CASPA eLetter: Issue No. 11, May 15, 2012

Sep 10, 2012



CASPA eLetter


Issue No. 11
May 15, 2012


In This Issue

CASPA News & Upcoming Events

CASPA Corporate Sponsor News

Corporate Sponsor Job Openings

Alliance News


CASPA News & Upcoming Events

2012 CASPA High-Tech Job Fair

(Job Listing Still Active for Continuous Resume Submission)


Silicon Valley:  May 5, 2012 in Marriott Hotel Santa Clara
Phoenix:           May 7, 2012 in Fiesta Resort Conference Center


Since 1995, CASPA High-Tech Job Fair has attracted many high-tech companies, domestic and foreign in searching for high caliber talented professionals in semiconductor and other field of high tech industries. It has also continuously proved to be a popular platform for high job seekers in the Silicon Valley each year to look for good career opportunity. 2012 is a growing year for semiconductor industry, with a major shift to SoC design, software and applications. The leading and growing semiconductor companies look for more senior professionals, more software engineers in additional to the hardware engineers, as well as more senior talents to relocate back to playing leadership roles in Asia.

CASPA 2012 Job Fair was a remarkable success with many record breaking numbers in recent years -- 1200+ job seekers, 25 hiring companies, 700+ positions etc.

Participated Companies:
  Broadcom, CRM, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, TSMC, AMD, AOpen, AUO, Hisense, Huawei/Hisilicon, HKSTP, Inphi, Intersil, KLA-Tencor, Link-A-Media, Marvell, MediaTek, Neurosky, SIPO, Synaptics, UMC, Nanjing CPark, Freescale, Maxim

Profiles of Job Openings:
   Titles: CTO, VP, Fellow, Chief Architect, Principal Engineer, Director, Sr./Staff Engineer, Design Manager / Lead, Verification Manager, Product Manager, Account Manager, Artists, Intern.
   Fields: Architecture, Research, Platform, System, SoC, ASIC, Analog, Mixed-Signal IC, Digital Design, Physical Design, Process, Circuit IO, CPU, Network Processor, GPU, Media/Video, Image/Signal Processing, Audio, Camera, Display, Embedded, BIOS, OpenGL, D3D, Field Application, GUI/UI, Big Data, Cloud Computing, RFIC, ADC/DAC, Transceiver, PIV, Solar Panel, Console (Xbox/Kinect), RF/wireless, Optical, Mechanics, Validation, Verification, Packaging,  Solid State Lighting, Structure Design
   Teams:  R&D, Software, Firmware, Silicon, Design, Manufacture, Driver, QA, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Operation, IT, HR

  Browsing CASPA 2012 Job Fair for full job listing and descriptions from all participating companies. The job listing page will be kept active for another month for job seekers who have missed this event yet can still submit resumes.

Media Promotion Links:


Event Forums and Interviews by our Media Alliance Dingding TV:

  Interview with CASPA Chairman and President Jerry Chen

  Interview with CASPA Vice President Liang Peng


  CASPA Career Development Forum


  Interview with Mr. Allen Lee, AMD                          
  Interview with Mr. Andy Palmer, Microsoft
  Interview with Mr. Changlong Fan, Nanjing CPark


  Interview with Mr. Danny Hua, Broadcom
  Interview with Mr. Hsiao-Heng Kelin Lee, Link-A-Media
  Interview with Mr. Leon Bezdikian,Inphi
  Interview with Mr. Marc Koltun, Marketing Consultant
  Interview with Mr. Raj Singh, Intersil


Event News in China Daily (by Kelly Zhang)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in ZhangJiaGang

Date: June 9, 2012

Cost:    Invitation Only

RSVP:   Submit your application to before 4/30/2012.

            For more information, visit or

            If you have any questions, please contact Guomin Mao (cell: 408-839-7227, email:

  High level officials from City of ZhangJiaGang will be in Silicon Valley hosting a Business Plan Completion event on June 9, 2012.  A committee from North America Chinese Clean-tech & Semiconductor Association (NACSA), Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA) and Chinese American Information Storage Society (CAISS) is formed to help facilitate this event and invite Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, leading top talents and high-tech professionals to participate.  Business proposals will be collected and pre-screened by NACSA, CASPA and CAISS for city officials¡¯ final review.  Selected teams will be informed to attend the event on June 9, 2012, to present their projects and to be judged by a panel of officials from the city, venture capitals and angle investors from Silicon Valley.  Three prizes of $500, $300, and $200 will be awarded to the top position winners with plaques.  The winners will be invited for a ZhangJiaGang trip in July, 2012 to get an abundance of first-hand information about local government support funds and details about returning to start the business in China.  The trip is covered by the city with 7000 RMB (one person per team) for international roundtrip airfares and personal spending in China.

