Zuken Announces Former Navy SEAL Commander as Keynote Speaker at Annual Innovation Event

Zuken Innovation World 2015 Americas speakers confirmed

17 March 2015 Westford, MA, USA Zuken is pleased to announce Admiral Ray Smith as Keynote speaker for Zuken Innovation World (ZIW) 2015 Americas. Zuken’s annual user and technology conference will be held on June 1-3 at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, San Diego, California.

A Navy SEAL for 31 years, Admiral Ray Smith achieved extraordinary success through focused, participatory leadership; notably during a four-year tenure as Commander of the 2,300-man SEAL force. Smith will draw on these experiences to speak on: “Leadership, Teamwork and Innovation in High Stress Environments”.  

Amy Clements, ZIW Conference Manager said: “We’ve had a huge response so far from attendees, speakers and exhibitors. With more customers and partners than ever participating, this year’s event will offer an exceptional lineup of technology and innovation topics. The conference’s beautiful resort location on Coronado Island is also proving to be a draw!”

This year’s event will see an outstanding speaker lineup of customers, partners and technology pundits from companies including Ansys, Continental Automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, XJTAG and more.

As a user and technology conference, the sessions will cover both Zuken related topics as well as a variety of industry topics that include: EDA of the Future – Who’s Flying the Plane?; A Multistage “Power Integrity Surgery” for Designing Complex Automotive Electronic Control Units; 3D Multi-board Product-centric Design; and E3.cable – From Design To Field Diagnostics . Presentations will be delivered by customers, technologists, partners and Zuken engineering experts.

Networking is a pillar of Zuken Innovation World and one of the main benefits of attending the conference. There will be numerous networking opportunities throughout the event, including a one-of-a-kind dining experience aboard the USS Midway, the United States' longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century.

Hansel Frasier, Continental Automotive, commented: “I enjoyed the conference and meeting all the Zuken presenters. The location was first class…and our hosts were right on point; they were creative and full of energy,” following a previous ZIW Americas event.

Early Bird savings rates apply until April 17, 2015. For more information, including a full agenda and details of how to register, see www.zuken.com/ziw-us

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Amy Clements
PR Contact, Americas

Tel: 1 972-691-3284                                 
Email:
amy.clements@zuken.com
Twitter: @ZukenAmericas

About Zuken Innovation World

Zuken Innovation World conferences are our premier annual events for the Zuken community. Held in locations around the globe, these conferences bring together our customers and industry professionals in an environment that encourages networking, learning, and sharing of innovative ideas. The conferences were launched in the northern hemisphere fall of 2012 and now take place in the spring/fall timeframe, making this year’s events the third in the series. www.zuken.com/ziw

About Zuken 

Zuken is a global provider of leading-edge software and consulting services for electrical and electronic design and manufacturing. Founded in 1976, Zuken has the longest track record of technological innovation and financial stability in the electronic design automation (EDA) software industry. The company’s extensive experience, technological expertise and agility, combine to create world-class software solutions. Zuken’s transparent working practices and integrity in all aspects of business produce long-lasting and successful customer partnerships that make Zuken a reliable long-term business partner.

Zuken is focused on being a long-term innovation and growth partner. The security of choosing Zuken is further reinforced by the company’s people—the foundation of Zuken’s success. Coming from a wide range of industry sectors, specializing in many different disciplines and advanced technologies, Zuken’s people relate to and understand each company’s unique requirements. For more information about the company and its products, visit www.zuken.com .

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