2022 Annual Meeting

March 1-3, 2022

Learn about the advances made in the Silicon Carbide and Gallium Nitride power electronics ecosystem.

PowerAmerica invites you to our 2022 Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC:

  • Tuesday, Mar. 1, from 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m. EST; Evening Reception at Hunt Library at 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 2, from 8 a.m.-5:45 p.m. EST; Evening Reception at Fitts Woolard Hall at 5:45 p.m.
  • Thursday, Mar. 3, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EST

The 2022 Annual Meeting will include:

• Keynote remarks by Jay Cameron, SVP and General Manager – Power, Wolfspeed, and Greg Ratcliff, Chief Innovation Officer, Vertiv
• “The Role of SiC and GaN in an Electrified World” from Jed Dorsheimer, Analyst – Canaccord Genuity LLC
• Updates on PowerAmerica member-funded projects focusing on specific SiC and GaN innovations and applications
• Panel discussions from leading technology experts
• Presentations from new members
• Networking events and exhibits

Please note: The meeting is for employees of PowerAmerica member organizations and invited guests. If you are interested in a guest invitation, please contact Membership & Industry Relations Manager Jim LeMunyon.

Recommended hotels near NC State:

Aloft Raleigh
2100 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607

DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone-University
1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Raleigh/NC State
3741 Thistledown Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

StateView Hotel (walking distance to meeting location)

***Special event rate of $169.00 per night available here. Offer ends 2/16/22***
2451 Alumni Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Raleigh – University Area
3771 Thistledown Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

2022 Keynote Speakers

Jay Cameron, SVP and General Manager – Power, Wolfspeed

Jay Cameron joined Wolfspeed as Vice President and General Manager for Wolfspeed Power in May 2018. He has a diverse technology background spanning multiple geographic areas and different industries, including Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas and the personal electronics, automotive, industrial, telecommunications, and enterprise markets. Prior to joining Wolfspeed, Jay held VP and GM positions at Texas Instruments, where he worked for 17 years. His global perspective, dedication to building high performance teams, and strategic planning and implementation skills make him a critical leader to Wolfspeed as it continues to accelerate growth. Jay has a BSE and MSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Greg Ratcliff, Chief Innovation Officer, Vertiv

Currently, Greg serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Vertiv. Greg leads a team of technology scouts and business experts who identify, evaluate and assess the future potential of new technologies, business models, and processes to address evolving business, economic and social trends for Vertiv and its customers. Greg has spoken and consulted internationally on IoT, artificial intelligence, big data, and the evaluation of emerging technologies to achieve business outcomes. Greg participates in international technology standards bodies, has multiple industry-article contributions to his credit, and advises technology incubators. Additionally, Greg holds five patents.

Gregory Ratcliff has undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics and information systems, and has a master’s degree in business administration.