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
Ralph has more than 23 years of business and product development experience in Li-ion and Li primary batteries and materials for consumer, industrial and military applications at BASF and Ultralife. He is a battle-hardened fighter who wants more, and does not like to be interrupted when he talks unless he’s with customers.
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.
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.
Tatyana has more than twenty years of product research, development and marketing experience in Li-ion and Li primary batteries at P&G Duracell and Ultralife. She received her PhD in polymer chemistry, and is fluent in Russian and English. She is powered by creativity, charged by innovation and recharged by sailing and skiing.
Jaehee earned a master’s degree in chemistry from Northeastern University and has more than a decade of experience in material science development and technology. As the first employee of SolidEnergy, she has played an essential role in the technology development of our industry-leading Li-metal cell. She has been part of the journey through its ups and downs and is a loyal believer in the company vision.
Key early-stage employee and deep critical thinker, Arun keeps the company vision grounded in solid science. By far the smartest and most difficult-to-impress guy in the company.
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.