Milpitas, Calif., August 9, 2010-SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader in flash memory cards, today announced that SanDisk representatives will attend the fifth annual Flash Memory Summit to address some of the opportunities that lie ahead for the flash memory industry. The event runs August 17-19 at the Santa Clara Marriot in Santa Clara, California.
Eli Harari, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, will deliver a presentation titled, "Flashback, Flashforward" at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 18. Harari founded SanDisk in 1988 and has led the company for 22 years as it pioneered the major formats, products and technologies in flash memory.
"We are honored to have Eli give a talk at the 2010 Flash Memory Summit," said Tom Coughlin, president of Coughlin Associates and chairperson of the event. "SanDisk drove the major advancements that have turned flash into the ubiquitous technology that it is today. Now, as smartphones and tablet computers grow in popularity, flash is poised to continue transforming the consumer electronics landscape."
Other SanDisk speakers at this year's event include Elliot Broadwin, vice president, solutions, mobile network operators; Doron Meyersdorf, senior director, SSD; Doreet Oren, director, product marketing, SSD; Anu Murthy, senior manager, strategic business development, SSD; and Avi Klein, senior principle device engineer, memory technology.
SanDisk Corporation is the global leader in flash memory cards - from research, manufacturing and product design to consumer branding and retail distribution. SanDisk's product portfolio includes flash memory cards for mobile phones, digital cameras and camcorders; digital audio/video players; USB flash drives for consumers and the enterprise; embedded memory for mobile devices; and solid state drives for computers. SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 company, with more than half its sales outside the United States.
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