OUR TEAM


Alexander Couzis  •  CTO / Board of Directors

Professor of Chem. Eng., CCNY,  PhD Chem. Engineering U-M  

25 years experience in research and manufacturing. 

Over 50 peer reviewed research articles and 5 patents.

 

 


Dr. Valerio De Angelis  •  VP of Systems and Product Engineering

PhD Chem. Engineering UCSB, Executive Director of CUNY Energy Institute 

20 years industry and management level experience 

Responsible for system and product design, hardware, software and data integration

 


Ann Marie Scuderi  •  VP of Operations 

Facilitates fundraising, private financing and grants  

Helps shape and implement company's strategic goals and objectives

Brings depth of experience in start-up companies and renewable power sources


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Andy NAUKAM  •  VP of PRODUCTION

30+ years leading engineering and factory operations of batteries and energy systems in Europe, China, India and the US.

Employs a cutting edge management style keeping a pragmatic sense to lead start-up and factory transformations including close personal oversight of all aspects and details.

Strong program management and proficiency with assembly equipment, tooling,  quality assurance, product configuration, product certifications and adoption of LEAN Manufacturing principles.  

 


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MELISSA MENARD  •  VP QUALITY ASSURANCE

PhD Materials Science LSU

Post Doc Research Stony Brook/Brookhaven Labs

Responsible for cell performance, manufacturing quality control


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Gabriel Cowles • VP of Finance and Business Development

10+ years of business development and project management experience in the clean energy sector

Responsible for financial management, business development and strategic planning

MPA Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University