- 13:45 – 14:15
Supply Chain Panel – Sponsored by Airspace
Rebeca Obregon-Jimenez is Avnet’s senior vice president of strategic business engagements and supplier management. She creates strong, long-lasting relationships for the Avnet Integrated, Avnet United and Avnet Velocity business units. She also oversees supplier management for the Interconnect, Passive & Electromechanical (IP&E) business and drives strategy, mergers and acquisitions across the organization.
With more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, Obregon-Jimenez has built and grown teams and businesses from inception to profitable worldwide market leaders. Before joining Avnet, she served as a corporate vice president at Amkor Technology. She also held a variety of strategy, management, operations and engineering roles at IDT and Motorola.
Obregon-Jimenez earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the National Technological University. She serves on the board of directors of FormFactor, Inc., a provider of essential test and measurement technology for integrated circuits.
Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) is a leading global technology distributor and solutions provider that has served customers’ evolving needs for more than a century. Avnet’s position at the center of the technology value chain enables it to accelerate the design and supply stages of product development so customers can realize revenue faster. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Avnet serves more than 1 million customers in more than 140 countries and partners with global suppliers from almost every technology segment. At the close of FY22, Avnet generated $24.3 billion in sales and operated 12 major distribution centers, 11 technology campuses, six programming centers, and 250+ facilities in 45+ countries. Learn more about Avnet at www.avnet.com
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Jackie Sturm leads operations for Intel’s multi-billion-dollar Global Supply Chain, which has been cited as a #8 or better for nine consecutive years in Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25. Her international team supports Construction and Facilities sourcing, Indirect procurement, business continuity, supply chain systems and analytics, and Supply Chain Environmental and Social Governance program, which includes Intel’s first-mover Conflict Minerals initiative. Jackie is a committed advocate for the criticality of value-added manufacturing, engineering and trade as the economic foundations of thriving societies. Within Global Supply Chain, Jackie sponsors targeted advancement programs to address challenges faced by women and unrepresented minorities in technology.
Jackie is a board director for KM Labs and on the board of advisors for Banff International Research Station, Gartner/SCM Word, Howard University Center for Supply Chain Management, and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Prior to joining supply chain, Jackie held various finance positions at Intel, including CFO for Technology and Manufacturing, as well as at Hewlett Packard, Ridge Computer, and Apple.
Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge and every kind of computing device, we unleash the potential of data to transform business and society for the better.View Full Profile
Nana Tseng is Chief Procurement Officer of onsemi, a leading semiconductor company rooted in the combined heritage of Motorola and Fairchild. Today, onsemi is driven to innovate intelligent power and sensing solutions focusing in automotive and industrial markets. In her role, she is directly responsible for the procurement and supply partnership strategy, manage multibillion dollar spend ranging from capital equipment, wafer start materials, wafer fab and back end direct and indirect materials, external manufacturing services and corporate services. Prior to joining onsemi, she was the Vice President of Sales at Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), the world’s largest provider of independent manufacturing services in assembly and test. Her insights on the semiconductor ecosystem and supply chain are built upon her experience working with a broad portfolio of fabless, IDMs, OEMs and EMS companies. Her passion in this industry comes from working with innovative companies committed to bring the next revolutionary technology to the market. Nana was born in Taiwan, grew up in Saudi Arabia, educated in the US, and worked extensively in SE Asia before settling back to Silicon Valley. She has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, and an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. In her spare time, she is also very active in her community. She is currently the Vice Chair of Monte Jade West Science and Technology Association, a nonprofit organization focusing to provide mentorship, investment and technology opportunities within the Asian American community and across the Pacific.
onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is driving disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a focus on automotive and industrial end-markets, the company is accelerating change in megatrends such as vehicle electrification and safety, sustainable energy grids, industrial automation, and 5G and cloud infrastructure. With a highly differentiated and innovative product portfolio, onsemi creates intelligent power and sensing technologies that solve the world’s most complex challenges and leads the way in creating a safer, cleaner, and smarter world.View Full Profile
Ryan Rusnak is a software engineer with a master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University. Before co-founding Airspace, Ryan wrote software solutions for the Federal Government. Throughout his career, he has built robots and other projects that have been featured in Popular Science, the Discovery Channel, NBC, BBC, WIRED, Gizmodo, and other media outlets. Ryan teamed up with Nick in 2016 to create Airspace in order to solve the two main inefficiencies in critical logistics: transparency and speed.
Whether your production line is facing a shutdown, or your high-value equipment is waiting for a new component, you can’t afford a shipping delay. From life-saving organs to essential machinery components, Airspace is trusted by the world’s largest companies and most critical organizations to move their top time-sensitive shipments on time, every time.
Airspace’s proprietary AI-powered platform is the most advanced of its kind- awarded and protected by multiple patents, it provides speed, reliability, routing, tracking visibility and transparency unrivaled in time-critical logistics. It powers a 24/7/365 pro-active expert support team that understands the needs of vertical specific shipments such as those in the semiconductor business.
With offices in the United States in Southern California, Dallas, and in Europe in Amsterdam and new offices in Frankfurt, Stockholm, and Paris, London, Porto, Airspace is rapidly scaling into new markets and industries while continuing to innovate and maximize value for its customers. Backed by leading investors including Telstra, HarbourVest, Prologis, Qualcomm, Defy, and others, Airspace has raised $70M to date.View Full Profile