FREMONT, Calif.--Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, today announced that it has appointed marketing veteran Todd Antes to the role of Senior Vice President of Marketing. Todd will report directly to CEO Jeff Parker and work closely with the sales and product development teams.
“Todd brings extensive marketing experience to Soraa and will play a key role in driving the company’s next phase of growth into full spectrum, smart and connected lighting,” said Jeffrey Parker, CEO of Soraa.
Most recently, Todd was Vice President at Qualcomm, where he was responsible for the strategy, product roadmap and go-to-market activities for the company’s Networking, and Connected Home/Office/IoT products. Prior to Qualcomm, Todd was the Vice President of Marketing at Atheros Communications, which grew to become the world’s largest supplier of Wi-Fi technology and chipsets prior to its acquisition by Qualcomm in 2011. Additionally, he has held several executive marketing leadership positions at small startups through large, public technology companies—including Philips and AirPrime (acquired by Sierra Wireless).
“I’m excited to join Soraa and have the chance to work with such a brilliant team and technologies,” said Antes. “I look forward to applying my marketing experiences in IoT and connected products to help the company deliver truly innovative LED lighting to more customers around the world."
To learn more about Soraa, their products and their team, visit www.soraa.com.
Pioneering lamps using LEDs built from pure gallium nitride substrates (GaN on GaN™), Soraa has made ordinary lighting extraordinarily brilliant and efficient. Soraa’s full spectrum GaN on GaN™ LED lamps have superior color rendering and beam characteristics compared to lamps using LEDs created from non-native substrates. Founded in 2008, Soraa is located in Fremont California, where it manufactures its GaN on GaN™ LEDs in the company’s state-of-the-art facility. For additional information, please visit www.soraa.com and follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.