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Ted Tewksbury


Gimmel Entrepreneurs Group

Palo Alto


Dr. Ted Tewksbury is an accomplished technology industry CEO and board director with a proven track record of developing visionary products, building new businesses and turning around underperforming enterprises. Most recently, Ted was Chairman and CEO of Energy Focus, a provider of high-performance LED lighting products and CEO of Entropic Communications through its successful acquisition by MaxLinear in 2015.

Ted was President and CEO of Integrated Device Technology, where he led the company’s successful turnaround, founding and building industry leadership in a dozen new business segments including wireless charging, RF and power management. Prior, he also served as President and Chief Operating Officer at AMI and was Managing Director at Maxim Integrated through 2006, where he founded and grew the company’s high-performance data converter and RF product lines and turned around their declining fiber optic business unit. Earlier in his career, Dr. Tewksbury held a variety of engineering and management positions at IBM and Analog Devices. Ted holds a B.S. in Architecture and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ted has served on the board of directors of public companies such as IDT, Entropic, MaxLinear and Energy Focus, private companies such as Jariet Technologies, and non-profits such as the Global Semiconductor Association (GSA).