• 11:40 – 12:10

THE FUTURE OF SILICON PHOTONICS

Moderator

Moderator TBC

Panelist

Dr. Anthony Yu

VP, Silicon Photonics Product Management

GlobalFoundries

GlobalFoundries

Dr. Anthony J. Yu is Vice President of the Silicon Photonics Product Management organization at GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF), where he is responsible for providing differentiated silicon photonic manufacturing services and solutions to clients across multiple industries. Prior to this role, Dr. Yu was Vice President of GF’s Computing and Wired Infrastructure Business Unit.

Before joining GF, he held multiple executive positions at IBM, including Vice President of Semiconductor Technology for Engineering and Technology Services. Yu earned his BS in Physical Chemistry from the University of California-Berkeley and his PhD in Physical Chemistry / Materials Science from Cornell University.

GF is one of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers and the only one with a truly global footprint. We are redefining innovation and semiconductor manufacturing by developing feature-rich process technology solutions that provide leadership performance in pervasive high growth markets. As a steadfast partner, with a unique mix of design, development and fabrication services, GF works collaboratively alongside our customers to bring a broad range of innovative products to market. With a global customer base, a talented and diverse workforce and an at-scale manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GF is delivering a new era of more.

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Panelist
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Mark Wade

CTO, SVP Engineering & Co-Founder

Ayar Labs

Ayar Labs

Mark is the Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President Engineering, and Co-Founder of Ayar Labs. Prior to founding Ayar Labs, he led the group that designed the optics in the world’s first processor to communicate using light. He holds a PhD from University of Colorado.

Ayar Labs is disrupting the traditional performance, cost, and efficiency curves of the semiconductor and computing industries by driving a 1000x improvement in interconnect bandwidth density at 10x lower power. Ayar Labs’ patented approach uses industry standard cost-effective silicon processing techniques to develop high speed, high density, low power optical based interconnect “chiplets” and lasers to replace traditional electrical based I/O. The company was founded in 2015 and is funded by a number of domestic and international venture capital firms as well as strategic investors. For more information, visit www.ayarlabs.com.

Address: 3351 Olcott Street, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: 650-963-7200
Email: info@ayarlabs.com

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