Ron Edgerton Named New President & CEO Of iWatt

March 13, 2008 by Jeff Shepard

iWatt, Inc. announced that, effective immediately, Ron Edgerton will assume the position of President and CEO of the company. Edgerton previously served as CEO at SigmaTel. While under his direction, it is stated that SigmaTel became a market leader in MP3 and high-end PC audio codecs and developed into a diversified mixed signal company. Prior to SigmaTel, he participated in several start-ups as an officer and/or consultant.

Edgerton has also held the positions of General Manager at Kodak Digital Medical, CFO at Cyrix and Telinq Systems, and various marketing and financial roles at Northern Telecom and other companies.

"iWatt has enormous potential based on providing patented, ‘green’ power semiconductor and module solutions to the cell phone, computer and other industries" said Edgerton. "Intelligent, dynamic power management solutions will play a key role in meeting the worldwide demand to lower power consumption in a cost-effective manner."