Mr Peter Wambsganss, Director of Business Development - Europe Region
Mr David Schatz, Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Europe 2015 Presentation - WiTricity Corporation*
Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - WiTricity Corporation*
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Highly resonant wireless power transfer technology is now being successfully applied in automotive, consumer electronics, medical, industrial, and military applications. As the technology leader in the field, WiTricity Corporation will present an overview of the current state of the art in technology and applications.
Speaker Biography (David Schatz)
David joined WiTricity in 2008 as Director of Business Development and Marketing. Prior to joining WiTricity, David was V.P. of Corporate Development at Cognex Corporation, the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems. In this role, David led the acquisition and integration of 12 companies, contributing to the growth of Cognex to over $220M in annual revenues. David serves on the Advisory Boards of EnergyClimate Solutions, and Reify Corp., and is co-author of seven patents. David holds a B.S. (1979) in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, and an M.S. (1983) in Management from the Sloan School, MIT.
Company Profile (WiTricity Corporation)
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WiTricity Corp. was founded in 2007 to commercialize an exciting new technology for wireless electricity invented two years earlier at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A team of physicists, led by Professor Marin Soljačić, developed the theoretical basis for this method for wireless electric power transfer in 2005. Prof. Soljačić was recognized with a MacArthur Fellowship in September 2008. In addition, his work was recognized as one of the "Top Ten Emerging Technologies for 2008" by Technology Review, "Top 100 Science Stories of 2007" by Discover Magazine, and cited in The New York Times Magazine: "The Year in Ideas - 2007."