MIKE NAGUS | CEO
Mike is currently the CEO of Alionyx Energy Systems. Over the last 12 yers he has held upper level management positions in the commercial battery manufacturing space, including as President and Founder of Tekcor Battery Solutions, President of Charger Industries, and Vice President of Power Products at HPC (the parent company of Engineered Power and Charger Industries). Mike has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.
LIN-FENG LI | CTO
Lin-Feng has two decades of energy technology and management experience. Experience includes scaling up a battery manufacturing facility from scratch and bringing the venture to full production, testing, marketing, sales and product distribution and, at Bettergy, spinning out a lithium battery and membrane technology that is now in full-scale prototyping. B.S. degrees in both Chemistry and Applied Physics from Tsinghua University and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University.
ZEIAD MUNTASSER | COO
Zeiad is currently the president and chief engineer of Alionyx Energy Systems. He has over 18 years of technology and leadership experience. His expertise is in new product development, battery design and electrode coating and processing. Prior to AES, Zeiad was the director of product development with Engineered Power. He also worked at Enevate as a team leader, engineering materials in silicon systems. Zeiad also worked for Enersys, Powergenix and Reveo. Over the course of his career, Zeiad has managed over 30 million dollars of private and government projects. He has over 10 pending and granted patents and over 15 publications. Zeiad has an M.S. in corrosion from Dalhousie University and B.S. in mechanical engineering.
GUY LONGOBARDO |
VP OPS NY AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Guy has business and legal experience in a broad range of industries. Experience includes positions with HSBC Securities (Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance) and ETS Payphones, Inc. (Chairman and CEO), serving as a public official and on corporate, community and non-profit organization boards. BA in Economics from Williams College and JD from Columbia University School of Law.
BOB GALYEN |
DIRECTOR AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR
Bob is recognized as one of the top executives in the battery energy storage world and science/engineering- based communities. His positions as CTO of CATL (the world’s largest battery manufacturer), Chairman of SAE International Battery Standards Steering Committee, SAE Fellow, Chairman Emeritus and CTO of NAATbatt International, provides him a unique leadership perspective in the global battery industry. His degrees in chemistry and biology, along with decades of engineering experience and executive roles, provides him a unique view in a leadership or consulting role in cross functional technology areas. He has patents, publications and participates on multiple BOD’s and TAB’s. The 44 years’ international work experience has given him a visionary perspective on worldwide business, making him uniquely qualified as a global energy storage and scientific/engineering community thought leader.