Greg Lin Tanaka
Palo Alto Councilman Greg Tanaka embodies the enterprising and creative spirit of Silicon Valley. He is a visionary, an entrepreneur, a problem solver, and a father.
Councilman Tanaka was born in Los Angeles, to a Japanese-American father and a Chinese-American mother. He is a California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley alumni. Tanaka moved to the Bay Area in 1993, and to Palo Alto’s College Terrace neighborhood in 2004, where he resides today with his family.
Tanaka is a serial entrepreneur and has founded several successful companies in the past, most recently of which is the business analytics company Percolata, funded by some of the largest firms in Silicon Valley, including Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures.
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City Councilmember, Palo Alto (2017-Present)
SAN MATEO COUNTY
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Los Altos Hills
Parts of San Jose, most of which is unincorporated
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