Global Conference 2010
CEO, SunPower Corp.
Thomas Werner is the CEO of SunPower Corp., which provides solar systems for business and technology leaders, governmental agencies, retailers and other entities, along with solar panels to international residential customers. SunPower maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Singapore, Korea and Australia. Werner has served as CEO and as a board member since 2003. He previously served as CEO of Silicon Light Machines Inc., an optical solutions subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager of the Business Connectivity Group of 3Com Corp., a network solutions company. He also held a number of executive management positions at Oak Industries Inc. and General Electric Co. Werner holds a bachelor′s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, a bachelor′s degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University and an M.B.A. from The George Washington University.