Ph.D.: University of Rochester (Chemistry)
Postdoc: California Institute of Technology
Previous: Director of R & D, Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute
Vice President, Chemical Reseach and Arospace Technology, Gentex Corporation
Asssociate Professor, University of Kentucky
Tom has over 20 years of experience in designing organic materials that are sufficiently robust to meet the demanding requirements of real-world applications. He helped develop the chemistry that now forms the basis for millions of self-dimming rearview mirrors sold each year as well as the electrochromic windows on all Boeing 787 Dreamliners. He currently holds over 65 US patents and co-founded Jolt in order to revolutionize the field of electrical energy storage.
Pittsburg State University (BS Mechanical Engineering & BST Automotive Technology)
Co-founder & COO Volta Power Systems
Previous: Chief Engineer, Johnson Controls
Jack is a seasoned expert of the lithium ion battery industry, and led the development of the world’s first large-format, high-volume lithium ion battery production facility in Holland, MI. Johnson co-founded Volta Power Systems in 2014 to produce advanced energy systems for the RV, Marine and Specialized Vehicle markets. He co-founded Jolt Energy Storage Technologies to focus on improved lithium ion cell safety and operational control.