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REAL TIME WITH... IPC APEX EXPO 2019 SHOW & TELL MAGAZINE I I-CONNECT007 29 Morton International Inc.—and was group VP of the parent company until its acquisition (it is now part of DOW/Dupont). He is a 50-year veteran of IPC and was founding chair of the suppliers council, resulting in the found- ing of IPC APEX EXPO. Dan was also chair- man of IPC's government relations committee and honored with various awards including being inducted into the IPC Hall of Fame. He has spoken at numerous industry events and published hundreds of articles, columns, and webcasts. Dan also teaches computer technol- ogy for the Cyber Café and for S.C.O.R.E. His experience in international marketing, merg- ers and acquisitions, and technology-based business makes him uniquely suited to assist companies in today's highly competitive global environment. Happy Holden Happy Holden is the retired director of electron- ics and innovations for GEN- TEX Corporation. Formerly, he was the chief technical officer for the world's largest PCB fabricator—Hon Hai Precision Industries (Foxconn). Before Foxconn, Happy was the senior PCB technologist for Mentor Graphics and advanced technology manager at Nan Ya/ Westwood Associates and Merix. He previously worked at Hewlett-Packard for over 28 years as director of PCB R&D and manufacturing engineering manager. Happy has been involved in advanced PCB technologies for over 50 years. Pete Starkey Pete Starkey has over 45 years of experience in the PCB industry. An honours graduate in applied chem- istry with a research back- ground in materials science, he worked in the development of proprietary metal finishing processes and progressed through technical service and sales with multi- national supply houses. As the hands-on tech- nical and managing director of a leading UK PCB fabricator, he was recognised as a trend- setter and innovator. In his retirement, Pete has become a respected technical writer. He is a Fellow and council member of the Institute of Circuit Technology, an Honorary Fellow of the European Institute for the PCB Commu- nity, and a member of the European technical committee of the SMTA. Nolan Johnson Nolan Johnson's experi- ence includes a 30-year career focused almost entirely on electronics design and man- ufacturing. Nolan started his career as a software engineer at Mentor Graphics where he managed some of their initial OEM IC verification products. Later, Nolan managed and developed a series of technical training centers for ESI, Tektronix, and Synetics Solutions. In addition, Nolan has also held a variety of marketing and leader- ship positions at Clarity Visual Systems, Gen- eral Electric, Rumblefish, Planar Systems, and Sunstone Circuits. A graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in computer science, a close inspection of Nolan's college transcript reveals that most of his elective courses were English, literature, film, and writing courses— the result of a lifelong love of history and sto- rytelling. High School Students Salma Ramirez and Jocelynn Beltran Salma Ramirez, a junior, and Jocelynn Beltran, a senior, are journalism students from Mission Hills High School in San Diego, California, who participated in the IPC STEM Student Outreach program. S&T Salma Ramirez Jocelynn Beltran Salma Ramirez Jocelynn Beltran

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