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Breakthrough Silicon Anodes for Next-Gen EV Batteries

Thursday 3rd September @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Analyzing the practical advances in silicon anode technology and the attributes that make it attractive
  • The market for Li-ion batteries is projected to grow to $100B by 2024 power applications as diverse as transportation, devices, tools and home/grid storage.
  • Replacing graphite with silicon in a Li-ion battery cell increases overall energy capacity 30%-50% while offering major reductions in weight and volume

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Jerry Schwartz
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Founder @ECELLIX
Fortune 500 executive with extensive experience commercializing university and private sector research into viable products/technologies and driving global licensing opportunities. Well regarded as a culturally aware and technically savvy strategic leader. As Director of Microsoft’s Office of International Affairs, nominally Microsoft’s “State Department”, Jerry was responsible for executive engagement with senior governmental, corporate and NGO leaders guiding MS Asia-Pacific & India subsidiaries generating over $20B annual revenues. Jerry has served as CEO of Global Development Partners, an international development group focused on creating commercial channels for a variety of technologies targeted at achieving sustainable economies for at-risk communities through infrastructure development.

Geoff Deane, PhD
Chief Technology Officer @ECELLIX
A technologist with broad business capabilities, Geoff serves as CTO of Ecellix, Inc., leading a team of materials scientists in the development of novel silicon anode materials for use in lithium ion batteries. From 2008 to 2015 Geoff was Vice President and General Manager for the research and product development division of Intellectual Ventures, an invention capital company managing over $5B in capital and holding over 30,000 patent assets. From 2002 to 2008, Geoff was Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering for Inogen, Inc. (NASDAQ: INGN), a Santa Barbara, California based medical device manufacturer of novel respiratory care solutions. Earlier in his career, Geoff was Chief Technology Officer and Director of Project Engineering of Clipper Windpower (formerly listed as CWP-L).