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

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

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6644

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1964

Age

55

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Founder & Director at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

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President, Director at Ramtron International Corp.

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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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Owner at Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

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Former Executive Director at Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

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Technology Partner at Advanced Technology Ventures

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Former 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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Brad W. Buss
Former Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive Vice President-Administration at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
Education
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, that develops optical networking solutions. It was acquired by Centerpoint Broadband Technologies, Inc. on 22 Oct 01.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Ramtron International Corp. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells specialty high performance semiconductor memory devices. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO.

Advisor to the Board of Directors
2014 - 2015

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.

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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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Events
Organizer
2 New Montgomery Street-San Francisco, CA
2013 San Francisco CFO Executive Summit

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Organizer
55 Cyril Magnin Street-San Francisco, CA
2012 San Francisco CFO Executive Summit

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