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... for the implementation of sound, long-term tax policies that promote the global competitiveness of the U.S. high technology industry.

The Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group is composed of representatives from leading high-technology companies with corporate offices predominantly located in the area between San Francisco and San Jose, California (widely known as the "Silicon Valley"). The group was formed in 1981.

Visit the SVTDG Web site at

Jim Cordoba

M.S. Taxation, California State University, East Bay

Vice President, Tax

KLA Corporation

One Technology Drive

Milpitas, California 95035


Professional Organizations

Tax Executive Institute


Public accounting and corporate tax management. Current responsible for worldwide corporate tax management.

Company Profile

KLA-Tencor Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, partners with customers around the world to develop state-of-the-art inspection and metrology technologies. These technologies serve the semiconductor, data storage, LED, photovoltaic, and other related nanoelectronics industries.

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