GaN Systems CEO Articles

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

By Paul Wiener, VP of Strategic Marketing for GaN Systems 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.…

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,…

Article: “Driving GaN technology Into Automotive Designs”

This article was originally published by EE Times on June 7, 2018.    The announcement of a deal with ROHM at this years PCIM exhibition put a lot of focus on US startup GaN Systems. Nick Flaherty talks to CEO Jim Witham: The second source deal with ROHM, a leading automotive supplier, is a key step…

Article: “Achieving Data Center Energy Efficiency: Solutions Must Be Widely Adopted” – Part 2

A business culture of energy responsibility must be built that sits alongside current data center practices of reliability and profitability. In the first part of this series, the relationship between today’s data-driven world and the unprecedented growth in data centers was explored. Energy consumption and energy efficiency now need to be seen as important business criteria for…

Article: “Achieving Data Center Energy Efficiency: Solutions Must Be Widely Adopted” – Part 1

With as much as 40 percent of the total operational costs for a data center coming from the energy needed to power and cool its racks of servers, energy inefficiencies encountered in power conversation are not to be overlooked. Data centers are now firmly established as a cornerstone of today’s global economy. They allow for…