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Dr. Richard Chang Chairman, President, & CEO
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC)

Richard Chang is the Founder, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of SMIC, one of the world's leading semiconductor foundries. Dr. Chang has over 25 years of semiconductor experience in foundry operations, wafer fabrication, and research and development. He was President of Worldwide Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (WSMC) after joining the company in 1997, and previously worked for 20 years at Texas Instruments, where he helped build and manage the technology development and operations of many semiconductor fabs and integrated circuit operations in the U.S., Japan, Singapore, Italy, and Taiwan. In December 2003, Dr. Chang was selected by the China Center of Information Development as one of the ten "China IT Economic People of 2003" for his role in influencing and contributing to the development of China's information technology industry.
Dr. Nicky Lu Founder, Chairman & CEO
Etron Technology, Inc.

Nicky Lu is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Etron Technology, Inc, a provider of high performance memory and logic Integrated Circuit (IC) solutions. Dr. Lu is an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow and a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering. He also serves as a managing board director of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA) and the Association of Allied Industries in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park. Due to his leadership contributions to the semiconductor industry in Taiwan, Dr. Lu received the Year 2000 National Medal of Excellence in Science and Technology from the Premier of Taiwan. Dr. Lu is an Executive Committee Member, Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA)
Walden (Wally) Rhines Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mentor Graphics Corporation

Wally Rhines is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mentor Graphics Corporation, a technology leader in electronic design automation (EDA). Prior to joining Mentor Graphics, Dr. Rhines was executive vice president of Texas Instruments' (TI) Semiconductor Group, sharing responsibility for TI's component, consumer products and materials, and controls businesses. He serves on the board of directors of the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC), and is a board member of both the Oregon Independent College Foundation and Lewis and Clark College.
 
Eelco Bergman Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Amkor Technology, Inc.
Nick Bright Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Products
Lam Research Corporation
Eric Chen Vice President
Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd.
Jason Chen Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group
Intel Corporation
Mark FitzGerald Managing Director & Senior Research Analyst, Technology Group
Banc of America Securities, LLC
Maggie Hershey Director of Public Policy
SEMI North America
Thomas Howell Partner
Dewey Ballantine LLP
Cynthia Johnson Vice President, External Affairs and Global Policy
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Franklin Kalk Chief Technology Officer
DuPont Photomasks, Inc.
Bernie Kritzer Director of the Office of National Security & Technology Transfer Controls (NSTTC), Bureau of Industry & Security
U.S. Department of Commerce
James Lewis Director, Technology and Public Policy Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Patrick Lin Chief SoC Architect
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)
Paul Lo Vice President of Engineering
Synopsys, Inc.
Cyrus Namazi Senior Director of MarketingInfineon Technologies
Kimberley Chen Nobles Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP
Dan Nystedt Taipei Bureau Chief
Dow Jones Newswires
Jin Wei Senior Director of Business Development, Automated Test Group (ATG)
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Rick Wallace Executive Vice President
KLA-Tencor Corporation