Innovations driven by semiconductors are enabling growth across multiple inflections - AI, AR/ VR, Autonomous Vehicles, Industrial IoT, Robotics, Healthcare etc. Our panel of leading VCs (strategic and financial) and a hardware accelerator will discuss how and where they are investing in these semiconductor-driven inflections. We will discuss the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs pursuing these deeptech-driven market inflections. We will discuss whether the opportunities are in trailing edge or leading edge nodes. The panelists will also share the best practices for building successful startups.
Opening: Om Nalamasu, PhD, Sr. Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Applied Materials, Inc. and President, Applied Ventures
Moderator: Tiernan Ray, Freelance Journalist
Shahin Farshchi, PhD, Managing Partner, Lux Capital
Laura Oliphant, PhD, General Partner, Spirit Ventures
Aymerik Renard, General Partner, Hardware Club
Rajesh Swaminathan, General Manager, Applied Ventures
Trina Van Pelt, VP, Senior Managing Director, Intel Capital