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Cree is an innovator of semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications, lighting-class LEDs, and LED lighting solutions.  The company's product families include LED fixtures and bulbs, blue and green LED chips, high-brightness LEDs, lighting-class power LEDs, power-switching devices, and RF devices.  Cree products are driving improvements in applications like general illumination, electronic signs and signals, power supplies, and solar inverters.

Chuck Swoboda, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year Company was Formed: 1987
 

Company Trivia:
Cree claims to be the first to do the following:

  • offer GaN HEMTs for 4G communications
  • offer GaN HEMTs for 5-GHz WiMAX/LTE
  • achieve record wideband efficiencies
  • break 400 W with a single GaN HEMT
  • offer GaN PA and LNA MMICs

Founders:  John Edmond, John Palmour, Neal Hunter, Eric Hunter, Calvin Carter, and Tommy Coleman

Corporate Website: http://www.cree.com/rf

Top Management:

Cengiz Balkas, Ph.D, Vice President and General Manager, Cree Power and RF

Ty Mitchell, Jr., Ph.D, Executive Vice President, Cree Lighting

Norbert Hiller, Executive Vice President, Cree Components

Adam Broome, Vice President and General Counsel

Greg Merritt, Vice President, Corporate Marketing

Bruce Renouard, Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development

Rob Glass, Vice President, Materials and Optoelectronics
 

Headquarters

4600 Silicon Drive
Durham,NC 27703
 

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