Director, Market Strategy
With an extensive background in business, product development, and entrepreneurship in the high-tech industry, Leon develops product and commercialization strategies and evaluates emerging technologies and market opportunities at PARC. He currently focuses on the areas of digital health & healthcare, cleantech & energy, digital manufacturing and advanced electronics.
Before joining PARC, Leon was a director at Microchip Technology, where he led a team responsible for product management, product marketing, and worldwide business development. Prior to Microchip, he was a chip design lead at several networking semiconductor startups, including Centillium Communications, which went IPO in year 2000.
Leon received his MBA from Harvard Business School and B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley. He has six U.S. patents.
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Mobile Health Disruption Has Already Begun
posted 26 March 2014
The Next Manufacturing Revolution Is Not 3D. It’s Software
posted 14 June 2013
Recharging Japan’s Dominance in Lithium-ion Batteries
posted 19 March 2013
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PARC Sees Opportunities for Printed Electronics
27 February 2014 | Printed Electronics Now
3 Ways 3-D Printing Could Transform Your Office
2 February 2014 | Real Business
Does 3D Printing Work with Wiring?
1 October 2013 | Assembly Magazine
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Pacific Crest Summit on Innovation
5 March 2014
this event is closed to the public
Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo
10 July 2013 | Chicago, IL
3D Printing and Scanning SIG Event: Printed Intelligence
30 April 2013 | Palo Alto, CA