We all know there’s a lot of noise and empty promises in this industry and that it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s not. But you won’t hear any of that from us. When we commit to delivering cells to bring your vision to life, we deliver. And we do it with complete transparency. No excuses. No surprises.
We work with every size company, from small startups to large manufacturers. Whether you’re looking to power prototypes or established products in high-end markets, our team of engineers will work with your team to make sure every detail of the project is carefully considered and optimized.
Meet the brain power behind our battery power. SES is led by a dedicated, passionate team with decades of industry experience. We are not bound by conventional ways of doing things, we do whatever it takes to build and deliver practical and game-changing products to the world at lightning speed.
Qichao Hu is the chief pirate. He dropped out of the Harvard PhD program to start SES. A Forbes 30 Under 30, he founded SES to end the state of fake news in the battery industry and bring real transformation to transportation and connectivity. He’s the creator of the record-breaking semi-solid Li-metal technology found in SES cells. As those who work closely with him will attest, he is passionate about building great products and getting things done, and has no respect for rules or status quo.
Follow him on Twitter: @SES_QichaoHu
More than 30 years of leadership and expertise in power, energy and management solutions. Earlier, was President of A123 Energy Solutions group with responsibility for the Grid & Commercial business and then in 2014 led the sale of the company to NEC thereafter becoming CEO of NEC Energy Solutions.
Mac has more than two decades of product development experience at ATMI and Entegris. He has proven success in developing and executing initiatives across electrochemical and material industries. A certified drone aficionado and avid skier, he runs product development like a sports team, and if you do a good job he will fly drones with you in the parking lot.
YK has more than fifteen years of experience in Li-ion cell design and manufacturing at Apple, Johnson Controls, Samsung SDI and A123. YK is widely considered one of the best in the world at cell manufacturing. A devoted engineer, he passed by his mother’s house three times but didn’t have time to visit her because he was too busy with work.
Leads all manufacturing technology and operations. More than 25 years of technical managerial experience at APC, A123, and Gridco Systems. When he’s not working at SES he’s either on his boat or playing his drums.
Jonathan has more than ten years of global supply chain management experience at Apple and P&G Duracell, with an emphasis on next-generation cell manufacturing and semiconductor fabrication. He has an uncanny knack for finding great restaurants and is the coolest person in the company.
Deep experience in marketing, communications and recruiting. Twice failed entrepreneur. Now, focused on everything to help SolidEnergy grow.
SolidEnergy is not for everyone. If you want to push the boundaries of what’s possible; if you understand that fighting the status quo is never easy but always worth it; if you want the chance to give everything you’ve got, with no limits on what you can achieve; join us.
SolidEnergy embraces diversity and competition. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, sexual orientation, religion or national origin. But we do discriminate between those who can get things done and those who can’t. Slackers, dead wood and prima donnas need not apply.