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Panel 5710:
Energy:
Where GreenTech meets HighTech
Moderator: Michael Kanellos, Editor-in-Chief, GreenTech Media

Michael Kanellos is the Editor in Chief at Greentech Media, where he covers emerging technologies and companies in the green world. Prior to joining the company in 2008, he worked for CNET Network's News.com for eleven years. Among other jobs at CNET, he launched the company's push into clean technology. He has appeared on NPR, CBS, CNBC, Fox News and other media outlets and has spoken at CES, the Japan Business Strategy Summit, Ceatec, the Irish Software Association, Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, the Flash Memory Summit and Clean Energy Venture Summit. A graduate of Cornell University and the University of California (Hastings), he has worked as an attorney, a  travel writer and a busboy at a pancake house.


Panel 5730
MEMS is HOT:
How MEMS is Fueling Growth in the Post-recession Economy
 
Moderator: Steve Ohr, Gartner Inc., Director of Research Analog Semiconductors and Power Management devices

Stephan (“Steve”) Ohr is Director of Research for Analog Semiconductors and Power Management devices at Gartner Inc. He tracks the markets standard linear ICs, power semiconductors, and several emerging technologies. His reports on MEMS, for example, have explored MEMs microphones and MEMS-based timing devices. Ohr is also participating in Gartner research thrusts into energy transmission, solid state lighting and medical electronics.

Steve Ohr spent much of his career as an electronics trade journalist: He joined Gartner from EE Times, where he covered analog, served as editor of Times’ Planet Analog magazine supplement, and manager of the Planet Analog website. His editorial experience includes stints with Electronic Design magazine, Computer Design magazine, and Asian Electronics Engineer.

His engineering degree comes from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (the Newark College of Engineering) and his graduate degree (in sociology) comes from Rutgers. His hands-on engineering experience includes marketing assignments with Signetics (later Philips Semiconductors and now NXP) and the General Electric Company. He can be tracked on http://twitter.com/steve_ohr.

 


 

 
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