September 2016 Reunion Event

Intel Japan Alumni held their 2nd reunion party in Ginza, Tokyo on September 24th 2016. Former IJKK president and VP of Intel SMG Denda-san kicked off the event, and several speakers made speeches to share their old memories of Bob Noyce and Andy Grove.

About a hundred attendees enjoyed this event, including over ten IJKK legends that joined Intel in the 1970’s, and over 20 members who just left this summer. The event theme incorporated the recognition of several significant anniversaries, including:

  • 45th Anniversary of the creation of the Japan Branch of Intel Corporation
  • 45th Anniversary of the Intel 4004 Microprocessor
  • 40th Anniversary of the creation of Intel Japan K.K.
  • 35th Anniversary of the opening of the Tsukuba Site

An IAN Overview was presented, and the special video of the Andy Grove Memorial Tribute was shown.

This event represents the culmination of six months of work by the eleven member core team and over twenty volunteers who worked to make this event a great success. The six months of planning was considered a great opportunity for the team members to enjoy working together again.

The team is now reviewing the critiques and score sheets to begin planning how they will utilize continuous improvement to make future events even better!