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JHTC Event - From Abacus to iPhone to CrestaTV, 2/17

From: Tanya
Sent on: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 7:37 PM
JHTC Event - From Abacus to iPhone to CrestaTV, 2/17 PLEASE RSVP: HTTP://WWW.JHTC.ORG

From Abacus to iPhone to CrestaTV
Featuring George Haber

When: Tuesday, February 17th, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Where: Fenwick & West, 801 California St., Mountain View, CA

Regular Admission: $10
Student Admission: $5 (ID required)
Members Admission: Included (Join at

6:30 - 7:00: Networking, schmoozing and eating - Bring your job postings, business cards and resumes!
7:00 - 7:10: Welcome, committee news and other group business
7:10 - 8:30: Presentation and Discussion with our featured guests
8:30 - 9:30: Informal discussions and networking with our guests and each other

A light meal and soft drinks will be provided

About the Event
CrestaTV ( is a superb and fun TV 2.0 user experience, transforming your device (laptop or netbook) in to a Universal Broadcast receiver. TV, Radio and GPS always with you, on the go any time and any place. With CrestaTV The TV has left the building and everyone can enjoy Instant Live TV, Radio and GPS with the added power of the internet. Imagine making TV social again or combining YouTube live with Google Maps and superb navigation.

CrestaTV is the world's first and only Universal multi-standard TV, Radio and GPS receiver and is made possible by Programmable Broadband a combination of programmable RF and software defined wireless, leveraging new algorithms and the latest in multi-core processors.

About the Speaker
George Haber is a Visionary and successful Serial Entrepreneur, Marketing Guru and Strategist, with proven track record to vision, implement and manage High Tech companies from StartUp inception to M&A or IPO. He's an active Angel Investor in serious, innovative, disruptive technologies, including companies such as InterVideo, LucidLogix, Zoran, Class Data Systems and Aristo Technology, usually taking the Chairman or a Board role working with entrepreneurs to improve the world.

Haber started his career designing the first hardware accelerator ASIC for Daisy Systems before joining Sun Microsystems in 1989. At Sun, he designed and integrated the FPU in the UltraSPARC chip. He then helped design the 3-D graphics engine for SGI's INDY-2 professional workstation. In 1993, he co-founded CompCore Multimedia, a multimedia compression technology company that merged with Zoran, and in 1997 he launched GigaPixel, focused on 3-D graphics technology, which merged with 3Dfx in 2000. From[masked], he was founder, chairman and CEO of Mobilygen, creating multimedia processors for mobile and connected video markets.

George is frequently quoted by the press, speaker at national and international conferences, and one of the key people of the Xbox story as told By Dean Takahasi in the book Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution. He received his bachelor's degree in computer science and electrical engineering from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology..


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