HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) April 15, 2019
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has announced that Micron Technology Inc. (MICRON) CEO & President, Sanjay Mehrotra, will join Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, in a fireside chat to discuss Micron’s new $3 billion manufacturing facility. Micron, which makes computer chips for smartphones, automobiles and other consumer products, plans to add 100,000 square feet of workspace to its 123-acre plant in Manassas, Va. In addition, the project is expected to create 1,100 new jobs for the region. The discussion will focus on advanced manufacturing capabilities, and building intelligent workforce to sustain and advance technology.
For more than 40 years, Micron’s memory and storage solutions have led to disruptive technologies and trends in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and autonomous vehicles across market segments like cloud, data center, networking, mobile and automotive.
Sanjay Mehrotra has served as Micron’s President & CEO since 2017. Prior to joining the company, Mehrotra was with SanDisk Corporation, an early pioneer in flash storage technology. Mehrotra was one of the original co-founders of SanDisk, helping lead the company from a start-up in 1988 to its eventual sale in 2016. Mehrotra also serves as the current Chair of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), a position he’s held since November 2018.
DATE: April 26, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration and networking
7:45 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program
LOCATION: Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner
REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Jake Lynn at 703-268-5153 or email JLynn(at)nvtc(dot)org.
Press credentials are required for entry.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.