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 November 16,

“TL 9000, ICT Industry Quality Standard

Speaker: Mr. Stephen Choy
stephen-choySince joining Infinera in January 2008, Stephen focuses on implementing world class product quality and reliability at Infinera. During the past 24 years, he held quality management/engineering positions including responsibility for ISO/TL9000 implementation, corporate reliability program, customer satisfaction program, and supplier quality management.

Stephen is a certified quality engineer and senior ASQ member, serving in ASQ Silicon Valley Section 0613 leadership team. Stephen currently serves as New Member Process chair for OSWG and Americas region in QuEST Forum. He is also a TL9000 expert and contributor to TL9000 QMS requirements and measurements handbooks.

Previous to Infinera, Stephen was in quality/reliability engineering roles at Ericsson, Nortel Networks, Amber Networks, McAfee, Trimble Navigation, and Applied Materials.

Special EVENT! Your are invited to attend an ASQ Evening with Quality mini-conference on December 8, 2016 at 5:30 pm at ITU! This is a free event for ASQ members and students! Participate in classes on innovations in quality systems, the automotive industry, software tools, risk management and more!  See more info in the sidebar…ITU is located at 2711 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134.

Registration is open NOW! Register here.

ASQ Silicon Valley Education Program 

Welcome to our new Education Program Chair – Suzanne Geiss!


Susie Geiss studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. After receiving her Master’s, Susie moved to the US and worked for over 10 years at Jennings Technology in South San Jose. There she started as a Manufacturing Engineering and moved into Quality after about 5 years. As the QA Manager she led a team of Product Line Engineers. She currently works as a Quality Engineer for Fox Racing Shox in Scotts Valley, CA. She also holds a ASQ CSSBB certification. In her spare time Susie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, preferably outdoors. Welcome Susie!

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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