MILPITAS, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jade Sky Technologies (JST), a clean-tech start-up manufacturer of LED driver ICs enabling best-in-class dimming at the best value, announces the appointment of Nelson C. Chan and Allan Hamilton to its Board.
Mr. Chan, Chairman of the Board of Outerwall Inc. (a public company behind well-known Redbox and Coinstar kiosks) and former CEO of Magellan Corporation, brings to the JST Board more than 28 years of marketing and operational experience in the technology and consumer electronics industries. Mr. Chan is also Lead Independent Director of Synaptics (a developer of consumer interface solutions), Director of Affymetrix (a genetic analysis company), and several private companies across a broad range of industries, including Bridgelux, a global leader in Solid State Lighting.
Mr. Hamilton, Executive Vice President of Gateway Development Group Ltd., has over 30 years experience in various senior positions in sales and marketing at Crystal Semiconductor, Chips & Technologies, and Intel. Mr. Hamilton was a co-founder, President and CEO of Calibre Inc., and he was instrumental in founding, funding and completing a merger with ZiLOG. Prior to Calibre, at TEMIC he established a $50 million IR component business. Through Gateway Development Group, he currently works to develop Asian channels for a number of emerging high technology hardware, software and IP companies.
"We are thrilled to have Nelson and Al join our board;" said David Chen, CEO of JST. "Their global business experience will help tremendously to guide our success in the fast-growing, high-opportunity world of LED lighting. In particular, we welcome Nelson's strategic insight as a seasoned executive in the high-tech, consumer electronics industry and Al's deep knowledge of sales and business development."
About Jade Sky Technologies, Inc.
Jade Sky Technologies (http://www.jadeskytech.com) was founded in 2010 in Silicon Valley by a group of highly experienced power-IC and power-system designers. The founding mission was to bring simplicity back to lighting for the end consumer by making a true retrofit LED bulb possible. Holding many patents, JST manufactures LED driver chips with unsurpassed dimming performance at unsurpassed value. By focusing on a superior end-user experience, JST helps to enable the mass adoption of LED lighting.
Jade Sky Technologies
1551 McCarthy Blvd., Suite 103
Milpitas, CA 95035
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