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William Albano
Works at HWTrek
Attended University of Washington
Lives in taipei
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"This [HWTrek Asia Innovation Tour] trip provided me with lots of resource on the manufacturing process and access to billion dollar companies,” Raymond Lo CTO of Meta.
https://www.hwtrek.com/events/asia_innovation_tour_2016-q4
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I interviewed the CTO of +Betternet, creators of +Betterspot, a VPN router that launches on +Kickstarter tomorrow
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Journey to the heart of manufacturing in China & Japan. Learn the art of production from the masters, Nov 2-8. Apply now, deadline soon. https://www.hwtrek.com/events/asia_innovation_tour_2016-q4?gplus #IoT #hardware #electronics #manufacturing #supplychain
HWTrek Asia Innovation Tour 2016, an biannual member exclusive event where hardware innovation meets technological expertise. Coming to Shenzhen, Kyoto, and Osaka on Nov 2-8, 2016.Apply Today!
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I just wrote a blog post about part one (Shenzhen) of our manufacturing and supply chain tour to China last spring.
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I interviewed +Ksenia Vinogradova about +FlipFlic, prototyping, design, sourcing & supply chain, entrepreneurship for hardware startup founders, and more.
Over the course of the past two years, HWTrek hosted 80 hardware creators and accelerators to visit Taiwan, Beijing, and Shenzhen on Asia Innovation...
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I interviewed +Jesse Vincent and +Tarika Bhartiya about developing with and for +Autodesk Fusion 360.
 
Autodesk Fusion 360: Creator & Expert Profiles https://blog.hwtrek.com/autodesk-fusion-360-creator-expert-profiles/
We reached out to a Creator and Expert on the HWTrek platform to learn more about how they are using or creating for Autodesk...
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I interviewed Anton Zriashchev, CEO of Glance Clock, whose Indiegogo campaign has raised nearly $200,000 (400% of their goal) with a month still left to go.
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I interviewed +Johann Kok of South Africa, Founder of +SeeBox — a device to help teach kids engineering, very cool.
Over the course of the past two years, HWTrek hosted 80 hardware creators and accelerators to visit Taiwan, Beijing, and Shenzhen on Asia Innovation Tour...
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I am curating a page on +Kickstarter of many of the campaigns by members of our hardware development ecosystem community on HWTrek. Check 'em out.
 
Check out our curated page on Kickstarter that highlights some of the crowdfunding campaigns by members of the HWTrek hardware development ecosystem community.
https://www.kickstarter.com/HWTrek
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A quick post by me about Hexiwear IoT and wearable development kit. Find out how to get a free sample.
 
Accelerate IoT and wearable device development time with Hexiwear.
With limitless applications, what will you build?
https://blog.hwtrek.com/accelerate-iot-and-wearable-device-development-time-with-hexiwear/
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Check out our manufacturing & supply chain workshop in Barcelona led by our Chief Project Mentor Martin Feuerhahn.
 
Join HWTrek workshop in Barcelona, Spain, September 8. Organized with KIC InnoEnergy.
https://blog.hwtrek.com/join-hwtrek-workshop-in-barcelona-spain/
The HWTrek workshop is back in Europe! Together with KIC InnoEnergy, we are organizing a workshop for hardware creators in the beautiful city of Barcelona,...
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American in Taipei. I help hardware startups develop, manufacture, & bring products to market @HWTrek. Married @ChineseMedicine. Dad. Geek from Omaha.
Introduction

American in Taipei. I help hardware startups develop, manufacture, & bring products to market @HWTrek. Married @ChineseMedicine. Dad. Geek from Omaha.

On Twitter, I curate (a lot of) news about China (including greater China) generally and with special focus areas such as technology and startups, film and art.

A geek from Omaha. First computers: Apple II+/e/c.

Bragging rights
niubi! | niubi.com - 1st 24/7 Chinese rock music webcast (2000)
Education
  • University of Washington
    China Studies, 1993 - 1996
  • Creighton University
    Political Science; Philosophy, 1989 - 1992
  • Beijing Language and Culture University
    Chinese, 1996 - 1997
  • Beijing Film Academy
    Chinese Film History, Criticism & New Media, 2006 - 2006
  • Yunnan Normal University
    Chinese, 2005 - 2007
  • Indiana University Bloomington
    Chinese - EASLI, 2002 - 2002
  • Creighton Preparatory School
    1984 - 1988
  • Boston University
    1987 - 1988
    Archaeology, Philosophy, Political Science
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Global marketing and business development at a Taipei-based hardware startup
Employment
  • HWTrek
    Director of Digital Engagement, 2012 - present
  • niubi! | niubi.com
    founder, 1999 - present
  • Lilee Systems
    Technical & Marketing Communications/Social Media Manager, 2010 - 2014
  • Wildmind Corp.
    Global Marketing Manager, 2009 - 2010
  • IEI Technology Corp.
    Senior Technical/Marketing Writer, 2007 - 2009
  • The Resource Company
    Vice President, Co-Founder, Board Member, 1996 - 2002
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Currently
taipei
Previously
omaha, nebraska - brooklyn, new york - seattle - kunming - taipei - beijing
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