Jeffrey Mallett Leadership Award

In 1995, Jeff Mallett became the 12th employee of Yahoo! Inc. and helped build this company into one of the 30 most recognizable global entertainment and media brands. Today, Jeff and his wife, Claire, own Vineyard Knolls Golf Club in Napa Valley and work with Claire’s family on their independent vineyard. Jeff is also one of the owners of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. Born in Vancouver and raised in Victoria, Jeff attended the University of Victoria and played with the Vikes Varsity Soccer team before moving to the USA to attend school and play soccer. In 2004, Jeff Mallett was the inaugural winner of the UVic Business Board of Advisors, Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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