Thurman John Rodgers
Founder and former President and CEO, Cypress Semiconductor
Thurman John Rodgers has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2017. He brings 34 years of public company CEO experience to our board. Mr. Rodgers founded Cypress Semiconductor Corporation in 1982 and served as the president, CEO and member of the board of directors until April 2016. From June 2004 through December 2012, Mr. Rodgers was a member of the board of trustees of Dartmouth College, his alma mater. From May 2002 to May 2011, Mr. Rodgers served as a member of the board of directors of SunPower Corporation.
In addition to serving on Enphase Energy’s board of directors, he is presently a member of the board of directors of Enovix Corporation (lithium ion batteries), Solaria Corporation (advanced solar energy products) and WaterBit, Inc. (IoT-based watering). He holds bachelor’s degrees in physics and chemistry from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. At Stanford, Mr. Rodgers invented, developed and patented VMOS technology.