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.

講者 Lauren Thorpe
職 稱 Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc 公司名稱 Qualcomm Inc.
主 題 Mobile Computing
Lauren Thorpe is senior director of business development for the mobile computing business group at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., where her primary focus is helping tablet manufacturers use Qualcomm products to drive differentiated consumer experiences.
Prior to this role, Lauren managed the ecosystem team with the objective of collaborating with innovative technology businesses to uncover strategic business opportunities for Qualcomm products and services.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Lauren served as vice president of production at THQ Wireless, vice president of marketing and communications at Pure Matrix, Inc., as well as vice president of marketing and communications at Enition, Inc. She previously worked in the software applications division at Alcatel and served as a founding member of the European business operations unit at Netscape Communications.
Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Indiana University and a master’s degree from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management in Arizona.

Speaker's Name Christopher Bergey
Job title VP and GM of Mobile and Connected Solutions, SanDisk Corporation Company name SanDisk
Topic Flash at the Edge
Christopher Bergey is SanDisk’s vice president and general manager of mobile and connected solutions at SanDisk. He is responsible for developing and driving SanDisk’s product strategies in the mobile as well as new markets, which include smartphones, tablets, automotive, connected home and industrial market segments.
Prior to joining SanDisk, Bergey served as vice president of marketing for Luxtera, an industry leader in silicon CMOS photonics. He 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 Sean Yang
Job title DRAMeXchange Research Director Company name TrendForce Corp.
Topic Market Trend of NAND Flash
Sean Yang, Research Director at DRAMeXchange, is research head of NAND Flash research Division. Sean’s coverage ranged from NAND Flash semiconductor manufacturing, back-end assembly, NAND controller as well as demand application from SSD and eMMC. Before joining TrendForce, He served at Etron Technology as an investor relationship and finance controller. Mr. Yang received his MBA degree from University of California, Riverside in 2007.

Speaker's Name Hannibal Su
Job title NFC Business Development Manager Company name NXP Semiconductors
Topic NFC Mobile Payment
Hannibal Su, NFC Business Development Manager at NXP Semiconductors, is responsible for NFC business development in Taiwan since 2014. Before that, he served as NFC Technical Manager at NXP Semiconductors. Hannibal has abundant knowledge both in technology and market ecosystem.


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