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Bin Zhao

Bin Zhao received his Ph.D. degree from California Institute of Technology. He has been with SEMATECH, Rockwell, Conexant, Skyworks, Freescale, Fairchild, and ON Semiconductor. He has worked on advanced VLSI technology development and design of analog/mixed-signal, power management, and RF IC products. In 1997, he fabricated the industry-first Cu/low-k (k<3) dual-damascene interconnect by developing a…

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Brianne Tengan

Brianne Tengan is an Electrical Engineer with BAE Systems Inc. She obtained her Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Systems Engineering & Technology Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Brianne serves as the IEEE Region 6 Young Professionals Coordinator, IEEE Hawaii…

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David Stankiewicz
David Stankiewicz

Currently, David works at IEEE, pronounced “Eye-triple-E,”​ which stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational…

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Fred Schindler

Fred Schindler is TAB VP, past Division IV Director, past chair of the IEEE Conferences Committee, served as MTT President in 2003 and IMS General Chair in 2009. He is active in several boards and committees in IEEE and the MTT. He works as an independent consultant and serves as CTO of Anlotek Ltd. Previously…

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Bala Prasanna

Mr Bala Prasanna’s professional career of over 35 years includes working in institutions like SUNY-State University of New York,  AT&T and IBM in various roles in senior technical and management positions. He volunteers his time at IEEE- Region 1 as a member of Board of Governors. He has also served as a board member at…

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Daivee Patel

Daivee currently works at IEEE in the role of Director, Experience Design. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.   Daivee oversees the…

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Kimberley Odums

Kimberley Odums is an integral member of IEEE’s Legal & Compliance team, where she serves as a Senior Counsel specializing in global Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) matters. With a focus on providing comprehensive legal support, Kimberley is adept at handling a wide range of legal matters related to IP and AI, including trademark prosecution…

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Devon Montgomery Pasha

Devon Montgomery Pasha, CMP, CED is a passionate events professional with over 20 years in the industry.  She currently serves as the Director of North America for the Event Design Collective, specializing in event design education and training in the United States and Canada. A believer in purposeful and mission-driven events, Devon leverages design thinking and…

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Theo Morrison

Theo Morrison has been an executive director for various Lahaina nonprofits for the past 35 years and the E.D. of Lahaina Restoration Foundation (LRF) for the past 15 years. Over the course of her career, she developed large community festivals, restored historic buildings, developed educational programs for children, enhanced the parks and open spaces and…

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