Board of Directors
Jeffrey Waters is our Chief Executive Officer and, prior to the separation and Spin-off, led the SunPower Technologies business unit of SunPower since January 2019, which included its global manufacturing, research and development and SunPower Solutions group. An experienced global business, operations and sales leader, Mr. Waters joined SunPower in January 2019 from Isola, where he worked from Silicon Valley as the company’s president and chief executive officer. Prior to Isola, Mr. Waters was senior vice president and general manager with Altera Corporation and also held a variety of executive positions with Texas Instruments/National Semiconductor in both the U.S. and Japan for 18 years, including in global sales.
Mr. Waters holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a master’s degree in engineering from Santa Clara University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.
Mr. Leonard also currently serves as an independent non-executive director at Singapore Post Ltd. (SingPost), an international leader in e-commerce logistics and services, and AsiaSat, a privately held Hong Kong-based satellite operator. He serves on the advisory boards of several universities and organizations, including Cambridge Innovation Capital, a deep-tech focused venture capital firm with strong links to the University of Cambridge in England.
Steven Leonard is an international leader with more than 30 years currently serving as CEO of Singularity University. Prior to that, Leonard was founding CEO of SGInnovate, a private limited company wholly-owned by the Singapore Government. Prior to founding SGInnovate, Leonard served three years as the Executive Deputy Chairman of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), a Singapore Government statutory board under the purview of Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information. Prior to joining Singapore Government in 2013, he held executive leadership roles in Europe and Asia for two decades with several global technology companies including EMC, Symantec and EDS.