John Neuffer — All Star 2021: It's times like these that industry associations are worth their weight in gold. But this is only true when the leadership is a heavyweight with knowledge, vision, and the relationship skills to turn challenges into opportunities. 2021 was the year a chip shortage threatened global supply chains. Few people knew what chips did until this year when many were losing their jobs. John led the SIA to bring to light a common understanding of the importance of semiconductors to the economy and the United States... Amazingly, they were able to get bipartisan support for it.