CEO, PRESIDENT, ENEVATE CORP.
WHY: Leads Irvine-based company that aims to reduce electric vehicle recharging down to five minutes, approximately the same as for gasoline-powered cars. Previously executive vice president at Broadcom’s mobile and wireless group.
RECENT: Company aims to license its “extreme fast charge” lithium-ion technology rather than produce the batteries themselves, starting with the 2024-25 model year cars. Company made strategic shift in 2016 from batteries for consumer electronics to electric vehicles.
NOTABLE: Company adviser John Goodenough won 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Enevate is only startup that he advises.