Qingdao Hi-tech Promotional Forum

Date: May 16, 2012 (Wednesday)

Time:    6:00pm - 8:30pm

Venue:  TBD

Cost:     Invitation only

Language: Mandarin

Agenda: 6:00pm - 6:30pm: Registration and networking.
              6:30pm - 8:30pm: Presentation and discussion.


Invitation:  We invite those who have a concrete business idea either to start a new venture by your own team, or to partner with companies in Qingdao by setting a branch R&D office there, please send a one page summary to Julia Fu,, (650)787-1939.

Background:  CASPA is pleased to host Qingdao Municipal Overseas Investment Promotion Bureau to organize Qingdao Hi-tech promotional Forum. We invite Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, leading top talents and high-tech professionals particularly those specialized on emergent semiconductor sectors such as Medical devices, power semiconductors, sensors, etc., to join and learn the many new opportunities. Located south-east of Shandong peninsula, in the core region of north-east Asia, with 8.84 million population, Qingdao is one of the top most habitable cities in China. With excellent invest conditions, Qingdao¡¯s high-tech zone is one of the first national hi-tech industry development zones in China. For detailed information, please visit


CASPA Corporate Sponsor News

Warm Welcome to Broadcom
CRM, and ARM as CASPA's new and renewed 2012 Diamond Corporate Sponsor, ITRI, Hisilicon, UMC as CASPA's 2012 Platinum Corp Sponsor, KYEC as CASPA's 2012 Gold Corporate Sponsor who have joined CASPA's family in Jan-March of 2012.


Promotion of Nanjing 321 Plan by Nanjing Jianye District


Nanjing Hexi Newtown lies to the east of Yangtze River and to the west of Qinhuai River. It is blueprinted as the landmark of modern Nanjing and new center of the City. Jianye focuses on implementing its "one region and five towns" objectives and become a finance center, an expo center, a culture and sports center, a science and technology center and a commerce center.

    Nanjing's old city is where to explore its historical interests while Hexi Newtown is where to see its latest development. Jianye is devoted to its efforts to make the District a modern riverbond eco-friendly area harmonious and prosperous that is fit for the clustering of headquarters, startups and tourists as well as the activities like innovation, inhabitation and recreation.

Jianye¡¯s Incentive Policy Concerning Nanjing 321 Plan

  1.         RMB 1-3 million yuan to support project

  2.         100-150 square meters office, free of charge for 3 years

  3.         An apartment( suite in 4-starred hotel) free of charge for 3 years

  4.         Adjunct professor in associate universities

  5.         100% return of personal income tax retained by the District

  6.         Spouse¡¯s employment in the public institution of the District



    Mr. Fan, Changlong:

     Tel:86-25-68197796; Mobile: 86-13073427357;

    Ms. Li, Ning: 

 Tel£º86-25-86809911;Mobile: 86-15850792442;


Qualifications for Applicants:

  You must own a master degree or above, or the title of professor or associate professor and have registered or plans to register in the region of Nanjing Municipal Administration as the legal person of an innovative enterprise before you decide to apply for Nanjing 321 Plan. Your application is very much likely to be approved if one of the following is met:


   1.      You have ever managed a major R&D or engineering project in any disciplinary or technological field home or abroad, or own scientific research results of high-tech significance which enjoy possibility of industrialization and prospect of economic reward;

   2.      You own such independent intellectual properties as patents, Microsoft copyrights, IC layout design rights, exclusive technologies etc. which can be characterized by advancement home or abroad or the first of its kind in China with the prospect of industrialization and economic reward;

   3.      You have had entrepreneurial experience home or abroad which helps to start-up in Nanjing in terms of industry, technology, project or finance.


Requirements for Applications:

   1.      It must be the first time for the applicant applying for Nanjing 321 Plan as the legal person of an enterprise which is set up later than January 1, 2012.

   2.      A contract or agreement with a Nanjing industry park such as Nanjing Newtown Sci-tech park is needed.

   3.      Entrepreneurial industry should be on the list of IT, wind or solar power technology or apparatus, smart grid or power automation, telecommunication, energy-saving, and environment-friendly technology, bio-pharmaceuticals, new materials, track transit, aeronautics and astronautics, Microsoft, outsourcing and other emerging and innovative industries.

   4.      The applicant¡¯s invest or registered capital in his or her start-up including money and intellectual property value should be no less than the incentive money from Nanjing 321 Plan.


