Brian Wong brings over 35 years of experience in the technology sector. He has been CEO of four companies; Board Director of Technology companies, Non-Profits, and Educational Institutions. As an entrepreneur, he has raised over $180M in equity funding, formed strategic partnerships and investments with over a dozen international companies, and completed M&As.
Mr. Wong joins Trilumina from Enevate Corp, where he was CEO of the Silicon- Li-Ion battery company, from 2010-2016.
Previously, Mr. Wong was President and CEO of D2Audio Corporation, a leading digital media and fabless integrated circuit and software company, until its acquisition by Intersil Corporation in 2008, after which he served as the Director of D2Audio-Intersil until 2009.
Prior to that, Mr. Wong was CEO at Primarion Inc, a fabless IC company with digital power Management and optical communications products that was acquired by Infineon. The Optical communications business was acquired by Zarlink.
He spent 17 years at TRW, where he managed the mixed signal products business developing advanced semiconductors and digital radios, won and managed contracts from agencies such as DARPA, and expanded into new commercial products business. He started his career at Xerox Corporation.
He is currently the outside Board Director at Sarda Technologies, a power management technology company. Previously he was Independent Board Director at Kotura, a Silicon photonics company that was acquired by Mellanox Corporation. He was also the Independent Board Director of Integral Wave Technologies, a power management technology company.
He was Chairman of the Board of the Austin Technology Council, a non-profit organization with sponsorship and 200 member companies supporting Central Texas technology community from 2007-2010. He has been on the Advisory Board for the University of California, Davis ECE Department, UT Austin Engineering School, and board member of other non-profit organizations.
He holds a BSEE from University of California, Los Angeles, a MSEE from University of Southern California, and has taken graduate management classes at UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Comprised of world-renowned optoelectronics experts and seasoned business executives, the team has enjoyed success in the optical communication and semiconductor industries – Intel, and Texas Instruments LTV. Members of the executive team have founded multiple companies together and grown them through successful exits in the optoelectronic and other industries. TriLumina’s engineering and manufacturing team is comprised of former MODE, Intel and Sandia and Los Alamos Labs scientists.