SIA’s VP of Global Policy to address China’s new role in the semiconductor industry at The ConFab 2016

jimmy sized 4Solid State Technology is pleased to announced that Jimmy Goodrich of the Semiconductor Industry Association is the latest distinguished guest confirmed to speak at The ConFab 2016.

Jimmy Goodrich is vice president for global policy at SIA. In this role, Mr. Goodrich works closely with SIA member companies, the Administration, Congress, domestic and international stakeholders, and foreign government officials to advance all aspects of SIA’s international policy agenda. Mr. Goodrich is also an Executive Committee member of the United States Information Technology Office (USITO), representing SIA in his capacity.

Mr. Goodrich has nearly a decade of experience working with Chinese and global stakeholders on technology policy issues. He most recently served as Director of Global Policy at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), where he worked on a wide range of China and Asia-Pacific technology policy issues relating to cyber security, trade, standards, and Internet governance. Before joining ITI, Mr. Goodrich was the Director for Greater China Government Affairs at Cisco Systems in Beijing. He also has held positions at APCO Worldwide’s Beijing office, a public affairs consultancy, and USITO, which represents U.S. information technology firms in China.

Mr. Goodrich has a bachelor’s degree in comparative politics and East Asian studies from Ohio University.  He lived in China for more than 7 years and is fluent in Mandarin.

Space is limited, but there’s still time to register for The ConFab 2016. To learn more, visit theconfab.com.

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