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Geir Førre


Mr. Geir Førre serves as Senior Vice President at Silicon Labs. He is responsible for driving the company's product and market strategies in the Internet of Things, Internet Infrastructure and Industrial segments. Currently he is the Chairman at Zivid. Mr. Førre joined Silicon Labs in July 2013 as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Microcontroller and Wireless Products following the company's acquisition of Energy Micro. Mr. Førre founded Energy Micro in 2007 and helped spearhead the development and market introduction of the world's most energy-friendly MCUs, the EFM32 Gecko MCU portfolio. Mr. Førre has more than 20 years of semiconductor industry experience spanning research, development, marketing and management. Prior to founding Energy Micro, he was a co-founder of Chipcon, serving as its President and CEO from Chipcon's beginning in 1996 until August 2007. Mr. Førre led Chipcon's development from its inception as a design house to becoming the market leader in low-power RF solutions a decade later. He holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, commonly known as NTNU, in Trondheim, Norway.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 400 West Cesar Chavez
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • United States

+1 (512) 000-0000

Geir Førre Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Airthings 12-Apr-2019 Later Stage VC 00.00 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
0000000000 0000000 05-Mar-2019 00000 00000 00.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
00000 30-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
000000000 23-May-2016 00000 (00000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
0000000000 0000000 26-Apr-2016 00000 00000 00.000 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
Ardoq 04-Jan-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
YAY Images 28-Mar-2014 Early Stage VC Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000 0ø000
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Geir Førre Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Geir Førre Angel Investor 0 0 Austin, TX

Geir Førre Co-Investors (28)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Agder Energi Venture 1 0
Chipcon Group 0 0
Ferd 0 0
Founders Fund 0 0
Tandberg 0 0
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