Fremont, CA — Soraa has named lighting industry veteran Jeffery Parker as its new CEO.
Fremont, CA — Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, has appointed Jeffery (Jeff) Parker as its new chief executive officer.
“Jeff is a great addition to Soraa, his proven track record of driving innovative lighting products to the market is remarkable,” says Charles Giancarlo, chairman of Soraa. “Jeff’s drive to pursue fresh ideas and ability to think outside the box will pay immediate dividends. His energy, ingenuity and industry insight will chart a lucrative course for the company in the coming years. Our team at Soraa is looking forward to working with Jeff and leveraging his experience in the lighting industry.”
Before joining Soraa, Parker was a senior executive with Rambus, one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies, serving as president of the lighting and display technology division that was focused on producing LED lamps and fixtures. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of Global Lighting Technologies, an LED backlighting company. Parker grew that business to more than $100 million in revenue before selling the R&D division to Rambus in 2009 for $26 million. He also helped start Lumitex, a medical lighting company. Parker has more than 25 years of experience in the information display, LED, medical and lighting markets.
Founded in 2008, Soraa is located in Fremont, Calif. For more information, visit www.soraa.com