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Keynote: Brian McCarson, Intel, Extracting Business Value Across all Phases of the IoT

The Internet of Things is transforming the way we do business and the way we live our lives.   But this IoT transformation is an evolution, represented by three distinct phases: connecting the unconnected, creating smart and connected things, and building a software-defined autonomous world.  With an estimated 85% of devices still unconnected, we have a tremendous opportunity to accelerate major technology breakthroughs and innovations that accelerate this evolution across the phases in a variety of market segments.

Executive Panel: Meeting the Challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution along the Microelectronics Supply Chain

Due to recent advances in semiconductor technology, the world is on the verge of creating communication methods with unprecedented information exchange capabilities. The Big Data Revolution, or so-called 4th Industrial Revolution, fuses the physical and digital worlds, and has the potential to connect billions of people and dramatically enhance the productivity and effectiveness of organizations. Turning that promise into reality depends on collaboration and continued advances throughout the semiconductor supply chain.

Keynote: Katherine S. Winter, Intel, Big Data In Autonomous Driving

As autonomous cars prepare to hit the roads, a tidal wave of data will come with them. Today, the average person generates around 650 megabits of data per day. By 2020, an autonomous vehicle will produce approximately 4 terabytes of data per day. Autonomous vehicles will need to navigate new environments, continuously update high-precision maps, anticipate what other cars around them will do and learn from the collective knowledge of other autonomous vehicles, which will be stored in the cloud.

Tetsuro Higashi

“Tetsuro (Terry) Higashi” (present position: Corporate Director, Corporate Advisor) has been President & CEO of TEL from June 1996. He has also served as the Chairman & CEO since January 2005. From April 2013, he re-assumed the role of President and retired January 2016. He has been employed by TEL for 40 years, serving in a variety of Senior Management positions, including Director, General Manager and Managing Director level roles in: sales, product management.

Mary G. Puma

Mary Puma has been Axcelis' CEO since January 2002. She played an instrumental role in the company's spin off from Eaton Corporation in 2000, when she was named president and chief operating officer. Puma joined the semiconductor business in 1998, when it was Eaton's Semiconductor Operation, first serving as the vice president of its implant business and then as the vice president for the total operation. Puma joined Eaton in May 1996 as the general manager of the company's commercial controls division.

Katherine (Kathy) S. Winter

Katherine (Kathy) S. Winter is vice president in the Automated Driving Group and general manager of the Automated Solutions Division at Intel Corporation. She leads the Intel organization that develops innovative technology for advanced driver assist systems and autonomous driving solutions. Winter’s team creates the in-car platforms needed to power sophisticated, highly automated driving solutions. She is also responsible for aligning Intel’s overall technology assets to deliver comprehensive platforms for fully autonomous solutions.

Yuval Wasserman

A 30-year veteran of semiconductor and electronics industries, Yuval Wasserman has been with Advanced Energy since August 2007. Having joined as senior vice president of sales, marketing, and service, he was promoted several times, most recently to president and chief executive officer in September 2014. Under his leadership, the company has diversified and grown significantly through a variety of strategic new products and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Wasserman served as president and chief executive officer of Tevet Process Control Technologies Ltd., a semiconductor metrology company.

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