GaN Systems CEO Articles

Supply Chain Lessons Learned From The Covid-19 Pandemic

Originally published on Forbes.com, this article by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham addresses what the last 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic have shown us about how we think about the supply chain. Read it in full here.  There’s no doubt that the tumultuous events of the past 18 months led to the massive disruption…

New levels of resilience, inclusion, and environmental health emerge from today’s power revolution

This column by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham originally appeared at VentureBeat, published on July 8, 2021. We are poised at the beginning of what may well be the most significant revolution in electric power since it was first used to light a few blocks of New York City 150 years ago. Global electricity demand…

Unique Challenges B2B Tech Companies Face In Moving From Early Adopters To The Mainstream

Published February 24, 2021, on Forbes, GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham writes on the widening chasm between early adopter and the mainstream, and how to bridge it.  Addressing the challenges that technology companies face in moving from early adopters to mainstream customers has been a topic of conversation among entrepreneurs since Geoffrey Moore wrote “Crossing…

Fierce Electronics: GaN Systems sees EVs making up 60% of GaN growth in coming years

Fierce Electronics published an interview February 15, 2021, with GaN Systems’ CEO Jim Witham. Read the full interview here.  Gallium nitride (GaN)-based power transistors make up a fraction of all power transistors used by industrial and auto customers today, but the technology is having a positive impact during a global chip shortage that has led…

A new way to test GaN reliability

Users need to know if the technology is reliable and does it work as it’s supposed to? By Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems Featured recently at Electronics Product & Technology, Jim Witham writes on the differences in testing GaN versus Silicon and a new approach to assessing reliability. Below is a preview of the…

Article: How GaN Is on the Fast Track for 2021

Jake Hertz interviews GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham for All About Circuits. Read the full piece here from December 19, 2020. 2020 ushered in a wave of GaN transistors in applications from automobiles to audio amplifiers. We talked with GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham to find out why he thinks 2021 could see even more…

Article: Test and Qualification Help Ensure the Reliability of GaN

Published in its entirety at EETimes.  By Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio, November, 12, 2020 It is a fact that GaN transistors have increased the performance of power systems while reducing the relative cost of components. But what about quality and reliability? In an interview with EE Times, Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems, highlighted how the…

Article: Here’s why GaN-based chargers are growing in popularity

Interest in GaN power chargers is at an all-time high Published in its entirety at Techradar.com.  By Jim Witham, CEO GaN Systems GaN (gallium nitride) power chargers had a significant presence at CES in 2020 – signalling that this year will see widespread interest and adoption in these smaller, faster charging, and more energy efficient…

Meet The Disruptors: Jim Witham of GaN Systems On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

Published October 16, 2020, by Authority Magazine, Tyler Gallagher speaks with Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems, as part of their series on business leaders who are shaking things up. Read the interview in full here. Thank you so much for doing this with us! Before we dig in, our readers would like to get…

Podcast: Jim Witham on “The All-GaN Vehicle and GaN in the Auto” for PSDcast

GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham joins the Power Systems Design PSDcast for a conversation focused on automotive and what’s next for GaN applications. Listen in here. The All-GaN Vehicle was developed by Nagoya University, with tech from GaN Systems, and it demonstrates the viability of GaN in the automotive space and any applications calling for…