Mobile Everywhere - How enriched mobile media is changing the IP landscape
Tuesday November 30, 2010, 11:00 - 11:30 | Room: Auditorium
By Kent Shimasaki,
Mr. Shimasaki spent six years as a Managing Director of technology investment banking at Nollenberger Capital and as the founder of Instream Partners providing investment banking services to companies in the technology sector including Cypress, Silverback Systems, Lightstorm Networks, Cavium, Virtio, Azanda Networks, and Stargen. Prior to Instream, Mr. Shimasaki was Director of Cadence Ventures, where he invested in companies including Cortina Systems, Quake Technologies, Fulcrum Microelectronics and Azanda Networks. He also held various technical management positions at Unisys and Boeing where he was involved in advanced semiconductor design. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shimasaki founded Seattle Silicon, one of the leading Electronic Design Companies that developed some of the industry's first commercial IC design tools. Mr. Shimasaki graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.