Speakers are listed by topic order.

Speaker's Name C.L. Liu
Job title Chairperson Company name TrendForce Corp.
Topic Opening
C.L. Liu received his Sc.D. degree (1962) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1962-72) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1972-98), and served as President and Professor of Computer Science at the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan from 1998 to 2002. In addition, he serves as Board member and consultant at a number of high tech companies in Taiwan, and is active in educational as well as charitable services on a worldwide basis. His expertise is in the semiconductor area, particularly in the design and manufacturing aspects. He is a member of Academia Sinica, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Speaker's Name Mark Shedd
Job title Director of Marketing for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc Company name Qualcomm
Topic Mobile cognitive computing and machine learning: The benefits to mobile user experience and implications for the mobile application processor
Mark Shedd is Director of Marketing for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. where he leads Qualcomm Snapdragon marketing for high tier 800 and 600 tier processors. In addition to product marketing, new product introductions and leading blogger workshops, Mark provides regular marketing and technical briefings for key industry analysts and influencers. Shedd has over 20 years of communications industry experience spanning wireless infrastructure, mobile software, applications and devices. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Shedd held a variety of senior marketing and product management positions at Microsoft, RealNetworks, Kyocera Wireless, Nortel Networks and GTE (Now Verizon). Shedd holds an MBA from Duke University and BS in Finance from the University of Southern Maine.

Speaker's Name Christopher Bergey
Job title VP and GM of Mobile, Tablet and Wearable Solutions,
Mobile and Connected Solutions
Company name SanDisk
Topic Mobile Storage Innovation & OEM Monetization
Chris Bergey is SanDisk’s vice president of mobile, tablet and solutions at SanDisk. He is responsible for developing and driving SanDisk’s embedded product strategies in the mobile and connected market segments, which include smartphones, tablets and wearable devices. Prior to joining SanDisk, Bergey served as Vice President of Marketing for Luxtera, an industry leader in silicon CMOS photonics. Bergey also spent nine years at Broadcom, where he established and managed Broadcom’s WLAN combo business, growing it into one of Broadcom’s largest lines of business. Additionally, Bergey has held sales and marketing roles at Multilink Technology Corporation and Advanced Micro Devices. Bergey holds a master of business administration degree from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Drexel University.

Speaker's Name Avril Wu
Job title DRAMeXchange Assistant Vice President Company name TrendForce Corp.
Topic Development of Mobile DRAM
Avril Wu is in charge of DRAM industry market analysis, with focus on upstream wafer suppliers, DRAM makers, module packaging and testing industries.Before joining DRAMeXchange, she served at AsusTek and department of strategic marketing at SK Hynix .

Speaker's Name Eric Chiou
Job title WitsView Senior Research Director Company name TrendForce Corp.
Topic Display Trend in Mobile Devices
While previously working at the panel maker and TV brand, Eric Chiou directly participated in panel sales business and product design and is specialized in fields including upstream components, BLU modules, and touch applications. He offers analysis on the industry development from various perspectives with his people connection in the segment and professional knowledge regarding sales, technology, and supply chain management.

Speaker's Name Vijay Krishnan
Job title Senior Director & Country Head Communications & Devices Group Company name Intel
Topic Mobile Device Enabling Strategy
Vijay is Senior Director & Country Head for Intel’s Communications & Devices Group. In this role, he oversees Intel’s smartphone & tablet/2-in-1 business in Taiwan across the Intel Atom processor family of products. Vijay has worked at Intel for over 17 years, across different job functions in Asia and in the United States. Since 2007, he has been involved in bringing Intel based platforms to market in mobile devices. Prior to joining Intel, Vijay worked at IBM India (formerly TISL), Wipro and a technology start-up. Vijay has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from St. Stephen’s College and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad). He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional.

Speaker's Name Reinier van der Lee
Job title Director of Product Marketing for Mobility products Broadband & Connectivity Group Company name Broadcom
Topic The Past, Present, and Future of Wireless Charging
Reinier van der Lee serves as Director of Product Marketing for Mobility products. He is responsible for the product definition and marketing of wireless charging chips, and was previously responsible for power management products (PMIC) marketing. Since joining Broadcom in 2007, the company has developed 12 power management products which have sold over 200 million units. Mr. Van der Lee joined Broadcom from Philips Semiconductors in the Netherlands (now NXP Semiconductors) where he served in a similar role from 2000 to 2007. He joined Philips Consumer Electronics in Austria in 1995 where he helped develop and market speech recognition software for professional and consumer use. Prior to joining Philips, he served in several development and marketing positions of highly technical products and services including software, electronics, computers, computer networks, Internet, e- commerce. Mr. Van der lee is fluent in three languages: English, German, and Dutch. Mr. Van der lee studied at the Dutch college for Electronics and Avionics, holds Marketing and Business Administration certificates from the Open University in the Netherlands. He serves on the board of directors of the A4WP Alliance for wireless power, and is (co) author of 17 pending patent applications, and 11 granted patents, related to wireless power and power management.

Speaker's Name Jason Tsai
Job title  Topology Analyst Company name TrendForce Corp.
Topic Opportunities and Challenges of Wearable Devices
As a veteran consumer electronics analyst, Tsai specializes in uncovering industry trends and analyzing companies. His research range from digital imaging (digital cameras, camera modules); HCI (game consoles, audio and 3D sensing technologies); and to the expanding industry of wearable computers.




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