21 April 2022
Host : Avnet
Speaker : Matthew Wa More
Title : Engineering DirectorMatthew is Director, Engineering, Solutions Development for Avnet Asia. He is based in Hong Kong.
Host : TE
Speaker : Alexander Ginsburg
Title : Product Manager
Host : Amphenol
Speaker : Gijs Werner More
Title : Director of Distribution and Marketing – FCI Basics BUGijs brings over 20 years of international experience as a strategic marketing and business development leader, helping technology driven manufacturing companies develop and execute sustainable growth strategies for technologies and innovations. Current responsibilities include driving revenue growth of the global FCI Basics BU with marketing strategies and action plans for specific market segments and applications, and ensuring a greater presence and performance of the product portfolio in the worldwide Distribution channel.
Host : NXP
Speaker : Konrad Lorentz More
Title : Product Manager BMSKonrad Lorentz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Project Engineering from Reutlingen University. He joined NXP through a thesis paper on the Automotive Value Chain in 2020 and now holds a position as Product Manager in the BMS Marketing Team.
Host : Onsemi
Speaker : Didier Balocco More
Title : Power Solution Group Business Marketing Engineer – EMEADidier Balocco received is engineering degree from in the "École Nationale Supérieure d’Électronique et de RadioÉlectricité de Bordeaux", France in 1992 and his Ph. D. degree in Power Electronics from the University of Bordeaux in 1997. In 1996, he joined AEG Power Solutions, formerly Alcatel Converters, as a research engineer for DC-DC and AC-DC converters design in a range of 1 W to 1 kW mainly for telecom equipments. He managed the research activities from 2000 to 2014. He published more than 10 papers on power electronics. He holds 1 patent. From 2011 to 2013, he worked 18 months on a 15-kW solar inverter (DC-AC) module for a 150-kW cabinet in Dallas, Texas, USA. His main interests during this period were switching mode power supplies, converter stability and modeling as well as high power factor rectifiers.
Host : Vishay
Speaker : Jiang Tao More
Title : Field Application EngineerWith his extensive product knowledge and customer development experience in a range of markets — including automotive and industrial — Jiang Tao currently serves as a field application engineer at Vishay China. In this role, he is responsible for defining new products, identifying emerging markets, and providing technical support for the R&D projects of key accounts with customized solutions that meet their unique requirements.
28 April 2022
Host : Avnet
Speaker : Ronald Leng More
Title : Director, Professional Services - AsiaRonald Leng has over 35 years of research and industry experiences from his many leadership roles in planning, operating and managing manufacturing plants for multinational companies. Ronald was the Director of systems and process engineering with Thomson Group and heads the Regional Process and IT departments at REC Wafer Plant where he was responsible for global process management, equipment engineering, systems and data-centric systems like LIM, MES, ERP, EDS and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. Ronald is the Lead for Smart Factory initiative at A*Star and Lead Inventor for Smart System Framework to jumpstart digital transformation and rapid company assessment for digital readiness from first mile operations to last mile logistics. Ronald also headed the IFS ASIA Business Consulting division and Infor Global Consulting teams. He managed the full portfolio for Enterpise Busines Solutions. He champions sustainable development of smart factories, IT strategies and digital transformation of factories to operate as connected factory and Future Of the Manufacturing (FOM).
Host : Micron
Speaker : Wil Florentino (wflorentino) More
Title : Sr. Segment Marketing Manager for Industrial Automation & IIoTWil Florentino is a Sr. Segment Marketing Manager for Industrial Automation & IIoT for the Embedded Business Unit at Micron Technology, one of the world’s leading Semiconductor Companies. His role includes providing market intelligence and expertise in support of new product roadmap devices used in industrial verticals. Mr. Florentino has over 20 years experience in embedded semiconductor technologies – from SoCs, FPGAs, microcontrollers, and memory, primarily focused on industrial applications.
Host : Amphenol
Speaker : Greg MacDonald More
Title : Distribution Manager – Commercial/Industrial BUGreg MacDonald is Distribution Manager for the Commercial/Industrial business unit (BU) in the Amphenol Communications Solutions group. With over 20 years of experience in the electronics component and interconnect industry, his main responsibility is growing revenue in the distribution channel and bringing more awareness to the very diverse product portfolio. Greg is skilled at building and fostering relationships with Amphenol’s distributor partners and bringing sales and engineering teams together from around the world to find opportunities and solutions.
Host : NXP
Speaker : Christian Castel More
Title : Industrial Automation Marketing ManagerChristian Castel Is senior Marketing Manager and Industrial Automation Segment lead for the Edge Processing Business Line at NXP Semiconductors. He has over 14 years of experience in the industry establishing strategic partnerships and supporting customers in their adoption of new technologies for optimized industrial solutions. He graduated from the ESIEE group in Paris with a Bachelor of Science in Microelectronics and a Master in business management and IT networks.
Host : TE
Speaker : Gordon Barber More
Title : Director of RF Solutions, TE ConnectivityGordon Barber is Director of RF Solutions, for TE Connectivity, Data and Devices Business Unit. Gordon leads the RF Solutions team and focus support on 5G and IoT business opportunities.
Host : AMD - Xilinx
Speaker : Chetan Khona More
Title : Director of Industrial, Vision, Healthcare & Sciences markets at AMDChetan Khona is the Director of Industrial, Vision, Healthcare & Sciences markets at AMD, based in New York. Joined Xilinx in 2000, Chetan has been working at Xilinx for over 20 years. Captivated by the creative potential of Xilinx devices to solve embedded design challenges in a fundamentally differentiated and efficient manner while a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1996, Chetan has continuously been involved with Xilinx as either a customer, engineer, salesperson, or marketer for over 25 years.