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Hung Nguyen
President and CEO, Greenvity Communications

Hung is the founder and chief executive officer of Greenvity. With more than 25 years of experience in wired and wireless communications including RF, mixed-signal and signal processing, Hung is a seasoned executive and serial entrepreneur having led several business organizations through successful exits.

Earlier in his career, Hung founded and served as chairman and CEO of Blue7 Communications, a fabless semiconductor startup that developed ultra-wideband wireless products. He led the company through a successful merger and acquisition in 2006 with Sigma Designs, where he served as general manager and vice president of the Wireless & Cable Products Division leading R&D engineering and marketing teams to develop high-speed wireless audio/video streaming products and broadband cable connectivity products. Hung’s career also includes founding the Optical Storage Division at NeoMagic, where he managed and led it through an acquisition by LSI Logic, and positions at Quantum Corporation and IBM.

Hung received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with honor from University of Southern California and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University, where he also was a member of the Executive MBA program at the Leavey School of Business. Hung currently holds more than 30 patents in communication systems and was named the Inventor of the Year at Quantum in 1995.

Phuc Than
Managing Director, DFJ VinaCapital

Phuc Than is the managing director of DFJ Vinacapital, a technology investment fund based in Vietnam and co-managed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Vinacapital, Vietnam's leading asset management firm. DFJ Vinacapital invests in technology companies with a Vietnam connection, serving both the global and Vietnam market. Previously, Phuc was with Intel Corporation for 23 years, including leading Intel Vietnam from 1999-2009. Under his leadership, Vietnam became one of the fastest growing markets for Intel. Phuc also played a key role in Intel's one billion USD investment to build the largest semiconductor assembly and test factory in Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam’s first direct investment by a leading technology company. The Vietnamese press named Phuc as one of the 10 most influential people in Vietnam's technology scene. Phuc graduated from the University of California at Davis with a degree in electrical and computer engineering.

Koichi Akeyama
President and CEO, MegaChips Technology America Corporation

Koichi Akeyama is the President and CEO of MegaChips Technology America Corporation, which is a US subsidiary of MegaChips Corporation, Japan.

Koichi has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. At Kawasaki Microelectronics, he developed memories and mixed signal IPs for its ASIC business. After he lead product & technology developments as General Manager of R&D, he became the President & CEO of Kawasaki Microelectronics America Inc. in 2009, which is now operating under the name of MegaChips Technology America Corporation because of the merger of MegaChips and Kawasaki Microelectronics. Koichi graduated from Tokyo University with a Master degree in Science.