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Dr. Hermann Eul

Vice President & General Manager,
Mobile & Communications Group
Intel Corporation

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

12:00pm – 12:45pm PST
Keynote & 2013 Best Paper Awards Presentation
Mission City Ballroom

12:45pm – 1:30pm PST
All Access Pass Holders Lunch
Grand Ballroom A/B

Dr. Hermann Eul is corporate vice president and general manager of the Mobile and Communications Group at Intel Corporation. In his role, Eul leads a worldwide organization focused on the development of hardware, software and connectivity ingredients for phones, tablets, Ultrabook™ and other mobile devices, and complete system solutions.

Eul joined Intel in February 2011 when the acquisition of Infineon's wireless solutions business was completed, forming Intel Mobile Communications, a subsidiary of the company. He was president and general manager of Intel Mobile Communications, responsible for developing wireless communication products for mobile phones, tablet computers and other connected devices. From 2005 to 2011, Eul was executive vice president and a member of the management board of Infineon Technologies, where he was responsible for research and development as well as sales and marketing; and prior to that served as president of Infineon's communications business. From 1991 to 2005, before being promoted into Infieon's executive board, Eul held numerous management positions at Infineon and prior to that, at Siemens.

Eul studied electrical engineering at Fachhochschule Koblenz and University of Bochum, and earned a doctorate in engineering from the Bochum University. He was a professor at the University of Hanover and previously served as a full chair.

Eileen Bartholomew

Senior Vice President, Prize Development,

Making the Impossible Possible

Bringing about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity utilizing incentive prizes

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

12:00pm – 12:45pm PST
Keynote & 2013 DesignVision Awards
Mission City Ballroom

Eileen Bartholomew joins XPRIZE with more than 15 years of experience in building innovative programs for public, private and non-profit organizations. Ms. Bartholomew’s extensive experience helps her oversee the Prize Development efforts for XPRIZE.

She has worked across the Life Sciences and Health Care industry, helping clients worldwide identify, plan, launch and sustain a wide range of medical products and services, from blockbuster drugs to specialty pharmaceuticals to niche medical devices. Prior to joining XPRIZE, Ms. Bartholomew served in leadership positions in several large and boutique management consulting organizations, including Navigant Consulting.

Ms. Bartholomew received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Harvard College and is a graduate of Singularity University.

Thomas Pawlowski

Chief Technologist/Fellow,
Micron Technology

Thursday, January 30, 2014

12:00pm – 12:30pm PST
Mission City Ballroom

J. Thomas Pawlowski is a Fellow and Chief Technologist with Micron's Architecture Development Group. His responsibilities include evaluating new technologies/investments, exploring new memory and system architectures, and providing guidance to many technical teams, both internally and external to Micron.

Mr. Pawlowski's experience includes the creation or co-creation of numerous groundbreaking memory architectures and concepts, such as: synchronous pipelined SRAM, hierarchical cache systems, Zero Bus Turnaround SRAM, the first double data rate memory (starting with SRAM and then its subsequent proliferation to DRAM and NAND technologies), PSRAM, high-speed NAND, the first double address rate memory, the first quad data rate memory, the first multi-channel memory, memories on SERDES buses, the first DRAM to exceed SRAM performance (RLDRAM), refresh and error correction schemes for memory subsystems, the architectural roots of Micron's HMC device, the first dedicated hardware architecture of Micron's newly announced nondeterministic Automata Processor, and other projects still in development.

Mr. Pawlowski earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude, from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He also holds approximately 150 U.S. and international patents and serves on several advisory boards, including the Exascale Grand Challenge EAB.

In his spare time, Mr. Pawlowski designs and builds loudspeakers and custom tools, and he has completed 60% of the design of a revolutionary electric car concept.