ASPENCORE, the world’s leading media group within the technical electronics sector, today launched its two-day Double Summits in Shenzhen, China’s most innovative city. The event is composed of Global CEO Summit and World Electronics Achievement Awards ceremony, held on Nov. 7, and Global Distribution and Supply Chain Leaders Summit and Global Electronic Component Distributor Awards, held on Nov. 8. An electronic exhibition is held concurrently with the summits.

“I warmly congratulate all the winning companies and individuals. Innovative connectivity technology bridges the digital and physical worlds, enriching real life with human creativity and intelligence. At the same time, technological innovation not only brings the innovation of business model, but also brings great challenges to the traditional organization management model,” said Yorbe Zhang, Head of ASPENCORE APAC, “As a media organization with more than 30 websites and magazine publishers worldwide and serving the electronics industry, we are committed to providing the highest quality content to the vast engineering community and creating an enabling environment for technology vendors and end-product design engineers to interact with each other to promote innovation in the electronics industry.”

The 2019 ASPENCORE Global CEO Summit in Shenzhen, with the theme of "Ubiquitous Connectivity", brought an electronics feast to industry CEOs and professionals from fields of 5G networks, AI computing, intelligent sensing, and that have made innovation in technology, business models and management.

At the Global CEO Summit, 11 prominent leaders and CEOs from the semiconductor and technology sector share their insights on 5G, intelligent sensors, Moore’s Law & devices, mobility, etc.

They are:

  • Dr. Wei Shaojun, President, IC Design Branch, China Semiconductor Industry Association
  • Dr. Aart de Geus, Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer, Synopsys
  • Steve Chu, CEO of Unisoc Group & Executive vice president of Unigroup
  • Alexander Everke, CEO, ams
  • Kai YU, Ph.D, CEO and Founder, Horizon Robotics
  • Nigel Toon, Co-founder and CEO, Graphcore
  • Allen Wu, Executive Chairman and CEO, Arm China
  • Jean-Christophe ELOY, President and CEO, Yole Développement
  • Tomomitsu Maoka, Senior vice president of Renesas Electronics Corp. Chairman of Renesas Electronics China
  • Tony Hemmelgarn, President/CEO, Siemens Digital Industries Software
  • Roger Hall, Global General Manager of HPs, Qorvo

Along with these splendid speeches, a roundtable discussion with the theme of “Ubiquitous Connectivity” was hosted by Junko Yoshida, Global Co-Editor-in-Chief of ASPENCORE. Panelists included vice president and general manager China of Imagination Technologies, James Liu; Chairman, President and CEO of VeriSilicon, Wayne Dai; GM of AIoT IC Solutions Product Line of Horizon Robotics, Zhang Yongqian; Acting General Manager of GigaDevice, David He; Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing of OmniVision Technologies, Michael Wu; Vice President of Sales Greater China of Xilinx, Maria Tang; and VP of Marketing and Ecosystem of Arm China, Quincy Liang to discuss the market opportunities created by connectivity, and how to deal with the challenges they will bring.

Unveiling 2019 World Electronics Achievement Awards winners

The World Electronics Achievement Awards (WEAA) honor companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the innovation and the development of electronics industry worldwide. Winners will be elected by the committee comprised of ASPENCORE global senior industry analysts and online users from Asia, the US and Europe. The 2019 winners are:

Industry Analysts’ Choice and Company Awards

CEO Summit

Innovative Product of the Year Awards

(winners in each category listed in random order)

CEO Summit 2 CEO Summit 3 CEO Summit 4 CEO Summit 5 CEO Summit 6

About ASPENCORE ASPENCORE is the world’s leading media group within the technical electronics sector. ASPENCORE's prior mission is to provide electronics engineers and technical practitioners with the highest quality content in order to aid them in innovation, thus helping spurring growth of the entire electronics market.

We believe that technology and innovation are the forces to reshape our world. More than half of our team members are engineers; thus, we know engineers and are committed to meeting their needs. At the same time, ASPENCORE's highly trusted media channels provides a great platform for vendors to reach out to technology decision makers.