Join DTC Industry leaders and experts on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 8:30am in Santa Rosa, CA for our 5th Annual Wine Industry Conference!

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 8:30am in Santa Rosa, CA for our 5th Annual Wine Industry Conference!


Keynote Speaker:

Rob McMillan, EVP & Founder

Silicon Valley Bank Wine Division

Rob McMillan is one of the top wine-business analysts in the United States. He has several times been named as one of the Most Influential People in the US Wine Industry. He has been researching the wine business for decades and leverages that experience and perspective to author Silicon Valley Bank’s highly regarded annual State of the Wine Industry report. Extensively quoted in national, regional and trade press, Rob is an in-demand speaker both domestically and internationally. His informed opinions are sought after and trusted by winery owners, journalists, entrepreneurs and investors alike. Rob’s banking career has spanned over 35 years; more than 25 with Silicon Valley Bank. In that time, he has moved through roles of increasing responsibility including Division Manager of the Wine Group, Executive Manager of the Bank’s Commercial Division, and several years as a member of Silicon Valley Bank’s Managing Committee. In addition to his public role, today Rob is responsible for bringing in new winery relationships while continuing to offer private management presentations and strategic consulting to the bank’s clients across the portfolio, enhancing their chances of success. Rob McMillan received a bachelor’s degree in Finance/economics from Sacramento State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. He has served on a variety of board capacities throughout his career in diverse industries and continues to serve in an advisory capacity to wineries and industry associations across the wine space. Rob is the father of two, enjoys the outdoors, travel, golf, and takes any opportunity to play percussion and drums in live settings.


Location: Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95403


More information to come!