Blog: Silicon Valley 2.0


Silicon Valley 2.0

Jukay was raised in the Queens neighborhoods of Bayside and Flushing. He developed his interest in economic and community development in high school as a volunteer and later Chairman of the American Red Cross Queens Chapter Youth Group while also serving as Student Body President of Stuyvesant High School. After studying economic development and graduating from Harvard College, Jukay served as a U.S. Army officer where he earned the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Bronze Star Medal while commanding a rifle platoon and later leading economic development and governance initiatives for two Iraqi districts. In May 2011 Jukay returned to his hometown and founded the nonprofit organization Coalition for Queens. Its mission is to promote and advocate for Queens and its current Silicon Valley 2.0 initiative aims to make our borough the next great technological innovation center.


University competition heating up
University competition heating up
Silicon Valley 2.0 Jukay Hsu 10/18/2011 at 1:52PM

Since the last update I have met with and received the support of Council Member James Sanders Jr., representing Far Rockaway, and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, representing Flushing, Whitestone, and Bayside. We continue to build wide support for Queens to be a technological innovation center because having our borough as a center for education and well-paid jobs [...]

Economic development in Queens
Economic development in Queens
Silicon Valley 2.0 Jukay Hsu 9/29/2011 at 4:04PM

Welcome to my first post about economic development in Queens. I welcome your comments and feedback, let’s have a constructive dialogue about the future of our borough and New York. Last week I attended a Queens Civic Congress meeting with a talk given by the New York City Economic Development Corp President Seth Pinsky and [...]