SEMI Member Only: ISS 2015 Presentations for Download

SEMI Member Only: ISS 2015        Agenda in PDF 

This event was held January 11-14, 2015 at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California.

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 Download available presentations from the Industry Strategy Symposium 2015.

Monday, January 12

Welcome Remarks: 
Denny McGuirk
President and CEO

Opening Remarks: 
Hamid Zarringhalam

Executive VP, Nikon Precision
ISS Committee Co-chair

Opening Keynote: 

Silicon Magic

Scott McGregor (Biography) 
President and CEO
Member of the Board, Broadcom
Session I: Economic Trends

Session Keynote: 
Top-10 Economic Predictions for 2015

Nariman BehraveshPh.D(Biography)
Chief Economist


What’s Next for The Semiconductor Market? System to Silicon: Addressing the Challenges

Mario Morales 
Vice President, Enabling Technologies and Semiconductor
International Data Corporation

The Cycle: Is it Different This Time?

Andrea Lati (Biography)
Principal Analyst
VLSI Research


Industry Dynamics and Growth Trends for Semiconductor Wafer Fab Materials

Mike Corbett
Managing  Partner
Linx Consulting

A Geopolitical Forecast: Trends Shaping Semiconductor Manufacturing Countries

Rodger Baker 
VP of Asia-Pacific Analysis
Session 2: Market Perspective

  The Future in a World of Digitized Defined Objects

Shawn DuBravac Ph.D.  
Chief Economist and Director of Research 
Consumer Electronics Association

Internet of Everything (IoE) – Supply Chain Transformation

David Ashley (Biography)
Vice President, Customer Value Chain Management
Cisco Systems

IOT –The Next Technology Revolution?

Frank Jones
VP and GM, Internet of Things Solutions Group 
General Manager, Operations and Marketing Group

From IoT to Cash
Martin Reynolds
Vice President and Gartner Fellow


Session Keynote

The Cloud: Seeding New Growth in Semiconductors 

Jim Elliott
Corporate Vice President of Memory Marketing and Product Planning
Samsung Semiconductor
Tuesday, January  13

SEMI Public Policy Update
Jonathan Davis
Global VP, Inductry Advocacy, SEMI
Session 3: Technology and Manufacturing

Session Keynote
Fabless Challenges & Evolution in Smart Era: A Foundry’s Perspective

Cliff Hou, Ph.D(Biography)
VP  Design and Technology Platform,


Technology for Technology’s Sake

William Hata
Senior VP,  Worldwide Operations and Engineering

The Dynamics of China IC Manufacturing Industry

Simon Yang, Ph.D.
President, and CEO

Enabling Moore’s Law through Materials Innovation

Tim Hendry
VP, Technology and Manufacturing Group, Director, Fab Materials

Transforming a Business for Success

Andreas Kramvis
Vice Chairman

Transformation of Semiconductor Memory Technology and Industry

Naga Chandrasekaran, Ph.D. (Biography)
Vice President, Process Research and Development


Technology Innovation in an IoT Era

An Steegen, Ph.D. (Biography)
Senior Vice President, Process Technology


The Next Evolution: A Packaging Perspective
Tien Wu, Ph.D. (Biography)
Director, Chief Operating Officer, ASE Group

Session 4: Opportunities at the Edge

Silhouette image for Donald Colvin
Chips to Chips: Reflections on the Semiconductor Industry
Donald Colvin

Former CFO
Caesars Entertainment

Kal Gyimesi 
Industry Marketing Leader, Automotive, Electronics, IoT for Big Data & Analytics 

Mapping Innovations to Growth: Assessing the Impact of Emerging Technologies in Autonomous Systems, Internet of Things,Wearables, and 3D Printing

Ross Kozarsky (Biography)
Senior Analyst, Lux Research

Imagine How Genomics Will Transform Our Future

Susan Tousi
VP of  Engineering

Keynote Speaker:  
T.J. Rodgers
Founder, President and CEO
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
January 14, Wednesday

Closing Keynote: 
Technology and Innovation in Aerospace

Charles Toups (Biography)
Vice President
Development Program Excellence Initiative
Engineering, Operations & Technology



Semiconductors in 2015 -- Where Are We And Where Are We Going

Christopher Thomas  
Partner & Co-Head, Asia Semiconductor Practice
McKinsey and Company

 G. Dan Hutcheson (Biography)
CEO and Chairman
VLSI Research

Silicon Magic CxO Panel 

The CxO panel closed the conference with a conversation between Dan Hutcheson and several esteemed executives at a CxO level. 

G. Dan Hutcheson
CEO and Chairman
VLSI Research


Mark Bohr (Biography)      
Intel Senior Fellow 
TMG, Director, Process 
Architecture and 
David Hemker, Ph.D. 
Senior VP and CTO            
Lam Research
Nobu Koshiba 

JSR Corporation
Jack Sun, Ph.D.
CTO, VP, Research
and Development
Geoffrey Yeap, Ph.D
VP of Technology and 

Closing Remarks: 
Eugene Karwacki
Director, Integration and Strategic Partnerships
Air Products and Chemicals
ISS Committee Co-chair 
Agenda as of Janaury 8, 2015.