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This list showcases the top San Francisco based CEO’ operating in the Energy Storage space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder, President & CEO of Enovix
Mr. Harrold Rust has served as CEO and President of ENOVIX since its founding in late 2006. He has 25 years of leadership experience in technology development and driving operational innovations that enable complex 3d structures to become highly cost effective. Prior to ENOVIX he was Vice President of Operations for FormFactor, a Global Top 10 MEMS based Manufacturer, where under his operations leadership the company experienced a highly successful IPO along with significant capacity, revenue, and gross margin expansion . Following his Stanford graduate degree, he spent 17 years at IBM’s industry leading magnetoresistive recording head group driving high volume manufacturing of the lithographically based heads that were increasing in areal density by over 60% each year. Hard drive storage systems saw a areal density increase of 1000x during this period.
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About Enovix: Enovix develops 3D wave array energy storage architecture for Lithium based cells to improve manageability of the stored energy.
CEO & Co-Founder of Form Energy
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About Form Energy: Form Energy develops and commercializes a low-cost battery system that can store wind and solar energy for a long duration.
Co-founder and CEO of Farasis Energy
With over 15 years of leadership positions in the lithium-ion battery industry, Dr. Wang offers extensive experience in large scale production, commercialization, marketing and sales of successful Li-ion products. He held development and management responsibilities at NEC Moli Energy and PolyStor Corporation, where he was Director of R & D and chief cell designer.
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About Farasis Energy: Farasis Energy is a renewable energy company that develops and manufactures lithium ion battery energy storage systems.
Founder & CEO of QuantumScape
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About QuantumScape: QuantumScape is a renewable energy company that develops solid-state battery technology to increase the range of electric cars.
Founder / CEO of Autogrid
Amit Narayan is the Founder and CEO of AutoGrid, Inc. From 2010 to 2012, he was the Director of Smart Grid Research in Modeling & Simulation at Stanford University, where he continues to lead an interdisciplinary project related to modeling, optimization and control of the electricity grid and associated electricity markets. Prior to founding AutoGrid, Dr. Narayan was the Vice President of Products at the publicly traded company Magma Design Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAVA), where he led the product development and product management teams responsible for Magma’s flagship product in the design implementation area. Over one third of all semiconductor chips used in consumer electronic devices — such as smart phones, blue-ray players and video games — were designed using products developed by Dr. Narayan’s team at Magma. Prior to joining Magma, Dr. Narayan founded Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. (BDA), a venture-backed company in analog and radio-frequency semiconductor design software and served as its founding CEO and later Vice President of Engineering, responsible for all research and product development activities, as well as customer engagements. Under Dr. Narayan’s leadership, BDA saw its products adopted by over 100 semiconductor companies in the world (including 20 out of the top 25). For his work at BDA, Dr. Narayan’s received the EDN’s “Innovation for the Year” award in 2006.Dr. Narayan received his B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur and Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley. He has published over 25 papers about design automation, holds seven U.S. patents and is an active advisor to several startup companies in the Bay Area.
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About Autogrid, Berkeley Design Automation: AutoGrid Systems organizes energy data and employs big data analytics to generate real-time predictions that create actionable data.
Alexandra Rasch Castillo
Founder and CEO of Caban Systems
Alexandra Rasch Castillo is founder and CEO at Caban Systems.
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About Caban Systems: Caban Systems designs a software enabled energy storage solution for telecom infrastructure providers worldwide.
Chief Executive Officer of ESS
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About Enian, ESS: ESS is a provider of long-duration energy storage solutions ideally suited for C&I, utility, microgrid, and off-grid applications.
Founder and CEO of Flair
Daniel Myers is the Founder and CEO at Flair.
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About Flair: Flair makes smart vents and wireless thermostats and advanced software for residential heating and cooling.
CEO of Lilac Solutions
David Snydacker is the Chief Executive Officer at Lilac Solutions, Inc.
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About Lilac Solutions: Lilac Solutions develops an ion exchange technology to address the challenges faced by lithium producers.
President & CEO of Sylvatex Inc
Virginia founded SVX and has been President and CEO since 2012.
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About Sylvatex Inc: Sylvatex has developed a next generation cathode active material manufacturing process for electric vehicles and energy storage that lowers cost, capital, and carbon footprint.
CEO and Co-founder of Sepion Technologies
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About Sepion Technologies: Sepion is an advanced membrane company offering a platform suite of highly-tunable nanoscale membranes for multiple industrial markets.
CEO of Enact Systems
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About Enact Systems: ENACT SYSTEMS provides a single business platform for solar project management, design, financing, installation, and asset management.