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Allan Frederiksen

VP Research & Development
Cambridge GaN Devices

Biography

Allan has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Aalborg University focusing on system and algorithm development and realization.

Allan has spent more than 22 years in the semiconductor industry working in leading edge of mobile communications at Nokia, Renesas and Broadcom, security technology at NXP, depth sensing technology at ams AG, as technical leader, program manager, team leader and group leader. He has built and led 100+ person global multi-site, multi-cultural organizations over a decade. With his teams, he has delivered multiple highly complex technical products with lifetime volumes in the billions of units to customers.

With his extensive engineering leadership background and technology understanding combined with customer orientation and passion for product development, Allan joins CGD in the role of VP of Research and Development.

Allan has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Aalborg University focusing on system and algorithm development and realization. Allan has spent more than 22 years in the semiconductor industry working in leading edge of mobile communications at Nokia, Renesas and Broadcom, security technology at NXP, depth sensing technology at ams AG, as technical leader, program manager, team leader and group leader. He has built and led 100+ person global multi-site, multi-cultural organizations over a decade. With his teams, he has delivered multiple highly complex technical products with lifetime volumes in the billions of units to customers.

With his extensive engineering leadership background and technology understanding combined with customer orientation and passion for product development, Allan joins CGD in the role of VP of Research and Development.

Company Profile

Cambridge GaN Devices

A spin-out of the Cambridge University, Cambridge GaN Devices (CGD) is a fabless semiconductor company that develops a range of energy-efficient GaN-based power devices to make greener electronics possible.

Operating at a market worth exceeding $30 billion, CGD completed several funding rounds to develop and deliver to the market a wide range of products for consumer and industrial applications.

In autumn 2021, the company was named Tech Scaleup of the Year by Business Weekly in the category of green electronics and was awarded the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) deep tech Investment of the Year.

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