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Inspiration Circle

Inspiration Circle Benefits

• Recognition on Annual Fund and Hands of Innovation Donor Walls
• Invitation to exclusive Inspiration Circle dinner in a private home
• Complimentary museum and IMAX admission for you and your guests
• 20% discount on birthday party packages
• 12 vouchers for Gallery / IMAX admission to give to others
• Invitations to private receptions and exhibition previews
• Free or discounted admission to 250 ASTC science and technology museums worldwide
• 10% discounts at The Tech Store and The Tech Cafe
• Pleasure of knowing your support is inspiring teachers, students, and families in our community
• No service charge for online ticket purchases

As of July 31, 2015
The Tech Museum of Innovation gratefully acknowledges individual contributors to the Annual Fund, which supports exhibits and programs that inspire young innovators locally and globally.

For general membership information, explore our Membership pages.
For inquiries about the Inspiration Circle, please email Mary McLane at

Visionary $100,000 and above

Ann S. Bowers
Karen Mullarkey
John M. Sobrato Fund
Judy and Erica Swanson
Charmaine and Dan Warmenhoven

Founder $50,000 - $99,999

Barbara and William Heil, Jr.
Deedee and Burton McMurtry
Betty and Gordon Moore
Kathleen Justice-Moore and Steven E. Moore

Ambassador $25,000 - $49,999

Barbara and John Glynn
Joanne E. Harrington and Lorry I. Lokey
Franklin and Catherine Johnson Foundation
James and Rebecca Morgan Family Foundation
Sathaye Family Foundation
Cheryl and Lonnie Smith

Innovator $10,000 - $24,999

Jimi and Ned Barnholt
Penelope and Ernest R. Blake
Sally Hazard Bourgoin and John Bourgoin
Mary Lee and Edward Cannizzaro
Esther John and Aart de Geus
Susan and John Diekman
Eileen and Christopher DiGiorgio
Ann Howland-Doerr and John Doerr
Lori and Joe Fabris
The Frank and Denise Quattrone Foundation
Melinda and William Gates
Robert Grimm
Connie and Jerry Held
The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation
Shannon and Joseph Kava
Neeru and Vinod Khosla
Patti and Mike Klayko
Gay and Bill Krause
Susan and Dan'l Lewin
Worth and Andy Ludwick
Marka and Bill May
Dianne and Regis McKenna
N.R. Narayana Murthy
Jami Dover Nachtsheim and Stephen Nachtsheim
Loretta and Kenneth Nussbacher
Bobbie and David Pratt
Christine and Tim Ritchie
Amy and Matthew Sapp
Judy and Les Vadasz
Marva and John Warnock
Jack Wheatley
Ho-Tzu Yen and Yung-Tsai Yen