Our Team

Bonded by a passion for clean energy and climate change, our team is made up of world-class innovators, creators, and industry experts.

Founders

Vivas Kumar

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Chirranjeevi Gopal

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

William Chueh

Chief Scientific Advisor and Co-Founder; Professor of Material Science at Stanford University

Board of Directors

Elan Frantz

Alpha Wave Global - EIR

Denise Gray

Independent

John Du

GM Ventures

Will Drewery

Independent

Chamath Palihapitiya

Social Capital

William Chueh

Chief Scientific Advisor and Co-Founder; Professor of Material Science at Stanford University

Vivas Kumar

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Advisory Board

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Alan Nelson

VP of Technology at SLB, Former - Redwood Materials, Johnson Matthey, and Dow Chemical

Pulakesh Mukherjee

Ex-BASF, Managing Partner – Imperative Ventures

Yuan Gao

Former CEO, Pulead Former Technical VP, Livent Board Director, Lithium Americas

Linda Nazar

Professor at University of Waterloo

Team

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Vivas Kumar

Founder and CEO

Akadyna Karaman

HR Generalist

Ameer Amin

Materials Engineer

Andrea Bowring

Staff Engineer, Research

August Meng

Head of LFP & Manufacturing

Bree Phelps

Materials Engineer

Chloe Dieu

Battery Cell Engineer

Danien Scipio

Materials Engineer

Ebenezer Prasanna Gopikrishnan

Cell Engineer

Genevieve Richards

Executive Assistant

Gerardo Colmenares

Materials Engineer II

Gokul Nair

Battery Cell Engineer

Greyson Passey

Strategic Finance Associate

Gurbinder Kaur

Senior R&D Engineer

Hamide Mohseni

Battery Data Analyst

Heather Medina

Head of People & Operations

Jangsoo Lee

Staff Engineer

Joseph Fernandez

Lab Technician

Kipil Lim

Senior Scientist

Kyle Grimm

Recruiter

Liu Luo

Senior Chemical Engineer

Marie Herring

Engineering Manager

Matt Norman

Equipment Engineer

Maxwell Kushner-Lenhoff

Head of Commercial

Mehari Stifanos

Senior R&D Engineer

Mykela DeLuca

Senior Battery Materials Engineer

Nedra Moreland

Lab Technician

Oliver Hickman

Lab Manager

Peter Csernica

Senior Scientist

Prateek Mehta

Engineering Manager, Acceleration

Quinn Truong

Materials Engineer

Ross Kirschner

General Counsel

Russell Pratt

Materials Scientist

Rutvik Vaidya

Engineering Manager, Cell Prototyping

Ryan Fillhouer

Characterization Engineer

Sai Manjula Panyam

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Sean Mullan

Materials Characterization Engineer

Shang-Hao (Henry) Huang

Process Engineer

Sruthi Natt

Senior Instrumentation Engineer

Stefan Steiner

Senior Software Engineer

Vikas Kante

Head of Finance

Wesley Michaels

Technical Program Manager

Xiaofei Ye

Head of LMFP & Engineering Infrastructure
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