Get to Know the CEO: Dr. Amin Shokrollahi – founder and CEO, Kandou

Amin Shokrollahi, the founder and CEO of Kandou, is one of Switzerland’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Kandou is a leading provider of high-speed, energy-efficient chip-to-chip link solutions to improve the way the world connects and communicates. Shokrollahi has been at the forefront of research in information communication for the last 20 years. He was Chief Scientist of Digital Fountain (now Qualcomm), a company specializing in the transmission of data on unreliable networks and inventor of Raptor codes, a class of codes standardized by 3GPP, DVB, IPTV and other standards bodies. An IEEE Fellow, he has published more than 150 papers, and Read More

Get to Know the CEO: Dr. Amin Shokrollahi – founder and CEO, Kandou2022-11-30T13:50:44-06:00

Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2022 Award Nominees

  Awards to be Presented at the GSA Awards Celebration on Dec. 8 The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce its 2022 award nominees. The prestigious awards will be presented at GSA’s Awards Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. This year’s program will celebrate the achievements of the semiconductor industry and the excitement of being back together in person. The Awards Celebration will recognize individuals and companies that have demonstrated excellence through their vision, innovation, execution, and future opportunity. The nominees will be honored for their achievements in several categories ranging from outstanding leadership to financial accomplishments, as Read More

Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2022 Award Nominees2022-11-08T17:35:35-06:00

Get to know the CEO – Ron Van Dell, CEO – InspireSemi

Ron Van Dell, Chief Executive Officer, InspireSemi   Ron has 40 years of experience and an exceptional track record of success and proven leadership skills in early-stage, turn-around, and established businesses. He is the former CEO of Primarion, SolarBridge, and several other semiconductor and hardware startups. He has deep experience in organization design and operational leadership, business strategy, fundraising/M&A, and corporate governance. He has played key roles in industry-leading category development and technology substitutions across power, communications, computing, and renewable energy segments.  Ron has served on public and private company boards and earned his BS in Electrical Engineering with honors Read More

Get to know the CEO – Ron Van Dell, CEO – InspireSemi2022-10-31T10:16:19-05:00

Dr. Thomas Stockmeier, Chief Technology Officer – ams OSRAM, joins EMEA Leadership Council

The EMEA Leadership Council is comprised of C-Level executives from leading semiconductor companies throughout Europe that serve as advisors to the GSA Board of Directors on global and regional issues. The Council will further define GSA’s European strategy, identifying what support EMEA companies need, additional tools and resources, as well as activities in the region. Read more about the leader below: Dr. Thomas Stockmeier is the Chief Technology Officer of ams OSRAM AG. He joined the company in 2013 and held positions as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Industrial, Medical and automotive. His career spans three Read More

Dr. Thomas Stockmeier, Chief Technology Officer – ams OSRAM, joins EMEA Leadership Council2022-10-27T10:29:28-05:00

Meta’s Alexis Björlin Joins GSA as Board Member

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Board of Directors welcomes Dr. Alexis Björlin, Vice President, Infrastructure at Meta as its newest member. “Our industry has experienced monumental growth and technology convergence over the past two years. When combined with the ever-increasing need for a highly-skilled, diverse workforce, the semiconductor industry is at a critical crossroads and I’m proud to say that GSA is leading the charge for companies across the ecosystem around the globe. “With the addition of Alexis to our board, we have broader insight to further assist and provide guidance to our worldwide network of more than 300 member Read More

Meta’s Alexis Björlin Joins GSA as Board Member2022-10-25T09:13:50-05:00

Steve Sanghi to Receive Global Semiconductor Alliance’s Highest Honor, the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award

  Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) proudly announces it will honor technologist, business leader and ardent supporter of STEM education, Steve Sanghi, Executive Chair of Microchip Technology with its prestigious Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award at this year’s Annual Awards Celebration on December 8, 2022. Established in 1999, the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award is the highest achievable honor through the GSA with recipients comprised of influential, distinguished individuals in semiconductors and related ecosystem. This honor recognizes individuals for their exceptional contributions, exemplifying how their vision and global leadership have transformed and elevated the entire semiconductor industry. “Steve is Read More

Steve Sanghi to Receive Global Semiconductor Alliance’s Highest Honor, the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award2022-10-18T11:37:40-05:00

GSA and McKinsey & Company Present The 2022 Automotive Workshop – Register Today!

Join us for the Automotive online workshop: “Zone and central computing for future automotive E/E architectures” Moderated by McKinsey & Company, this online workshop will be on Nov 2nd at 3PM CET / 7AM US Pacific / 10PM China, email automotive@gsaglobal.org for more information or register here: https://www.gsaglobal.org/event/automotive-interest-group-workshop-4/ "In this new collaboration project between GSA and McKinsey & Company, we are analyzing the transition from a domain-based controller automotive E/E (Electrical/Electronic) architecture towards one designed around zonal and central controllers. The transition is currently in the plans and expected to roll-out between 2025 and 2030. Along this journey, we will see a series Read More

GSA and McKinsey & Company Present The 2022 Automotive Workshop – Register Today!2022-10-11T09:02:45-05:00

Dan Niles Quarterly Economic Review

View Dan Niles Q3 Economic Review to hear about the latest macroeconomic trends affecting the semiconductor industry. Hear expert advice on how to prepare for the coming recession in his new presentation Stay Disciplined: Don’t Fight the Fed & Don’t Fight the Fundamentals. Join us for the next quarterly update in January, more details coming soon.  

Dan Niles Quarterly Economic Review2022-10-11T09:21:42-05:00

CEO Jodi Shelton featured panelist at this year’s DSI Assured Microelectronics Summit

We are proud to announce that our CEO, Jodi Shelton will be taking part of the panel discussion for DSI’s 2022, Assured Microelectronics Summit on November 3rd. Supply chain constraints have critically impacted production of semiconductors and other microelectronic systems. These disruptions have affected the availability of many goods upon which Americans rely including smartphones, computers, and automobiles. At the Assured Microelectronics Summit, attendees will hear from leaders across the DoD, Federal government, industry, and academic communities about how the US can overcome these challenges and reassert strategic dominance in the microelectronics sector. Senior leaders within the federal government, DoD, Read More

CEO Jodi Shelton featured panelist at this year’s DSI Assured Microelectronics Summit2022-10-06T11:04:08-05:00

Get to Know the CEO – Ron Van Dell, CEO – InspireSemi

Ron Van Dell, Chief Executive Officer, InspireSemi   Ron has 40 years of experience and an exceptional track record of success and proven leadership skills in early-stage, turn-around, and established businesses. He is the former CEO of Primarion, SolarBridge, and several other semiconductor and hardware startups. He has deep experience in organization design and operational leadership, business strategy, fundraising/M&A, and corporate governance. He has played key roles in industry-leading category development and technology substitutions across power, communications, computing, and renewable energy segments.  Ron has served on public and private company boards and earned his BS in Electrical Engineering with honors Read More

Get to Know the CEO – Ron Van Dell, CEO – InspireSemi2022-11-01T10:26:42-05:00