Indium Corporation has announced that Ross Berntson, President and COO, will deliver the keynote presentation at TestConX, to be held May 1-4, in Mesa, Ariz., US.
Berntson will be presenting on Monday, May 2 at 9 a.m.
In Metallurgy: The Renewed Fulcrum of Innovation, Berntson will examine how metallurgists today are liberated to explore the periodic table and the unique properties of metals to create solutions for the demanding electronics assembly industry.
The solutions included enhanced reliability, reduced carbon footprints, increased thermal performance, and rapid assembly and prototyping. Berntson will discuss how together companies can keep the innovations flowing and enable materials science to change the world yet again.
Berntson believes the best driver of innovation is a shared vision and work environment where employee ingenuity and creativity can flourish. As president and chief operating officer for Indium Corporation, Ross oversees global sales, marketing, technical support, operations, engineering, human resources, and product R&D.
He sees each individual as playing an integral role in the company’s future and seeks to help employees define and achieve their full potential. With enthusiasm, he encourages teammates to turn uncertainty into opportunity.
Berntson applies his expertise in materials science and technology to the exploration of new niche markets and applications trends. Strategic expansion into numerous and diverse markets has also added to Indium Corporation’s stability and strength.
He is a strong proponent of the company’s core belief that materials science changes the world—that almost every great advancement in technology can be attributed to a breakthrough in materials science.
In support of this, the company’s sales, technical, R&D, and support teams are committed to collaborating with customers on the challenges facing our industry and supporting customer product innovation.
One of his high priorities has been investments in new tools and systems that anticipate the ever-increasing demands for electronics and semiconductor equipment.
This includes a corporate commitment to support continuing growth in automotive electronics and autonomous vehicles through the development of superior materials for increasingly powerful processors.
Berntson is an active member of numerous industry organizations, including IPC, iNEMI, International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society, and the Surface Mount Technology Association.