Group IV Semiconductor
The Silicon Light Company
Our Company – Board Bios

Management Team

Board of Directors

Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Jonathan (Jed) Dorsheimer
Jed Dorsheimer serves as a Principal, Sr. Analyst in the Equity Research Group at Canaccord Adams, a leading independent investment bank committed to fostering the entrepreneurial spirit. Jed is a respected Solid State Lighting industry expert who is well known for his contributions at leading industry conferences and as a frequent guest on CNBC. By leveraging his knowledge of compound semiconductors and device physics, Jed has become known for his ability to identify emerging trends such as Solid State Lighting. In 2006, Forbes Magazine ranked Jed at #1 out of 105 for stock picking performance in Semiconductors and Semiconductor Capital Equipment. Jed is active on the advisory boards of various technology and solid-state lighting companies, in addition to serving as an advisor to the William J. Clinton Foundation’s Climate Initiative focused on reducing Greenhouse gas emissions. Jed graduated from Bentley College with a B.S. in Finance and has attended classes at both Harvard University and Boston University's School of Engineering in the fields of mixed signal circuit design and materials sciences.

Dr. Robert B. Laughlin
Dr. Laughlin is a Nobel prize-winning theoretical physicist and a professor of physics at Stanford University. He has broad research interests spanning physical science and engineering and has made contributions to the theory of high-density plasmas, semiconductors, superconductivity, magnetism and quantum criticality. He is best known for his theoretical work on the fractional quantum hall effect and for his invention of anyon superconductivity. He has also done classified defense work and continues to serve as a scientific consultant at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Laughlin's achievements have been recognized with the award of the E. O. Lawrence Medal for Physics and the Oliver E. Buckley Prize; he currently focuses his research on high-density nonvolatile computer memory, energy storage and high-temperature superconductivity theory. Prof. Laughlin is a past president of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences. He holds an AB in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

John C. Lindgren
Mr. Lindgren is the President and CEO, and a Director, of MOSAID Technologies, one of Canada's leading intellectual property development companies. Prior to joining MOSAID, John spent 20 years with Texas Instruments (TI), one of the world's most renowned semiconductor companies. In his last position at TI, John was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, responsible for company-wide legal issues for Asia Pacific and Japan, as well as global trade compliance legal issues. He also held primary responsibility for TI's ADSL patent licensing program, heading a team of 28 lawyers that provided legal counsel to TI's Application Specific Products group.. Prior to that, John served for two years as Senior Regional Counsel for TI's Japanese subsidiary, based in Tokyo. Earlier in his career, he served as Legal Counsel focused on patent licensing, litigation, and prosecution. John holds a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University School of Law; a M.Sc. Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University; and a B.Sc. Electrical Engineering from Duke University. He is former chair of the Intellectual Property subcommittee of the Semiconductor Industry Association and is currently Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee for the Center for American and International Law.