Board Advisory

Board Advisory

Professor Zhenan Ba

Professor Zhenan Ba

  • Chemistry/battery thought leader with over 25 year of experience
  • Leading researcher in cutting edge battery materials
  • Experience,Stanford Labs. Nokia, Bell Labs
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • B.S. Chemistry, Nanjing University
Robert Kruse Jr

Robert Kruse Jr.

  • SVP Faraday Future, New Products
  • Leading Expert in EVs, and battery technologies
  • Experience, General Motors, Karma, QOROS
  • M.S., Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan Fellow
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology
Dr. Wilbert van den Hoek

Dr. Bilbert van den Hoek

  • Leading expert in semiconductor technologies
  • Finance, Operational and grown- focused executive
  • Multiple papers and patents
  • Experience, Novellus, Philips
Joseph R. Bronson

Joseph R. Bronson

  • Finance, capitalization and operations expert
  • Former Pres COO & CFO at AMAT
  • Former Pres. & COO at Sanmina-SCI
  • Experience, FormFactor
Vice Admiral Doug Crowder

Vice Admiral Doug Crowder (Retired)

  • Military thought leader with
  • Pentagon and DOD assignments
  • Focus on new technology
  • Deployments in private and public companies
  • Experience, U.S. Navy, Boeing
  • Olmsted Scholar, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • B.S., U.S. Naval Academy
Don Nissanka

Don Nissanka

  • Credited with building the first fully automated lithium battery manufacturing plants in the USA
  • Recognized battery & Storage expert
  • Expert testimony to US Senate
  • Experience, Kokam, Exergenix, Hawker
  • M.S.c, Industrial Management
  • B.S.c, Industrial Engineering & Technology Management, University of Central Missouri
John P. de Neufville

John P. de Neufville

  • Founded Voltaix, Inc. a high purity specialty gas business which was sold to Air Liquide America in 2013
  • Experience, Eutectix, Voltaix, ECD DVONICS
  • Ph.D Applied Physics, Harvard University
  • M.S. Geology, Harvard University
  • B.S., Geology, Yale University
Dennis Kloske

Dennis Kloske

  • Undersecretary for Export Administration in the Department of Commerce
  • Experience, Dept. of Commerce, NATO
  • B.A., Harvard University
  • Oxford University Rhodes Scholar