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EE 402A | Topics in International Technology Management, Fall Quarter 2009

Theme: Technology Strategies in Asian Business
Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:30 pm, September 24, 2009 – December 17, 2009
Free to the Public
Stanford University, Skilling Auditorium (Directions ยป)
Instructor: Richard Dasher (rdasher [at] stanford [dot] edu)
Available to Stanford students for one-unit credit as EE 402A

Course Syllabus

EE-402A Fall 2009-2010 Speaker Lineup

Date Speaker Title Flyers & Slides
9/24 Richard Dasher,
Consulting Professor, Director,
US-Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University
Technology Strategies In Silicon Valley and Asia: Contrasting Patterns of Open Innovation Flyer
Slides Part 1
Slides Part 2
10/01 Special Moderator
Dr. Avinash Agrawal,
Former Managing Director of Sun Microsystems' India Engineering Center
Bill Ihrie,
Former Senior VP and CTO of Intuit
Sandeep Sood,
Founder and Exec. Director of Monsoon Company
Panel Discussion:
Managing R&D Outsourcing In India
Avinash Agrawal Slide

Bill Ihrie Slide

Sandeep Sood Slide Part 1

Sandeep Sood Slide Part 2

Sandeep Sood Slide Part 3
10/08 Joseph Bach, Partner
Nixon Peabody L.L.P
Technology Strategies in Greater China: Intellectual Property Consideration. Flyer
10/15 Dr. Chang-Gyu Hwang, Advisor, Former CTO Samsung Electronics Convergence of Technologies: Ready for the Future? Flyer
10/22 Bye Week (No Seminar)    
10/29 Panel discussion with:

Mr. Toshiyuki "Tom" Kato, President, Presidio Ventures (Sumitomo group)

Dr. Etsuya "Etsu" Matsutani, Senior VP, Takeda Research Investment, Inc.

Mr. Nobuyuki "Nick" Koyama
Senior Manager, New Business R&D Olympus Corporation

Moderated by US-ATMC Director Prof. Richard Dasher

Japanese Corporate Venture Capital in Silicon Valley Flyer
Tom Kato(Presidio, Sumitomo) Slide

Etsu Matsutani, (TRI) Slide

Nick Koyama (Olympus) Slide

11/05 Ray Tsuchiyama, Advisor/Consultant
Former Head of Emerging Markets for Nuance Communications and Far East-based executive of Analog Devices,
Tegic Communications, and AOL/Time Warner
From Tokyo to Shanghai to Delhi: Developing Asia-Wide Technology Business Perspectives Flyer
11/12 Thillai Raj T. Ramanathan,
Vice President,
Software Development & Central Engineering,
Information Communication Technology Strategy for Malaysia Going Global Flyer

Slide Part 1

Slide Part 2

11/19 Panel Discussion with:

Dr. Shirley Chen, Founder and CEO, WinVivo
- Expert on sustainable health

Mr. Drew Clark, Director of Strategy,
IBM Venture Capital Group
- Expert on cleantech

Moderated by Prof. Richard Dasher, Director,
US-Asia Technology Management Center
Investing in Knowledge from Asia: Technology Areas and Opportunities Flyer
Chen Slide

Clark Slide

11/26 Thanksgiving - NO SEMINAR    
12/03 Closing Keynote
Dr. Shigeru Azuhata,
Vice President & Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd. and
General Manager Hitach Research & Development Group
Hitachi's R&D Strategy during the economic downturn Flyer
Azuhata Slide