Brad Mattson is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Siva Power, a solar technology company based in Silicon Valley. He joined Siva Power as CEO in 2011 to bring together a core team with the technology and manufacturing focus to prepare for the next generation of solar: the gigawatt era.
Mattson is a renowned entrepreneur from the semiconductor industry and began his career at Applied Materials. He later founded and scaled both Novellus and Mattson Technology, to date, the only founder of two publicly-traded semiconductor equipment firms. Novellus was recently acquired for $3.3 billion, while Mattson Technology remains public and approaching $100 million in revenues. He has also been listed as one of the top 50 most influential people in the semiconductor industry.
Prior to Siva Power, Mattson was a venture partner for Vantage Point Venture where he led the solar sector and focused on scaling. Mattson is the author of an upcoming book, “Solar 2.0.”