ECIA Regional Series: Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Regional Series

The 2016 Regional Series returned to the Biltmore Hotel & Suites on Tuesday, March 15.

4:00 pm Social hour (Hosted bar, beer and wine)

5:00 - 6:00 pm Russell Hancock & Jennifer McCabe Presentations

HancockRussell2016Russell Hancock is President & CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a position he has held since 2003. In this role Dr. Hancock acts as a civic leader, community gatherer, institution builder, social entrepreneur, and outspoken advocate for regionalism. Russell is also the founder of the annual State of the Valley conference, a “town hall” meeting attracting more than 1,500 leaders.  Fresh off the 2016 State of the Valley at the beginning of February, Russell will provide his expert perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing the area.  (No presentation available)


Jen McCabe

Jennifer McCabe, Business Unit Manager at Jabil Emerging Tech (JET)  will share her insight on emerging designs in technology and applications. Learn how Jabil provides the support for innovation, how the process works and the type of technology on the horizon. Jen also serves as the Mentor-In-Residence at Jabil. Prior to Jabil, she served in a similar capacity at Flextronics and Foxconn.  Jennifer McCabe Presentation



6:00 pm Dinner

6:30 pm  Ben Bajarin Presentation


Ben Bajarin, Creative Strategies, is a principal analyst focused on the global consumer technology market. He studies over 30 countries and has expertise in many areas of the hardware, software, and services landscape. Ben is a featured editor and opinion columnist for Tech.Pinions and has a weekly featured column at Projections show that within 10 years the number of connected devices will jump from 9 billion to 1 trillion - how will the digital lifestyle boom impact the electronics industry? (No presentation available) 


7:15 pm Close


2016 Series Sponsors

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