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GF Technology Summit 2021

The annual 2021 GF Technology Summit brought GF executives and technologists together with customers and partners to discuss the latest breakthroughs and innovations in the semiconductor industry.

Main Session

Welcome
Main Hall Session: Executives and Guests
Juan Cordovez, Christine Dunbar, Mike Hogan, Michelle Leyden Li
diversity
Building a Culture of Inclusion
Emily Reilly & Mike Cadigan, GF, Sharawn Connors Tipton, Micron, Susan Schmitt Winchester, Applied Materials
Tech Wizards
CTO Tech Wizards Roundtable
Dr. Ted Letavic, Dr. Peter Gammel & Pirooz Parvarandeh, GF, Linley Gwennap, Linley Group

 

Technical Track: Cams, Homes & Automobiles

Intro
Introduction: Cams, Homes & Automobiles
Mike Hogan, SVP & GM, Automotive, Industrial and Multi-market SBU, GF
Auto
Transforming Automotive Semiconductor Solutions
Mike Hogan, SVP & GM, Automotive, Industrial and Multi-market SBU, GF, Jens Fabrowsky, EVP, Automotive Electronics, Robert Bosch GmbH
Next Wave
Accelerating the Next Wave of Automotive Technologies
Dr. Kamal Khouri, VP, Automotive, Industrial & Multi-market SBU, GF, Joel Sylvester, CTO, Dukosi Ltd., Maha Achour, Ph.D., CEO, CTO & Founder, Metawave
Pushing the limits
Pushing the Limits of the IoT Space
Ed Kaste, VP, Automotive, Industrial & Multi-market SBU, GF, Sean McGrath, SVP BG Connectivity & Audio, Renesas
Ubiquity
Ubiquity of Security in IoT Designs
Ed Kaste, VP, Automotive, Industrial & Multi-market SBU, GF, Dominic Rizzo, OpenTitan Tech Lead & Manager at Google, Director at IowRISC CIC
Wireless Charging
Wireless Charging and USB Power Delivery Solutions
Francois Hebert, VP, Automotive, Industrial & Multi-market SBU, GF, Ichiro Aoki, President, Co-founder & Board Member, indie Semiconductor

 

Technical Track: Electrons & Photons in the Datacenter

Introduction - Photonics
Introduction - Electrons & Photons in the Datacenter
Amir Faintuch, SVP & GM, Computing & Wired Infrastructure SBU, GF
at the forefront
At the Forefront of Quantum Computing
Dr. Anthony Yu, VP, Computing & Wired Infrastructure SBU, GF, Pete Shadbolt, Co-founder & CSO, PsiQuantum
sil pho
Silicon Photonics Roundtable
Dr. Anthony Yu, VP, Computing & Wired Infrastructure SBU, GF, Dr. Ted Letavic, VP & CTO, Computing & Wired Infrastructure SBU, GF, Mark Wade, Co-founder & CTO, Ayar Labs, Nick Harris, Co-founder & CEO, Lightmatter
Advances In Cloud
Advances in Cloud Computing
James Blatchford, Ph.D., VP, Technology Enablement, GF, Jia Zeng, Ph.D., PMTS, Technology Enablement, GF, Arthur Zhang, Founder & COO, Enflame Technology
Datacenter
Connectivity in the Datacenter Fireside
Hiren Majmudar, VP, Computing & Wired Infrastructure SBU, GF, Lee Rusk, CVP, Program Management Server Business Unit, AMD
 

Technical Track: Going to the Next “G”

Intro G
Introduction - Going to the Next “G"
Dr. Bami Bastani, SVP & GM, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure SBU, GF, Shankaran Janardhanan, VP, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure SBU, GF
SatCom
Satellite Communications Roundtable
Dr. Peter Gammel, VP & CTO, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure SBU, GF, John Cowles, Senior Director of Technology, Analog Devices, Harish Krishnaswamy, Co-founder & CTO, Mixcomm, Gabriel Rebeiz, Distinguished Professor & Member of the National Academy, UCSD, Arul Thangavelu, Senior Director & Scientist, Hughes Network Systems
Collaborating
Collaborating on Wireless Technologies
Shankaran Janardhanan, VP, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure SBU, GF, Frank Stewart, GM, RF Solutions Business Unit, Qorvo
Video 21
Driving the Next Generation Mobile User Experience
Dr. Jamie Schaeffer, VP, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure SBU, GF, Vivek Bhan, SVP & GM Custom Mixed-signal Business, Renesas, John Quigley, VP R&D, VP R&D Business Line Security and Connectivity, NXP Semiconductors
RF
RF Reference Designs and Ecosystem
Sarah Braasch, Senior Director, Design Engineering, GF, Nader Rohani, Fellow RF Design Engineering, GF, Shafi Syed, DMTS Design Engineering, GF