ASQ Silicon Valley Section 0613 2018-02-13T20:27:19+00:00

ASQ Silicon Valley Section 0613

ASQ Silicon Valley Section is celebrating over 50 years of partnering in quality!  – since 1965

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ASQ Silicon Valley Section

Monthly Dinner Forum February 21,

Radiation Sterilization from Design to Production

Speaker: Jeff Sauter

Jeff Sauter is Director Business Development for Steri-Tek, a high-volume E-beam/X-Ray contract sterilizer and R&D innovation center serving the medical device, biotech, pharmaceutical, and other industries.

Having 20+ years’ experience within the medical device industry, Jeff collaborates with medtech and biotech start-ups and multinationals alike to achieve optimal E-beam/X-Ray sterilization and processing throughput of their medical device, combination



NEW! ASQ SV and ITU Speaker Series – Session Three: Artificial Intelligence

A New Series in the ongoing Partnership of ASQ SV & ITU on Quality: Integrating Quality into Emerging Technologies: IOT, Machine Learning & AI

Join us as experts in the field of Artificial Intelligence share on February 15th, 2018.

Keynote Speaker Tony Nguyen, AI SME at CISCO Systems and expert panelists. 

Panel members include: Dan Esbensen, CTO TotalSynch, LLC and Axel Kloth, CEO Scalable Systems Research Labs, moderated by Indra Desai. 

This series will address challenges in each of these technologies with a keynote speaker, a panel of experts and networking with experts in the field.

Time:  5 – 8pm                                     Place: ITU, 2711 First Street, San Jose, CA.

 Program Description

The fast moving change environment we live in has presented many challenges to our population – from how we manage job and industry losses to how we educate our work force to survive in the changed environment and how we plan our business strategy to succeed in the new world we have created. This series will address three areas of technology emerging in Silicon Valley and related Silicon geographies: the Internet of Things (IOT), Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Feb. 15th, 2018,  Event Registration: Register Now!


Praveen Gupta | ASQ Fellow        

Letter from the Chair    

Welcome to ASQ Silicon Valley! With over 1000 members, who are working across industries in Silicon Valley and making an impact, we welcome new members from emerging industries including Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud Computing, Internet Security, Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning. We host monthly meetings, mini-conferences, industry focus groups, and special activities. Members from this section have contributed to the quality improvement in semiconductors, manufacturing, medical device, software development, and automotive industries.  This sometimes has taken the form of providing with expertise in ISO 9001/13485/14001 like quality or environmental standards for automotive, medical devices, telecommunication, aerospace or other industries, or contributing in daily work at over 200 other companies like Abbott, Amazon, Apple, Cisco, Genentech, Genomic, Google, Intel, Tesla or Xilinx.

I encourage you to get involved & make the quality impact together.

Praveen Gupta
ASQ Fellow


ASQ Silicon Valley Education Program 

Welcome to our Recertification and Education Program Chair – Michele Harms!

Education Program Description

The ASQ Silicon Valley (ASQ SV) Education Program, was initiated in 1997 to support the education and training needs of those interested in quality.  The curriculum provides training in areas covering ASQ certification preparation, ISO Standards, Regulatory requirements, statistical topics and many related areas of quality. The Program is managed and administrated by the Education Committee under the direction of the Education Chair. It includes several methods of classes: classical face to face, web-based/online, and courses customized for specific organizations.

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