The rise of the smartphone brings brands challenges as well as solutions. Davor Sutija explained to attendees at innoLAE2018 how near-field communication technologies provide a secure and simple connection between brands and consumers that advanced electronics fabrication units, like Thin Film Electronics in Silicon Valley, can now roll out at the scale of billion-unit volumes – a “perfect storm” of contributing factors that may bring ubiquitous near-field communication technologies to the marketplace.
About Davor Sutija
Davor Sutija is CEO of Thin Film Electronics ASA, and has worked with the company since January 2010. He graduated from the Jerome Fisher Management and Technology program at the Wharton School, before obtaining his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in Chemical Engineering, and was a Hertz Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley Labs. Since then, previous positions include Senior Vice President, Product Marketing, at FAST, a Microsoft subsidiary, and founding CEO at SiNOR AS, a producer of electronic and PV-grade silicon ingots. Currently a member of the Advisory Board for Orbotech, he has also served on the board for the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) from 2012 through 2015, as well as on the Board of Directors for a number of technology firms including SensoNor, Birdstep and Owera.
About Thin Film Electronics
Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”) provides both the hardware and cloud-based reporting and analytics for mobile marketing smart-packaging solutions based on near-field communications. Hardware components include printed tags, labels and systems that include sensors and wireless communication, with competitive costs-per-function for all products.
Publicly listed as a Norwegian company, Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”) has global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; and Shanghai. More details at Thin Film Electronics