Global designer, developer and US-based manufacturer of proprietary power electronics and conversion systems run on Vertical tech, NexGen Power Systems has announced to onboard industry veteran Ganesh Guruswamy, as new Chief Systems Officer.
According to the company, Guruswamy will oversee NexGen’s Global Systems Engineering group, with established engineering facilities located in Santa Clara, California and Syracuse, N.Y., and a Centre of R&D Excellence in Bangalore, India.
The Bangalore R&D Center brings together experts in power electronics, mechanical design, software, testing and board layout.
Guruswamy joins NexGen from Western Digital, where he served for six years as Senior Vice President for Product Development. “He brings more than thirty years of senior semiconductor engineering experience, with earlier roles at both AMD and Freescale,” NexGen Power Systems said.
In his new role, Guruswamy will work to accelerate NexGen’s already fast growth in Bangalore, where he previously helped to expand Western Digital’s significant engineering presence.
“Ganesh’s extensive experience in leading engineering teams, and a proven track record of scaling and driving technology excellence, especially in India, makes him an ideal fit as Chief Systems Officer,” Dinesh Ramanathan, NexGen’s Co-Founder and Co-CEO said.
“NexGen Power Systems is enabling the future of power electronics by building a complete state-of-the-art system leveraging patented Vertical GaN technologies,” Ganesh added.
According to Ganesh, the NexGen R&D team in Bangalore has helped to develop the world’s most efficient power systems. “This is only the beginning as we introduce game-changing innovation across multiple consumer and industrial applications,” he said.
NexGen designs, develops and manufactures innovative power systems using its patented Vertical GaN technologies that enable next-generation power electronics, conversion and generation systems. NexGen Vertical GaN technologies are driving a faster transition to cleaner, renewable energy and to game-changing smaller, lighter and more efficient power conversion systems using software configurable power platforms.
NexGen maintains a Center of R&D Excellence for System Engineering in Bangalore, India and sales offices in China, Japan and South Korea.