GaN Systems CEO Articles

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…

Article: GaN systems CEO sees bright future in automotive

This interview was posted in its entirety originally here on Fierce Electronics on 12/10/19.  GaN Systems, which manufactures high power gallium nitride systems, is banking that the technology’s performance advantages over silicon will help capture applications in growing areas such as automotive. “There is a lot of interest in areas such as industrial and electric…

Podcast: What a Wireless Power Future Will Look Like

Twenty years ago, everything was wired, says Jim Witham, CEO, GaN Systems, on this episode of the Insomnicat podcast. The next natural step is to cut the power cord. GaN Systems is making strides in this department toward the future of wireless technology. Bryan and Nicolette chat with Jim, diving into the potential for wireless…

Heavy industry is strong sector for GaN power semiconductors.

Listen: “Super Semiconductors” on the Energy Cast Podcast

This week GaN Systems‘ CEO Jim Witham appeared on the Energy Cast Podcast, a program focused on exciting technology and energy advancements. Listen to it here or on the podcast app of your choice. I’ll admit, I didn’t really know the difference between microprocessor semiconductors (Intel/AMD) and the power semiconductors developed by this week’s guest.…

Fifth Annual “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society Design Competition is Underway

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, May 28, 2019 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, is sponsoring the distinguished China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition, now underway with a record-breaking 40 engineering teams entering the competition from leading universities throughout China. GaN Systems recently participated in the kick-off ceremony at Tsinghua University…

The New Hardware Innovations Designed To Drive Industry 4.0

This article was originally published on Forbes.com on May 16, 2019 by Jim Witham, GaN Systems CEO. We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The first assembly lines introduced 100 years ago and the computers added 50 years later seem almost primitive as intelligent cyber-physical systems take their place on factory floors.…

GaN Systems’ CEO to Deliver PCIM Keynote on GaN and New Hardware Innovations Driving Industry 4.0

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, April 24, 2019 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced that its CEO Jim Witham will deliver a keynote at PCIM Europe, the leading international exhibition and conference for power electronics and its applications, in Nuremberg, Germany May 7-9, 2019. Witham’s presentation, “GaN and Industry…

Key Takeaways From Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC) 2019

As the premiere U.S. annual event in Applied Power Electronics, APEC focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business. More than 5,500 professionals from around the world attended this year’s conference, featuring more than 300 exhibiting companies with 50 countries represented. Gallium Nitride, GaN, was at the center of many discussions…

The Power Systems Behind A Greener Economy: A Q&A With Jim Witham, CEO Of GaN Systems

This article was originally published on Forbes.com on January 25, 2019 by Wal van Lierop, Forbes Contributor.    How do we reduce CO2 emissions quickly without throttling the global economy? Discussions about climate change inevitably return to this question. For a genuinely satisfying answer, I offer this conversation with Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems. GaN…

GaN Systems CEO, Jim Witham, Appears on Bloomberg to Discuss Gallium Nitride Semiconductors

Jim Witham, GaN Systems’ CEO, appeared on Bloomberg BNN’s Power Shift to discuss how using gallium nitride (GaN) can help increase the energy efficiency of electronic systems. Click here to view this video on Bloomberg BNN Power Shift’s website