Application Website:



Corporate Sponsor Job Opening


Please check the latest job listing website:

New Job Openings from Nevoton, CRM, Lenovo, AMD(China), and Intel(Asia),


Mar 2012:
Nuvoton Tech Corp. America: Customer Service Representative

CRM: CTO and Sr. Sale Manager/Director

Feb 2012:

Lenovo: Senior Industrial Designer£¨Laptop, Desktop Group) (based in Beijing)

AMD(China): Software, ASIC, Physical Design, IC System Debug, Board Design & Product Development.
   Singapore: Feature Lead Power Saving, Platform Architect, Platform Hardware Architect, Firmware Engineer
   XI'AN, PRC: Embedded Software, 3G Firmware Engineer, Staff/Senior IC Test Engineer, Head of Project Office
   Shanghai, PRC: Software Architect, Sr. Software Engineer (windows middle ware), Platform System Debug Sr. Engineer, PIV Platform Architect
   Taipei: Asus Global Account Manager

Jan, 2012:
: Circuit Design Engineer, Principal Analog ASIC Engineer
UMC: Director of Sales, Account Manager, Customer Engineer, & Adv. Process Development Engineer
Pantronix Corp
: IC chip designer, Project manager, Marketing Manager, IC Package Engineer, Testing Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Market Engineer, marketing/Sale, Customer Service
: Magnetic Design Manager
TSMC North America
: Layout Engineer, Account Manager, Sr. Engineers, Tech Managers, Tech Marketing Manger


Alliance News  


2012 NACSA Annual Conference Innovation:
the Vital Role Plays in Economic Growth

Date: Saturday Afternoon, May 19, 2012
Time:    In the afternoon
Venue:   Fairmont Hotel
             170 South Market Street
             San Jose, CA 95113

Cost:     FREE Admission

RSVP:    Seating is limited, please click here for On-line Registration

  The outlook for the global economy in 2012 and 2013 is slower growth in a period of substantial economic and financial market uncertainty for the Euro area. With rising of the economic power of China, its impact on global economy has no doubt attracted great attention.  However, is emerging economy ready to be the next center of global economy?  Why innovation is the engine for long-term economic growth? How can innovation policy effectively promote entrepreneurship and stimulate innovation across the economic spectrum?  With great honor, we have invited high level executive from Intel as our keynote speaker, who will elaborate on Intel Ultrabook, the new generation of laptop promises to be a game changer. An elite list of distinguished executives from leading companies of green energy, consumer electronics, touch screen, and gesture recognition such as Cypress and JDS Uniphase will be our conference speakers.  They will share their decade of experience and visions on how technological innovation can continue empowering future industry growth.  Please come and join us for this enlightening event in Silicon Valley.   You will certainly find it rewarding by learning and interacting with our distinguished speakers and fellow professionals.
  Delicious snacks and drinks will be served during the break time. Election of NACSA Board of Directors will be held at the end.
  For information about NACSA and its past and current events, please visit



Next Round of Co-Evolution

between Silicon Valley and Taiwan

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012
Time:    12:30 - 5:00 pm Keynote Speech and Panel Discussions.

            5:30 - 9:30 pm  Banquet, Keynote Speech and Music
Venue:   CTCC

             4405 Fortran Court

             San Jose, CA 95134

Cost:    Afternoon:       Free Admission

           Banquet:           $25, Members and General Public

                                   $15, Full-time Students

RSVP:   Purchase tickets from TAITA-SV or Young TAITA Officers

            Or reserve on the TAITA-SV web site


Program Highlight [1]

1:15 pm

Opening Ceremony
VIP Addresses

1:35 pm

Keynote Speech "The Smart City Solution - Green SELECT"
Dr. Lai-Juh Chen, President of Solar Business Operation,
AU Optronics Corporation, Taiwan

2:35 pm

Keynote Speech Subject TBD
Mr. William Chang, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Stryker (NYSE: SYK)

3:35 pm

Panel Discussion 1
IT / Cloud Computing

Panel Discussion 2
Bio Technology / Medical Devices


Dr. Huang Lee

Dr. Keelung Hong


1)         Dr. Shioupyn Shen, CEO, CloudMosa
2)         Hartie Chang, CHT Global
3)         David Weng, Partner of Innobridge
4)         Stanley Chien, CEO, Kono

1)         Dr. Marietta Wu, Burrill & Company
2)         Charley Lu, BD Manager, TLC
3)         Janet McNicholas, K&L Gates
4)         Steven Chang, Stanford University

5:30 pm

Banquet Check-in

6:00 pm


7:20 pm

Business Program, Recognition of Sponsors, Transition of BOD Members

7:50 pm

Keynote Speech Subject TBD
Mr. Charles Liang, Founder, President, CEO and Chairman
Super Micro Computers, Inc., San Jose CA

8:40 pm

Music Program

9:15 pm

Closing Remarks


[1] Tentative Program, subject to refinements, please consult with for the updated program



Meeting with Silicon Valley Talents by Zhejiang Ningbo Cixi Delegation

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012
Time:    10:45am - 14:00pm
Venue:   Dynasty Seafood Restaurant
             10123 North Wolfe Rd. #1688
             Cupertino, CA 95014
             (inside VALLCO SHOPPING mall)

