Dr. Chris D’Couto, President and CEO
Dr. D’Couto brings more than 15 years of sales, marketing, and product development experience to XNRGI. In his previous roles at Intel Corp., Novellus Systems, and FormFactor Inc., he was responsible for introducing new, dynamic products that were critical to the respective company’s success. A primary author of various patents, he has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Clarkson University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, University California Berkeley.
Paul Sidlo, Co-President and Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Sidlo is a ten time Emmy winner, he has 16 US patents and has been the founder or manager of several internationally recognized technology, energy and design firms, including Tillster and REZN8. His clients have included Intel, Citibank, Microsoft, NVIDIA, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, NETFLIX. For Microsoft Sidlo Designed the XBOX UI, Windows XP, Surface, and Microsoft’s Home of the Future.
Dr. Slobodan Petrovic, Vice President of Engineering
Dr. Petrovic is a full professor at the Oregon Institute of Technology in Portland, OR. Prior to that, he was professor at the Arizona State University and he held appointments at Motorola Inc., Neah Power and ClearEdge Power as a Vice President of Engineering.
Dr. Lj. Ristic, COO
Thirty years of Corporate and Startup Leadership Experience; Global Management Expertise, Manufacturing, Operations, R&D, Marketing, (MOT, ONNN, SWKS, Sirific, Coniun, Crocus)
Derek A. Reiman, Director of Manufacturing
Mr. Reiman has extensive experience in all aspects of XNRGI’s proprietary technology, and has had roles of increasing responsibility in development, manufacturing, process transfer and system development. In his current role as Director of Manufacturing, Mr. Reiman is responsible for the silicon processing, production, cell and stack testing and quality control, and is working with the outsourced manufacturing supply chain to enable world class competitive products.
Michael G. Martin: Vice President, Business Development
For some 20 years Mr. Martin had served as a partner in both Diamond Capital Partners and Regal Capital, LLC. Mr. Martin has represented companies involved with alternative energy, water purification, and waste-to-energy, alternative composite materials, sports nutrition, homeland security, oncology, fire protection, and other technology fields.
Mr. Deepak Gupta, Managing Director, India
Mr. Gupta brings more than thirty years of entrepreneurial & managerial experience to XNRGI, having owned and managed several joint ventures with multinational companies in India. He brings experience in areas of strategic management, sales and marketing, commercial and general administration. Mr. Deepak Gupta is a Commerce Graduate from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai & has also participated in various Management programs conducted by reputed Institutions in India
Patrick Pharris, Director of Corporate Communications
Mr. Pharris has been involved in marketing communications for more than 25 years. He has amassed 26 national and regional marketing communications awards. The publicity campaigns he has created and implemented for hundreds of the world’s largest brands, breakthrough-technologies, and governments have generate more than 6-billion media impressions. His experience spans public relations, social media, digital marketing, sales promotion, media sales, sponsorships, and business development. Mr. Pharris is also a published author and former TV news producer and reporter.