Tom Werner


Thomas Werner brings significant experience with technology companies, especially in the renewable energy and semiconductor sectors. Mr. Werner was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of SunPower Corporation, a leading global solar energy company, from 2003 until 2020, and Chairman of the Board from 2011 until 2021. Before joining SunPower, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Light Machines, Inc., an optical solutions subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, from 2001 to 2003. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Werner served as Vice President and General Manager of the Business Connectivity Group of 3Com Corp., a network solutions company. He has also held a number of executive management positions at Oak Industries, Inc. and General Electric Co. Mr. Werner currently serves as a board member of Cree, Inc., a LED manufacturer, and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. He served as a member of the board of directors of Silver Spring Networks, a provider of smart grid applications, from March 2009 to January 2018.

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