Momentum Building Year for RFID (RFID Smart Labels USA 2008)

Mr George Everhart, CEO
Alien Technology, United States


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Presentation Summary

The momentum for RFID is building in key segments such as Transportation, Lifesciences, Retail and CPG -- with continued growth with Government and Defense. RFID is solving real-world business problems for vertical markets and horizontal applications such as manufacturing and asset tracking. This year, RFID will start to go mainstream and become an accepted part of a company's technology solution for growth and profitability.

Speaker Biography (George Everhart)

George W. Everhart joined Alien in January 2007. Mr. Everhart has over 25 years of executive leadership experience with specific expertise in leading high growth phases of industry leading technology companies. Everhart has held CEO and sales and marketing executive positions with both small startup companies in emerging markets, and large multinational companies, experiencing a rapid pace of growth. He has extensive experience in global markets as well as the domestic U.S. market.
Everhart recently held CEO positions with early stage startup companies, SealedMedia and Onesecure, where he led successful company funding and expansion and established both companies as recognized leaders in their markets. Previously, Everhart was Sr.VP, Worldwide Sales & Service for 3COM Corporation, managing the Americas, Asia/Pacific, and EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) business activities as well as the 1,000 person global service organization. Prior, Everhart was President & CEO, Fujitsu PC Corporation, where he led the company's market entry and rapid growth in the notebook PC business. Everhart also held a series of executive leadership positions with Apple Computer during the company's fast growth years, 1987-1996, including VP US Sales, VP & GM PC Business Division, and VP Business & Government Sales. Everhart's early career included marketing, sales, and business management positions with The Braegen Corporation and Memorex Corporation.
Mr. Everhart has been active in industry, government, and education associations as well holding both board and advisory positions. He was a member of the "Highway One Committee" to assist in the automation of Congress. He currently is a member of the Board of Fellows at Santa Clara University.
Mr. Everhart holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology, and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara University.

Company Profile (Alien Technology)

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Founded in 1994, Alien Technology is a passive RFID industry pioneer and leading provider of high-quality RFID innovations, technologies and products. Alien solves the Identification of Things™ (IoT) through the provision of UHF passive RFID transceiver chips, tags, inlays & labels, fixed & mobile readers and a full range of related professional services. These solutions are implemented in industries such as consumer packaged goods, retail apparel, manufacturing, transportation, airports and cargo logistics, government and defense and more. Alien's facilities include corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA; the Alien RFID Solutions Center in the Dayton, OH region; and sales offices in Brazil, China, Italy and Singapore.
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