Bell Labs' inventions had a fundamental impact on mankind. No other organization will be able to replicate that. There is something to be said of the environment created there so science could flourish. Although many other companies have R&D organizations, they are meant to affect the companies bottom line.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.