Pulsiv appoints serial entrepreneur, Mark Gerhard as Chairman

21st September 2023
Sheryl Miles

Pulsiv, the Cambridge (UK) innovator of power electronics and solar microinverter technology, has announced the appointment of Mark Gerhard as Chairman.

This important appointment is part of the company’s business strategy for further innovation, global expansion, and long-term financial security.

About Mark Gerhard

Mark is a serial entrepreneur and has held executive positions within multiple international companies. He was formerly CEO & CTO of Jagex, one of the UK’s largest independent games developer/publishers, which he sold for $250 million. Currently, Mark serves as CEO & CTO of PlayFusion, an independent UK video games developer and publisher, and Chairman of the Board of Directors for MarketWise, a provider of research and tools for self-directed investors.

Pulsiv CEO, Darrel Kingham comments: “The appointment of Mark as Chairman is fundamental to delivering the company’s long-term growth plans. His vision, experience and drive will help Pulsiv to capitalise on the progress to date and achieve our ambitions. Mark joins at an important stage in our journey and I’m excited to be working with someone of his calibre and reputation.”

Mark Gerhard adds: “Pulsiv, with over 50 fundamental granted patents and a further 30 patents pending, has all the technology and talent to be the global leader in disrupting power conversion technology. Their simple business model coupled with a deep IP portfolio and an experienced management team is highly analogous to ARM computing for power conversion. I am honoured and privileged to join the team as Chairman at this very exciting time for the company.”

Since launching in September 2022, Pulsiv has gained widespread attention with its award-winning technology for designing more energy efficient power supplies and battery chargers. Pulsiv OSMIUM microcontrollers and AC to DC front-end circuit configurations are already available, as well as reference designs to help to accelerate R&D.

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