About Us


Global Chamber® San Francisco

Global Chamber® is a thriving and collaborating community of CEOs, executives, and professionals growing in 525 metropolitan areas around the world. We leverage technology and our own business networks to help companies succeed faster and more profitably across borders.

Global Chamber® San Francisco creates warm connections through introductions, events, collaborations and business services to support the growth of our members in the San Francisco Bay Area. Do you do business only in the SF Bay Area? Join a local organization. Do business in multiple metros? Join the Global Chamber® to make valuable connections in other metros and worldwide

Doug Bruhnke, Executive Director

Doug Bruhnke is Executive Director for Global Chamber® San Francisco. He is also CEO/founder of Global Chamber®, helping member and sponsor companies grow globally in and across 525 metro areas around the world... everywhere.

Originally from New York, Doug has chosen to live in the Bay Area and he is committed to helping regional companies be more global and successful. He has lived in 7 states and 3 countries (US, Japan and Singapore), and traveled to over 60 countries. Have his daughter and future son-in-law working in Palo Alto adds to his commitment to the region.

Education: EMBA, Michigan State University; BS Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

Boards: Global Chamber®, US Global Leadership Coalition, MPEXA, Arizona District Export Council, University of Utah Alumni Association, Michigan State University Alumni Association

Member: Global Chamber®, Global Interdependence Center, Arizona Technology Council, Sister Cities, Global Ties

Past Affiliations: DuPont, DuPont-Showa Denko, Dupont-Dow Elastomers, Phelps Dodge Mining, Promodel Corporation

Personal: Wife of 36 years, daughter who is a remarkable nurse practitioner with Sutter Healthcare in Palo Alto.