DesignCon Introduces Keynote Speakers and New Technical Director Janine Love
Keynote Speakers include industry leaders from Intel, Micron, and XPRIZE
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech, the daily source of
essential business and technical information for decision makers in the
electronics industry, has announced that Janine Love, editor of EE Times'
"Memory DesignLine," has been promoted to Technical Director of DesignCon.
Responsible for the development and integration of the two new wireless and
optical conference tracks, Janine is already actively engaged with DesignCon
2014 and will continue working with the advisory board to further develop the
conference's technical program —including technical papers and tutorials— as
well as begin spearheading EDN's new PCB Design Center and the
soon-to-be-launched DesignCon Central. Buoyed by Janine's recent
contributions and the announcement of three prestigious keynote speakers,
DesignCon's award-winning program and level of industry support continue to
expand for the 2014 conference, which will take place in Silicon Valley
January 28 – 31, 2014.
"Janine will be filling some rather big shoes currently been worn by Barry
Sullivan, who will be transitioning out of the Technical Director role after
DesignCon 2014," said Katie Stern, General Manager, DesignCon at UBM Tech.
"It's a role Janine has been actively preparing for, having worked closely
with Barry, as well as one in which we know she will succeed. As a writer and
editor in the electrical engineering field since the dawning of the 'wireless
age,' Janine has the ability to develop technical content and collaborate
effectively and with ease."
The 2014 DesignCon program, which comprises the largest educational conference
and technology exhibition for chip, board and systems design engineers in the
high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, will provide
attendees with an array of in-depth technical education and training
opportunities, including keynote addresses from the prestigious Dr. Hermann
Eul, Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile and Communications Group
at Intel Corporation; J. Thomas Pawlowski, Chief Technologist of the Micron
Innovation Team at Micron Technology, Inc.; and Eileen Bartholomew, Senior
Vice President of Prize Development at XPRIZE.
oProf. Dr. Hermann Eul - On Tuesday, January 28, attendees will have the
opportunity to hear from the first of three visionary keynote speakers,
Prof. Dr. Hermann Eul, Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile
and Communications Group at Intel Corporation, where he is currently
focused on leading the development of hardware, software and connectivity
ingredients for phones, tablets, Ultrabooks™ and other mobile devices, and
complete system solutions. Eul joined Intel in February 2011 when the
acquisition of Infineon's wireless solutions business was completed,
forming Intel Mobile Communications, a subsidiary of the company.
President and General Manager of Intel Mobile Communications, Dr. Eul was
responsible for developing wireless communication products for mobile
phones, tablet computers and other connected devices.
oJ. Thomas Pawlowski - The second keynote speaker for DesignCon 2014 is
Chief Technologist of the Micron Innovation Team at Micron Technology,
Inc., J. Thomas Pawlowski, who will present on Thursday, January 30.
Currently responsible for determining and defining innovative products
that expand the breadth of Micron's product offering, Thomas has also been
responsible for memory architecture and product definition in networking,
communications, PC and server applications, including products built on
SRAM, DRAM and FLASH processes during his tenure with the company. Thomas
has created or co-created the following DRAM and SRAM devices: reduced
latency DRAM II (RLDRAM™ II); pipelined, burst, synchronous SRAM (used in
Pentium® and PowerPC® systems); Zero Bus Turnaround™ (ZBT^®) SRAM (used in
network and communication systems); double data rate (DDR) SRAM; Quad Data
Rate™ (QDR™ SRAM (versions I, II, and III); and several other products yet
to be released. Thomas holds over 80 U.S. and international patents with
oEileen Bartholomew - The final keynote speaker for DesignCon 2014 is
Eileen Bartholomew, Senior Vice President of Prize Development at XPRIZE,
the global leader in the creation of incentivized prize competitions whose
mission is to encourage radical breakthroughs for the benefit of
humanity. Ms. Bartholomew has more than 15 years of extensive experience
creating innovative programs for public, private and non-profit
organizations, which has made her an especially adept leader of the prize
development efforts at XPRIZE. In addition to her current position, Ms.
Bartholomew has held several leadership roles in the life sciences and
healthcare industries, in which she helped clients worldwide identify,
plan, launch and sustain a wide range of medical products and services
ranging from blockbuster drugs to specialty pharmaceuticals and niche
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