Dr Giorgia Longobardi

CEO, Cambridge GaN Devices

Gioria Longobardi is the Founder and CEO of Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd, a University of Cambridge spin-out. She came to Cambridge with an Erasmus programme and did a PhD in Gallium Nitride power devices and the analysis of trapping mechanisms.

She used these expertise to found GaN Devices Ltd. Cambridge GaN Devices have applications such as data centres power supplies, the CGD transistor can enable up to 10% savings in energy bills and can save millions of tons of CO2 emissions.

The company is now employing 43 employees and has recently raised $19m to scale-up and deliver millions of products to the market.