Cost:     FREE Admission

RSVP:    Please click here

  Zhejiang Ningbo Cixi government will hold an event at Seafood Dynasty Restaurant at Cupertino in noon time on 5/19, Saturday, to meet Silicon Valley talents for their favorable policies toward oversea talents for startups or cooperation with private sectors in Cixi. Cixi has constantly been the No. 1 standing in Zhejiang province in terms of its economic strength. Their great variety of manufactures with already established huge markets offer a great invitation to oversea talents looking for opportunities to startup or cooperate with local private sectors.  For details and registration, please visit


22nd Monte Jade Annual Conference - Unlocking the Interlocked World

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Time:    12:00pm - 5:00pm / Dinner Banquet 6:00pm -9:15pm
Venue:   Santa Clara Convention Center
             5001 Great America Pkwy
             Santa Clara, CA 95054
RSVP:    Please contact  


12:00-1:00pm: Registration & Networking.
1:00 - 1:10pm: Welcome Remarks.
1:10 - 2:00pm: Keynote Speech - "Innovation: Past, Present, and Future"
2:00 - 3:10pm: "Cloud" Panel
3:10 - 3:40pm: Networking & Coffee Break (30 minutes)
3:40 - 4:50pm: "Litigation" Panel / "Social Media" Panel.
4:50 - 6:00pm: Networking & Exhibits, Cocktails
6:00 - 7:00pm: Dinner
7:00 - 7:15pm: Transition of Officers
7:15 - 7:45pm: Keynote Speech
7:45 - 9:15pm: Entertainment - "D Major" Peng and Friends, Dances with Live Band and Singing.
9:15pm: Final Door Prizes.

Lei Ding ( Founder of NetEase , CEO) As A Guest speaker

 For THAA-NC 30th Birthday Celebration Ceremony

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Time:    1:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue:   Intel Headquarter

            SC12 Auditorium

            3600 Juliette Ln.

            Santa Clara, CA 95054


COST:    Free


Keynote speech:

  Lei Ding£¬Founder/CEO, NetEase (

  Lai-Juh Chen£¬President of Solar Business Operation/Former CEO, AUO


Panel Discussion:

  JinLing Wang, CTO, / Announce Media

  YuQing Zhang, President, InnoSpring / Co-founder, TEEC Angel Fund

  DaCheng Wang, Founder Partner, Acorn Campus Ventures

  FanJian Kong, Founding Managing Partner, Vivo Ventures

  Jun (Alex) Gao, VP of Product Marketing, Vobile



  1:00-1:30pm Registration and Opening Remarks

  1:30-2:15pm Opening Keynote: Lei Ding

  2:15-2:45pm Tsinghua 101th Anniversary & THAA-NC 30th Birthday Celebration Ceremony

  2:45-3:30pm Panel Discussion: Tsinghua¡¯s new opportunities and challenges for the new 100 years.

  3:30-3:45pm Q&A

  3:45-4:30pm Closing Keynote: Dr. Lai-Juh Chen


Entrepreneur Thought Leader Mentor Program -

Essential Elements for successfully Launching a New Venture

Date: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Time:    6:00pm - 8:45pm
Venue:  Fenwick & West, LLP,

           801 California Street,

           Mountain View,  CA
RSVP & Cost: Please Visit

                   On-Site payment $5.00 addition. Dinner included. Extra early-bird discount expiring on May 18.



  Tim Wilson, General Partner, Artiman Venture; Sherman Ting,

  President and Board Director of Sand Hill Angels. More speakers¡­



 6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration and Dinner

 6:30pm - 7:15pm Presentation

 7:15pm - 8:00pm Panel Discussion

 8:00pm - 8:45pm Investor/Entrepreneur Round Table Mentor


  Entrepreneurs, who like to have round table chat with the investors, please register early to reserve your seat to pitch to the investors. Only 10 spots are available for entrepreneurs to have one-on-one conversation with the investors.




Mobile Monetization

Date: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Time:    6:00pm - 9:30pm
Venue:  Google Campus
            Building 40, 2nd Floor, Room:  Seville Tech Talk
            1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
            Google Inc.
            Mountain View, CA
RSVP and Cost:                  Member      Non Member 
                        This Event    Free              $10          
                        Walk-Ins      $20              $20     


Event Contacts:

Event Introduction
   Mobile is booming and Mobile Monetization is becoming more challenging: Mobile Ads, Mobile API, Mobile Commerce, in-app purchase, and etc. How to turn your mobile applications to real revenue machines and sustain your business for long term?
  Come and join our mobile monetization event on May 30, 2012, where industry experts and leaders share their experience and secret weapon in enabling mobile monetization. As an audience, you will have the opportunity to connect with successful entrepreneurs, investors and talented mobile developers.



Thank you for your kind attention and generous support.  We look forward to seeing you at CASPA events.




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