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Semiconductors are a key driver of the global economy, with far reaching impact touching all aspects of government, industry, and our every day lives. Recent shortages in the semiconductor market have brought about the looming threat of a supply chain crisis, meaning now is the time for collaborative innovation to drive generational change. Join Dr. Nadia Schadlow, Senior Fellow at the Hudson institute, and a visiting fellow at MITRE and the Hoover Institute along with Pavneet Singh, nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution as they speak with some of the world's top semiconductor experts to discuss how the U.S. can leverage its unique capabilities to reemerge as a leader in the semiconductor ecosystem.

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Semiconductors are a key driver of the global economy, with far reaching impact touching all aspects of government, industry, and our every day lives. Recent shortages in the semiconductor market have brought about the looming threat of a supply chain crisis, meaning now is the time for collaborative innovation to drive generational change. Join Dr. Nadia Schadlow, Senior Fellow at the Hudson institute, and a visiting fellow at MITRE and the Hoover Institute along with Pavneet Singh, nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution as they speak with some of the world's top semiconductor experts to discuss how the U.S. can leverage its unique capabilities to reemerge as a leader in the semiconductor ecosystem.

    Sean Doyle | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 13

    Sean Doyle | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 13

    • 24 min
    Gayathri Radhakrishnan | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 11

    Gayathri Radhakrishnan | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 11

    Gayathri Radhakrishnan, Partner at Hitachi Ventures, joins John Cole in this episode of Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders. Through the corporate venture arm of Hitachi, Radhakrishnan helps create partnerships with start-ups, forging relationships with companies ready to scale and deliver value for their industry, the nation, the globe, and Hitachi. 
    With a keen eye on the impact that technological advancements can have on the global marketplace, Radhakrishnan speaks on the importance of making hardware engineering cool again. As she says, “as much as software may be eating the world, that software needs to run on underlying hardware. It’s not magic.” 
    Learn more about the work Hitachi Ventures does here: https://www.hitachi-ventures.com/ 

    • 33 min
    Tom Leahy | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 12

    Tom Leahy | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 12

    Tom Leahy, Head of Aerospace & Defense Business Development at SiFive, joins John Cole for this episode of Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders. Leahy speaks at length about the critical work that SiFive is doing in the semiconductor industry; work that is not going unnoticed by both the public and private sector. Recent partnerships with Google and NASA show how SiFive serves as a trusted organization for micro architecture. 
    SiFive is currently being used by a staggering eight of the top ten semiconductor companies, as well as increasing their work with the Department of Defense and the wider Defense Industrial Base. Leahy's perspective is invaluable as semiconductor fabrication continues to expand across the ecosystem in the wake of the CHIPS Act. 
    Learn more about SiFive at SiFive.com. 
    Listen to other episodes of Funders and Founders, as well as our full range of Circuit Talk podcasts, and be sure to subscribe. 

    • 43 min
    Asif Bhatti | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 10

    Asif Bhatti | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 10

    Asif Bhatti, Head of Strategy and Innovation at America’s Frontier Fund (AFF), joins John Cole for the most recent episode of Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders. Bhatti shares his perspective on the future for advanced technology in America, and how AFF determines how to inject their resources into the market with a vision for where deep tech will be 50 years in the future. 
    A three-component organization, AFF assessing opportunities with 1) deep technical expertise, 2) their venture studios, and 3) their fund. Cole and Bhatti dive deep into how AFF shines a light on ideas and opportunities to signal to the market, the government, and philanthropists where there are unique, worthwhile business opportunities to target. 
    Listen to their conversation here, and be sure to subscribe to get more Circuit Talk as soon as it’s released. 

    • 42 min
    Sam Salama | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 9

    Sam Salama | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 9

    Sam Salama, CEO of Hyperion Technologies, joins John Cole for this newest episode of Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders. With a focus on advanced packaging, Hyperion Technologies is operating at the forefront of one of the most critical aspects of semiconductor technology. The CHIPS Act specifically calls out and allocates funds directly to advanced packaging, so what makes it such an essential component of America’s plan for success as a domestic industry? 

    • 35 min
    Mohamed Kassem | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 8

    Mohamed Kassem | Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders | Ep. 8

    Mohamed Kassem, co-founder and CTO of efabless, joins John Cole in this week’s Circuit Talk: Funders and Founders. Beginning with a brief but informative history of his position within the industry, Kassem dives into what he feels are the most pressing issues facing the semiconductor industry. From workforce development to the need for a semiconductor major in undergrad, Kassem and Cole engage in a wide-ranging discussion centered around the future of the domestic industry and how efabless is putting in a concerted effort to shape it into something accessible for all. 

    • 42 min

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