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Eric Filseth

Vice Mayor, City of Palo Alto

Eric Filseth is currently Vice Mayor of the City of Palo Alto, where he also served four years on the City Council’s Finance Committee, including twice as Chair.  Prior to his election to the Council in 2014, he spent 27 years in the semiconductor industry; including 16 years at Cadence Design Systems, where he was a Corporate Vice President, and five years as CEO of Ciranova, a chip-design software company.  He holds a BS Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA.