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SID Launches Marketing Executives Forum at Display Week 2016
Panel Discussion to Spotlight Industry Trends and Supply Chain Issues

By: Society for Information Display

April 13, 2016

The Society for Information Display (SID) today unveiled the newest addition to Display Week 2016, which will be held at San Francisco's Moscone Center from Sunday, May 22 to Friday, May 27, 2016. This year's conference will introduce a unique opportunity tailored to benefit marketing, sales and supply chain professionals-the CMO Forum. Held on Wednesday, May 25 at 8:30am, this one-hour panel discussion will bring together marketing executives to explore both the opportunities for success based on industry trends and how to solve supply chain issues that audiences currently face, as well as offer best practices for attendees.

As the technology industry continues to expand, the race to be the "must-have" technology becomes even more competitive. Marketing executives face supply chain challenges, fluctuating industry trends, and pressure to increase ROI. With a growing technology audience and a variety of channels to reach them, marketing strategy is crucial to the success of a business.

Sri Peruvemba, SID head of marketing and CEO of Marketer International, will moderate the event. He has previously served as CMO/VP of E Ink, Cambrios, Novasentis, Suntronic Technology and has been an influential display technology advocate over his career.

The five panelists chosen will help provide the audience with a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges faced by supply chain, marketing and sales professionals.

2016 CMO Forum Panelists

Dr. Paul Apen , Chief Strategy Officer of E Ink Corporation , is responsible for new business initiatives, commercial and business development, and marketing. He has more than 20 years of management experience in the technology industries including advanced materials, displays, semiconductors, optical polymers, renewable energy and energy efficiency

Ms. Jennifer Davis , Chief Marketing Officer of Planar/Leyard International, uses entrepreneurial skills to build high-performing businesses, product lines, and go-to-market strategies . Her career experience ranges from start-up to Fortune 500 in software, software as a service (SaaS) and electronics hardware.

Dr. Albert Green , Chief Executive Officer of Kent Displays, has a long history of corporate leadership and innovation in the technical disciplines of advanced materials and display technologies. He has used his unique skill set to drive development and commercialization of several high-growth applications of eWriters for Kent Displays

Mr. Greg McNeil , Vice President of the Innovation Labs at Flex, works closely with customers from a wide range of industries to architect, design and build innovative product concepts. His experience includes multiple vice president-level product development and product design positions within companies ranging from large corporations to startups.

Mr. Stephen Squires , Chief Executive Officerof Quantum Materials, is interested in advanced materials, including tetrapod quantum dots and semiconductor nanocrystals. He has more than 30 years of experience in advanced materials, nanotechnology and emerging technologies, with a focus on quantum dot-enabled technologies.

About Display Week 2016
The 53rd SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, or Display Week 2016, will take place May 22-27 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. Display Week is the premier gathering of system integrators, designers, consumers, scientists, engineers and manufacturers in the field of electronic information displays. For more information on Display Week 2016, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter @DisplayWeek. Display Week tweets can be created, viewed and shared using the hashtag #DisplayWeek16 .

About SID
The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the display industry. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display technology, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. The organization's members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID's global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008. For more information, visit .

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