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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.

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Roberta L. Swanson

B.A. UC Santa Barbara; M.S.T. Golden Gate University; C.P.A. California

Vice President, Tax

Western Digital

5601 Great Oaks Parkway

San Jose, California 95119


949.672.9976 OFFICE

Professional Organizations

Orange County Chapter of the Tax Executive Institute; America Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Board Member Girl Scouts of Orange County; Tax Committee Semiconductor Industry Association


Public accounting and private industry. Current responsibilities include global corporate tax.

Company Profile

Western Digital is a leading developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the evolving needs of the IT industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry.

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