Questex Announces the Fierce Technology Group 2021 Advisory Board; Distinguished Thought Leaders in the Sensors and Electronics Industry Collaborate to Shape and Guide Events and Community Content

Sensors Converge Rescheduled for September 21-23, 2021 in San Jose, California

NEW YORK, May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Questex today announces the Fierce Technology Group 2021 Advisory Board, a group of distinguished thought leaders in the sensors and electronics industry who are collaborating to shape and guide Sensors Converge, virtual events and the Fierce Electronics communities.

“We are fortunate to collaborate with a talented group of advisors to guide the foundation of both our events and content. We are deeply committed to delivering an event that meets the needs of the sensors and electronics community and the Board’s deep knowledge and expertise plays an important role,” said Charlene Soucy, Senior Director, Sensors and Electronics at Questex.

The 2021 Sensors Converge Advisory Board:

  • Jennifer Zhao, ams AG
  • Zachary Whitman-Allen, Amazon Lab126
  • Jake Galbreath, Arable Labs, Inc.
  • Catherine Liao, Blumio
  • Meeta Roy, Bose Corporation
  • Cameron Chell, Draganfly
  • Peter Torelli, EEMBC
  • Melanie Daniels, Intel Corporation
  • Chris Svec, iRobot
  • Jack Gold, J. Gold Associates, LLC
  • Andy Goldenson, Google
  • Raj Bridgelall, North Dakota State University
  • Rob Oshana, NXP Semiconductors
  • Brian Zahnstecher, PowerRox
  • Kapil Kamra, Qualcomm
  • Roger Grace, Roger Grace Associates
  • Kenneth L. Graham, Rolls Royce
  • Johannes Winkelmann, Sensirion
  • Mary Ann Maher, softMEMS
  • Anthony DePaolantonio, Tesla
  • Mike Anderson, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Phil Cheetham, United States Olympic Committee
  • Chris Jensen, Velentium
  • Walt Maclay, Voler Systems
  • Neomar Giacomini, Whirlpool Corporation
  • Will Tu, Xilinx

Sensors Converge is the only in-person event covering the biggest design engineering trends. The event has recently been rescheduled and will now take place September 21-23, 2021 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Click here to register.

From sensors and chips to the cloud, Sensors Converge covers the technologies and applications driving innovation today. Event highlights include: immersive education through a dynamic educational experience comprised of technical sessions and tutorials conducted by subject matter experts and speakers with practical experience; live training workshops with deep dives into specific technologies presented by speakers and trainers with technical expertise; interactive tech zones & demos on the expo floor; a theater of touchless technology; an Expo Hall with over 200 suppliers showcasing hundreds of the latest sensor technologies; and in-person networking.

“It is a privilege to have the opportunity to collaborate with other industry leaders in creating a strong foundation for the Fierce Technology Group events and content,” said Johannes Winkelmann, Head of Global Developer Ecosystem at Sensirion. “We at Sensirion are excited to showcase our newest and most innovative technologies and applications at Sensors Converge in September and welcome the addition of the virtual Sensors Innovation Week, which is an important step on the journey towards uniting the sensors and electronics community globally."

“I am so pleased to have been asked to participate on the Fierce Technology Group Advisory Board and support the strategic planning of 2021 events and content,” said Neomar Giacomini, EES Components Leader, Whirlpool Corporation. “Sensors Converge is where I come to meet engineers and learn about the latest technology applications. I’m excited to have the opportunity to immerse myself in the Sensors Converge learning experience and hear from real engineers sharing real stories and also have the opportunity to explore the exhibit hall and see hundreds of the latest sensor technologies in action.”

Sensors Converge offers two registration options. The All-Access Pass provides access to the entire event and the Expo Hall Pass offers access to the Expo Hall only. Early bird rates end July 30. For more information, visit:

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About Sensors Converge
For 36 years, Sensors Expo & Conference has brought together the design engineering community to network, share ideas, and define the future roadmap for the sensors industry. In 2021, we’re excited to curate a live, in-person experience called Sensors Converge, where the industry can come together, safely, to collaborate and conduct business. Sensors Converge is part of the Fierce Technology Group, a division of Questex, which also produces the Best of Sensors Awards, Fierce Sensors, and daily content and newsletters on Fierce Electronics at

About Questex
Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

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