EMSNow announces 'Must See' webinar event - The EMS/ODM Industry in 2006 - the analysts view
Nov 01, 2005
Everything you wanted to know about the future of EMS/ODM, but didn't know who to ask... Why trust a crystal ball, when we have the industry finest analysts available to share their thoughts and answer your questions?
On Thursday, December 1st, 2005 we will be casting our crystal ball aside and asking Technology Forecasters' Eric Miscoll and iSuppli's Jeffrey Wu to share their insight into the development of the EMS and ODM industry in the coming twelve months.
If you are working within the supply chain, as an OEM, as a contract manufacturer or a supplier, you will gain huge insight by joining this event. You will also have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions... A must see event.
Subjects to be explored include:
-- The big picture -- what kind of growth can we look forward to in 2006, and in which region and segment?
-- Mergers and Acquisition -- will the EMS companies buy the ODM companies?
-- Expansion along the supply chain -- why are CMs expanding their design and end of life services?
-- Risks & Opportunities for OEM/EMS/ODM
-- Geography -- which is the next big low cost environment, or is closeness to customer driving manufacturing back to Europe and USA?
-- The risk of RoHS -- what could go wrong in July 2006?
The speakers for the session are:
Eric H. Miscoll, Analyst and COO - Technology Forecasters Inc.
Dr. Miscoll has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology. Eric's previous work experience includes organizational development with NASA, psychological services with the United States Department of Justice, and operations management with Bank of America.
At TFI, Dr. Miscoll consults to EMS and OEM clients, and manages the consultants, market analysts, and managers of our clients' customized projects and multi-client projects. He also oversees the Customer Retention for Business Growth program in which TFI interviews clients' customers quarterly to elicit operations and marketing recommendations.
Jeffrey Wu, Analyst - EMS & ODM Services - iSuppli
At iSuppli, Jeffrey Wu develops market intelligence focusing on manufacturing partnerships between OEMs, contract manufacturers and their semiconductor suppliers. By analyzing these partnerships, Jeffrey Wu can help iSuppli's clients understand the latest trends in the electronics manufacturing industry, allowing them to seize potential opportunities and to make better-informed business decisions.
Jeffrey Wu joined iSuppli with pertinent experience in the electronics industry, including a stint at Dell and the major Taiwanese ODM, BenQ Corp, formerly Acer Communications and Multimedia Inc. His responsibilities included channel management, product management and OEM project management. While working on OEM project management, he was in charge of cost estimation, cost reduction, logistics and service-terms negotiation, and supplier-managed inventory implementation.
Jeffrey Wu earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Taiwan University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.
For more information or to register - http://www.emsnow.com/spps/sitepage.cfm?catID=114