GaN Systems CEO Articles

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

Top 2019 Trends Impacting the World’s Escalating Demand for Data and Power

An Explosion In Data-Intensive Technologies Such As IoT, AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain Will Mean Significant New Pressures To Meet Escalating Demand For More Power 点击查看简体中文版 OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 12, 2018: For the past several decades, the topic of ‘power’ has been consistently viewed as a challenge focused primarily on incremental improvement in making devices…

Students Take GaN From Design To Build At The China Power Supply Society Design Competition Sponsored by GaN Systems

Winners from the prestigious China Power Supply Association (CPSS) competition were honored at the organization’s annual meeting on November 7, 2018  by sponsor GaN Systems, the global leader of GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, alongside CPSS, China Power Society Science Popularization Committee, and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.  In support of worldwide innovation in…

Article: “Jim Witham of GaN systems talks about the future of wide-bandgap power devices”

This article was originally published in Power Electronics News by Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief, on October 14, 2018.    The revolution in power electronics design and development is going forward full tilt, and the expansion of the Cloud, Industry 4.0, and the migration to the electric vehicle (EV) is changing how people consider how energy is generated,…

Article: “Energy And Data: The Duo Defining Our Global Future”

This article was originally published in Forbes on October 2, 2018 by Jim Witham.   The last decade of global economic change has been driven largely by the forces of the internet and an unexpected cohort of companies that have irreversibly changed the behavior and expectations of business and society. Billions of smart consumer devices,…