Optimal+ Discusses Improving IoT Manufacturing Infrastructure at GSA Silicon Summit

The panel will present use cases of how suppliers and manufacturers are working together to connect the fragmented semiconductor and electronics supply chains.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optimal+ CTO Michael Schuldenfrei joins fellow speakers: IBM Director Electronics Industry Christophe Begue, NVIDIA VP Product Engineering David Greenlaw and Moderator, Bristlecone President and CEO Irfan Khan at the GSA Silicon Summit on June 14 to discuss refining the IoT ecosystem. The panel will present use cases of how suppliers and manufacturers are working together to connect the fragmented semiconductor and electronics supply chains.


WHAT:

Refining the IoT Ecosystem, Wed., June 14, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Optimal+ CTO Michael Schuldenfrei joins IBM Director Christophe Begue, NVIDIA VP David Greenlaw and Session Moderator Bristlecone President and CEO Irfan Khan in a discussion about improving the IoT infrastructure. As companies enter the IoT era, many semiconductor and electronics companies are still working at arm's length. But the reality is in order for the IoT market to truly flourish, it is essential that the value chain participants work together more closely to ensure the efficiency of developing and manufacturing the right components, with the right software, for the right systems. This panel will discuss use cases of collaboration between suppliers and manufacturers that are currently working, as well as changes that can be made to improve upon today's success.

WHO:
Optimal+ CTO Michael Schuldenfrei brings over 25 years of software and information technology experience to the Optimal+ management team. Before joining Optimal+ in 2005 as its CTO, Schuldenfrei was a senior software architect at SAP, where he led the development of Duet Software, a joint venture with Microsoft to enable seamless access to SAP data via Microsoft Office. Prior to joining SAP, Schuldenfrei was a Software Architect at Microsoft, where he led consulting engagements with the company's major customers. He was also VP R&D, at ActionBase, a company providing business-management enterprise solutions to enhance internal organizational workflow and collaboration.

WHEN:
Refining the IoT Ecosystem, Wed., June 14, 2017 at 1:15 pm

WHERE:
Computer History Museum
1401 N Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, CA
(Pre-registration at: https://www.gsaglobal.org/2017ss/attendee-registration)

About Optimal+

Optimal+ was founded in 2005 with the vision of uniting global manufacturing data with human expertise to deliver actionable knowledge that enables engineers to make better decisions, faster. Our Manufacturing Intelligence™ Platform combines machine-learning algorithms with a global data infrastructure to drive real-time product analytics that extract hidden insights from the data silos of any semiconductor or electronics supply chain. The company analyzes more than 50 billion devices every year on behalf of Fortune 500 companies such as AMD, NVIDIA, Qualcomm and ST Microelectronics to enhance quality and yield and deliver comprehensive brand protection for all their products. For more information, visit www.optimalplus.com. Follow us on Twitter @OptimalPlus.

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