. Developed 30 patents. Then earned a degree in law. Now focuses on prosecuting patents and counseling inventors on strategies to protect ideas and innovations. Active in the Bay Area Korean American community and has served as president of the region’s Korean American Bar Association. If he could go back in time, he’d tell his college-age self: “Get to know your classmates better. You will be amazed to see how many of them become industry leaders over time.”

STEPHANIE M. ROCHA ’00J.D. ’09, 2015. Photo by Vicki Thompson/SVBJ.
post-image Tae Woong Koo J.D. ’09, 2015. View full image. Photo by Vicki Thompson/SVBJ.
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