With more than a decade working at the heart of the technology industry, Dex Hunter-Torricke has managed communications for some of the most-influential and admired Silicon Valley leaders and corporations of our day. He is the head of global communications and marketing at Deepmind, one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence companies and a subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. Deepmind is playing a critical role in writing the next chapter on science, tech, the economy, and society across the globe, and Dex spearheads efforts to bring the stories of how the organization is moving the world forward to light. From 2012-2016, he led the executive communications team at Facebook and served as personal speechwriter for Mark Zuckerberg. He then went on to join SpaceX as senior director of communications. He later served as the VP Global Communications & Public Engagement for the Oversight Board for Meta, the independent body that makes decisions on Facebook and Instagram’s most challenging content issues.
Dr. Gaurav Gupta is a VP Analyst in the Emerging Trends and Technologies team. Dr. Gupta's research areas include semiconductor manufacturing process, chip design trends, AI analytics in chip manufacturing, semiconductor equipment spending, and chip industry economics and supply chain. Dr. Gupta also covers emerging areas, such as autonomous vehicles, Quantum Computing, and sustainability.
Prior to joining Gartner, Dr. Gupta worked as a Knowledge Expert at McKinsey & Co. where he advised clients across the globe in the semiconductor and electronics industry with a focus on business transformation (cost, operations, and growth) and product strategy (launch/development/planning). He has a strong technical background in the semiconductor industry in process, yield, R&D, and integration, having worked at Intel, IBM and GlobalFoundries prior to the stint with McKinsey & Co.
Michael Campbell is Senior Vice President of Engineering for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies, responsible for QCT Product and Test, Test Automation, Failure Analysis and yield. . Mike joined QCT in 1996 and since then Mike has led multiple teams including, Design Automation, Yield optimization, Product & Test Engineering, Foundry semiconductor analysis and Quality. While at Qualcomm, Mike also has brought up Design and Test facilities in Bangalore, Singapore, Taiwan and Mexico. In his current role, he is working change the basics in PTE by driving machine learning using data available from semiconductor test to train models and automate processes. Prior to joining QUALCOMM, Mike was with other companies, including Mostek, INMOS and Honeywell. He holds a BSEE & CE from Clarkson University.
Claudionor N. Coelho is the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer and SVP of Engineering at Advantest, being responsible for AI strategy for Advantest and leading engineering for ACS. Previously, he was the VP/Fellow for AI - Head of AI Labs at Palo Alto Networks, where he led AI and Neurosymbolic innovation for AIOps products at Palo Alto Networks. He also led the creation of next-generation time series analysis tools at scale (MLOps on GCP) integrated with knowledge graphs and formal technology. Coelho has unique insights to share with VOICE attendees on AI technology and its impact on the semiconductor industry, present and future.