Brad W. Buss

Former Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive Vice President-Administration at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Brad W. Buss

Brad W. Buss

Former Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive Vice President-Administration at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Career Highlights

Tesla Energy Operations, Inc.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
Zaffire, Inc.

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Founder & Director at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

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Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & President at RAPT Touch (Ireland) Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Square Roots Urban Growers, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Operations & Technology at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

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Former Professional at Wafer Scale Integration

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Chief Executive Officer at Ramtron International Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Advance Auto Parts, Inc.

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Professional at Semiconductor Components Industries LLC

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Former Executive Vice President & President-Enterprise Solutions at Nortel Networks Corporation

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Brad W. Buss
Former Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive Vice President-Administration at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
BA in Accounting

McMaster University is a public research university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 121 hectares (300 acres) of land near the residential neighbourhoods of Ainslie Wood and Westdale, adjacent to Hamilton's Royal Botanical Gardens. McMaster was controlled by the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec until it became a privately chartered, publicly funded non-denominational institution in 1957. The university is co-educational, and has over 25,000 undergraduate and over 4,000 post-graduate students

Undergraduate Degree

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-centred university, with more than 16,500 students enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs including several professional schools such as Law, Business, Engineering, Education, Nursing, Human Kinetics and Social Work. The year 2013 will mark the University of Windsor's 50th anniversary as a public institution, but the story of our university actually began with its founding in September of 1857, when the first students arrived to study at its predecessor, Assumption College.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer
2014 - 2016

Tesla Energy Operations, Inc. engages in the business of renewable energy services such as, solar energy products and services. It offers installation, ongoing monitoring and repair services of solar energy systems in the U.S. and also provides services to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations. The company was founded by Lyndon R. Rive and Peter J. Rive on June 21, 2006 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive Vice President-Administration
2005 - 2014

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of high-performance solutions for embedded systems, from automotive, industrial and networking platforms to highly interactive consumer devices. Its programmable systems-on-chip, general-purpose microcontrollers, analog ICs, wireless and USB-C based connectivity solutions and memories help engineers design differentiated products. The company operates through the following segments: The Microcontroller and Connectivity Division (MCD), and the Memory Products Division (MPD). The MCD segment focuses on microcontroller (MCU), analog and wireless and wired connectivity solutions. The portfolio includes Traveo automotive MCUs, PSoC programmable system-on-chip MCUs, ARM Cortex-M4, -M3, -M0+ MCUs and R4 CPUs, analog PMIC Power Management ICs, CapSense capacitive-sensing controllers, TrueTouch touchscreen and fingerprint reader products, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee radios and WICED development platform for the Internet of Things, and USB controllers, including solutions for the USB-C and USB Power Delivery standards. This segment also includes intellectual property foundry business. The MPD segment focuses on parallel and serial NOR flash memories, NAND flash memories, static random access memory, F-RAM ferroelectric memory devices and other specialty memories. Cypress Semiconductor was founded by Thurman John Rodgers in December 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Chief Financial Officer
2001 - 2001

Part of Fortinet, Inc., Zaffire, Inc. is an American company located in San Jose, CA. The firm develops optical networking solutions. On 22 Oct 01 Centerpoint Broadband Technologies, Inc. acquired Zaffire, Inc.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. engages in the business of providing semiconductors to high-performance application-specific standard products. It focuses on the development of complex System-on-a-Chip devices leveraging extensive technology portfolio of intellectual property in the areas of analog, mixed-signal, digital signal processing, and embedded and stand alone integrated circuits. The company's product portfolio includes devices for data storage, enterprise-class Ethernet data switching, Ethernet physical-layer transceivers, mobile handsets, connectivity and other consumer electronics. Marvell Technology Group was founded by Sehat Sutardja, Weili Dai, and Pantas Sutardja in January 1995 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Board Member
2017 - Current

Enlighted, Inc. engages in the provision of lighting controls systems. The firm offers Enlighted Smart Sensor, the Enlighted Gateway, and the Enlighted Energy Manager. It specializes in energy and cost savings to office workspaces and garages. The company was founded by Tanuj Mohan and Premal Ashar in 2009 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. engages in the supply and distribution of aftermarket automotive products for both professional installers and do-it-yourself customers. It offers replacement parts, performance parts, accessories, oil and fluids, engine parts, brakes, batteries, accessories, and tools and garage. The company was founded by Arthur Taubman in 1929 and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC.

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purchases SunPower Corp. from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

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Enmetric Systems, Inc. provides enterprise plug load management software solutions. Its enterprise plug load management solutions, enabling large companies and organizations to monitor, control and reduce enterprise-wide energy use and cost. The firms' platform provides real-time energy use data, automated control, measurement and communication for individual electrical plug loads in offices. The company was founded by Gilbert Jake Masters in 2008 and is headquartered in Belmont, CA.

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