Pete Mueller

Principal Engineer / Senior Technologist, Intel Corporation

Pete Mueller is currently working in the Client Computing Group at Intel and is responsible for ecosystem enabling for touch and stylus technologies. He joined Intel in 1988 and has held positions in engineering, architecture and management. In 2001 he joined the Wireless Communication and Computing Group.  He worked on HW architecture and IO standards and was a member of the initial board of directors for MIPI. In 2004 Mr. Mueller joined the R&D team in the Ultra Mobility Group (which later became the Mobile and Communications Group) and was responsible for ecosystem enabling and tools for tablet and phone platforms.


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Jeff Lukanc

Senior Director of Integrated Display and Touch Products, Synaptics Inc.

Jeff Lukanc joined Synaptics in 2012 and is currently a Senior Director of Integrated Display and Touch Products. Prior to Synaptics, he was a Senior Director at IDT where he led product definition and development of DisplayPort based timing controllers, PCI Express switches, and MIPS based communications SoC product families. At VLSI Technology, Mr. Lukanc managed the Western Region Design Centers developing custom ASIC solutions.





Richard Kerslake-Smith

Programme Manager, Solomon Systech

Richard Kerslake-Smith focuses on the strategy and full lifecycle delivery of large format MaXTouch products and MaxStylus active stylus solutions and currently leads the development of In-cell products. With a varied range of management roles over the last 10 years he was responsible for large scale defence projects and in 2006 was responsible for the development of the first touch screen and ITSO Smartcard products to enter the British and Australian transport markets. Mr Kerslake-Smith holds an MBA in Engineering Management from Bradford University School of Business and a bachelor’s in Microelectronics and Computing. Mr Kerslake-Smith looks to promote and improve engineering competence in the UK and as such has held a number of positions within the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET, previously IEE).




Ritch Russ

Senior Manager, Innovation Sourcing, Lenovo Inc.

Ritch Russ has more than 20 years’ experience in the consumer electronic and electronic component business, with Sales, Marketing and Technical roles. Currently he is heading Lenovo’s Innovation Sourcing efforts into its next generation products.





Masayuki Miyamoto

Director of Touch Engineering, Wacom Co., Ltd.

Masayuki Miyamoto is currently working in Technology Solution Business Unit at Wacom and is responsible for pen and touch solution development for new device platforms. Before he joined Wacom in 2017, he led touch R&D in Electronic Components and Devices Group at Sharp Corporation for six years. He is serving as a technical program committee member of ISSCC since 2016.

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Premal Parekh

Hardware Engineer, Google Inc.

Premal Parekh has been working in the Sensors Group at Google and is responsible for leading the next generation Touch and Stylus development for Hardware products at Google. Premal led the development of the first stylus introduced on Google’s ChromeBook. He was the initial author for Chromebook Stylus performance requirements. Before joining Google in 2014, Premal worked at Amazon & BlackBerry in Touch HW Lead role.

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Jerry Tang

President, Waltop International Corp.

Jerry Tang currently serves as the President of Waltop. He serves as a mentor in the Bachelor Degree Program at the College of Technology Management of National Tsing Hua University. He also is a director at the Alumni Association of National Tsing Hua University and the EMBA Alumni Association of National Tsing Hua University. Prior to joining Waltop he held senior positions at UMC, ITE Tech and the MemoCom Corp.

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Maxwell Xiang

General Manager, Hanvon C-Pen Co.,Ltd.

Maxwell Xiang currently is the General Manager of Hanvon C-Pen, a holding subsidiary company of Hanwang Technology. Having previously served as CTO of Hanvon Pentech. Mr.Xiang has rich experience on R&D ,company management and marketing.Under his leadership, Hanvon C-Pen make a significant breakthrough whether on domestic market or international market.