Aspen Ideas Festival

Applied Materials

Aspen Ideas Festival Follow-up

The Aspen Ideas Festival has been an amazing opportunity to see what some of the greatest minds in the world are doing to help the world innovate and progress. Applied Materials’ focus was on how our high-tech manufacturing has the potential to re-energize the U.S. manufacturing sector (watch Applied Materials Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter’s talk here). Other topics discussed have ranged from encouraging consumers to be green to redefining the purpose and goals of higher education.
Can the U.S. Innovate Without Manufacturing?

Can the U.S. Innovate Without Manufacturing?

Applied Materials Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter was featured in The Atlantic discussing U.S. innovation and manufacturing with David Bradley, publisher of The Atlantic during a conversation on “Creating America’s Next Great Industries” at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Below is a short excerpt from the article.
Aspen Ideas Festival: Creating America’s Next Great Industries

Aspen Ideas Festival: Creating America’s Next Great Industries

Today Applied Materials’ CEO Mike Splinter took part in a well-known global thought-leader forum: The Aspen Ideas Festival. Dedicated to the notion that bringing the major policy, business and social leaders of the world together can lead to more meaningful discussion and action, Applied is proud to be able to take part in such a prestigious event. Specifically, we’re excited to connect with people who, just like us, want to create a cleaner, brighter future for everyone.