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, Senior VP, CTO, Applied Materials
Moderator: Ray Tiernan, Freelance Journalist
Shahin Farshchi, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Lux Capital
Trina Van Pelt, VP, Senior Managing Director, Intel Capital
Aymeric Renard, General Partner, Hardware Club
Rajesh Swaminathan, GM, Applied Ventures
Howard Zemsky, President, CEO & Commissioner, Empire State Development (ESD)