ROB McMILLAN, EVP Wine division, Silicon Valley Bank, California
Rob McMillan is EVP and Founder of Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division based in Saint Helena, California. Starting in 1992, he developed the Division from the idea and start-up phase, to the point where it’s now regarded as the leading and most connected provider of financial services to the US fine wine business.
Rob has written and published reports regarding a variety of wine industry topics and trends including the Bank’s highly acclaimed “Annual State of the Wine Industry Report.” His views and perspectives on the currrent condition and future direction of the wine business keep him busy on the West Coast and international speaking circuit. He is widely interviewed and cited in the trade, regional and national media.