Clusters of naked bodies writhed in every room of the sumptuous mansion.
Some had brought their wives and husbands for the prospect of bedding new flesh together.
Most were fueled by the pills or bags of white powder that had been handed out after a three-course feast.
As corporate networking events go, this one might raise eyebrows.
Yet in Silicon Valley, home to some of the finest minds and richest people on earth, this kind of drug-fueled orgy is part of their culture.
“People start cuddling and making out,” says author Emily Chang, whose new book lifts the lid on the area’s sex parties and the so-called “cuddle puddles.”
She adds: “Guests will break out into twosomes or threesomes or more. They may disappear into one of the venue’s many rooms, or simply get down in the open.”
The IT geeks who have changed the face of the world with their apps and social media sites might be the last people you would expect to indulge in such activities.
They are, stereotypically, the nerds who didn’t get dates as teenagers.
Yet now wealthy and successful, they indulge in hedonistic parties every month, held in the plush homes of venture capitalists and tech founders in San Francisco, Napa Valley and Malibu, California.
Some even use their lack of action in their youth as an excuse for their over-the-top sexual behavior.
One woman the author calls Ava tells her: “They say, ‘I’m catching up. I lost my virginity when I was 25.’”
The guest lists at these events include powerful men and younger, attractive women, with a ratio of two women to every man.
A male tech investor explains: “You know when it’s that kind of party.
“At normal tech parties there are hardly any women. At these kinds of party there are tons of them.”
In her book, “Brotopia: Breaking up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley,” Emily describes how guests are invited by word-of-mouth or via the very tech they helped to build, from Facebook messaging to Snapchat and even custom invitation e-cards service Paperless Post.
Incredibly, she claims in the book that some of the Ecstasy pills handed out freely after dessert sometimes bear the logos of tech companies.
Guests stay overnight, have breakfast and break away for more sex.
It’s a case of “eat, drugs, sex, repeat,” according to Emily, who interviewed nearly two dozen people over two years.
When her book is released next month, tech gurus will devour its contents to see if they can recognize…