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Churchill Club presented the 5th Annual CHURCHILLS on September 24, 2015, a magical event that highlights excellence in innovation, leadership, collaboration, and social benefit, for the purpose of inspiring others.

Honorees were selected by the Churchill Club Academy, a group of over 700 innovation community members made up of industry leaders and professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, students, faculty, and members of the press.

Each inspiring honoree shared their perspectives and insights about what is needed to innovate, lead, collaborate, and contribute to the greater good.

Legendary Silicon Valley advisor and author Geoffrey Moore was our master of ceremonies for one extraordinary evening that will stay with you for a lifetime.

The areas of excellence are:

Legendary Leader: For inspirational leadership and contributions to others' innovation and success (individual)
Spirit of the award: "Couldn't have done it without you"

The 2015 Legendary Leader Award was presented to: ANDY GROVE, Former Chairman & CEO, Intel. Participating with Mr. Grove was Ben Horowitz, Partner, Andreessen Horowitz.

Magical Team: For collaborative breakthroughs resulting in an irresistible product (team)
Spirit of the award: "You guys nailed it"

The 2015 Magical Team Award was presented to: PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS. Accepting on behalf of the Pixar Animation Studios team was Ed Catmull, President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. Participating with Mr. Catmull was Geoffrey Moore.

Game Changer: For indispensable technology and business innovation (company)
Spirit of the award: "You changed how things are done or viewed and there's no going back"

The 2015 Game Changer Award was presented to: LINKEDIN. Accepting on behalf of LinkedIn was Allen Blue, Co-founder, LinkedIn. Participating with Mr. Blue was Susan Lund, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Global Benefactor: For irrepressible vision and positive impact on society (individual)
Spirit of the award: "Thanks for thinking big"

The 2015 Global Benefactor Award is presented to: ELIZABETH HOLMES, Founder and CEO, Theranos. Participating with Ms. Holmes will be Channing Robertson, Stanford University.

Date: 2016 details to be announced soon!

Thank You to Our 2015 Sponsors!

Innovation Champion:

"Game Changer" Presenting Award Sponsor:

"Legendary Leader" Presenting Award Sponsor:

"Magical Team" Presenting Award Sponsor:



"Global Benefactor" Presenting Award Partner:


Inspiration Leader:

Supporting Sponsors:


A special welcome to: Deloitte, Intel Alumni Network, Netline, SAP, Zeno Group

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