With 20 years of experience leading a wide range of technology-based companies and organizations, Mr. Pearson joined Aquion in March of 2011 as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pearson’s professional experience spans a broad range of industries including uninterruptible power systems (UPS), fuel cell power systems, personal electric vehicles, electronics assembly equipment and materials, digital imaging and defense systems.
Dr. Whitacre is the Founder of Aquion Energy and has served as the CTO since inception. He became an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon in 2007, with a joint appointment in Materials Science & Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy departments.
John Connolly joined Aquion in May of 2011 and brings over 25 years of strong financial and operations experience. He has significant experience in the financial management of both public and early stage high growth technology companies, as well as a record of achievement in assisting the growth of emerging companies.
Jim Bucholtz joined Aquion in October 2012 as the Vice President of Quality with 20 years of experience at several leading companies in the semiconductor industry. Jim is a strong advocate for the customer and focuses on consistent improvement in highly technical environments.
Amy Higgins joined Aquion in March of 2012 and brings over 15 years of HR experience in a variety of industries, including the high-tech and manufacturing segments. In 2006, Amy founded Global Human Resources Group, which provides companies with the knowledge and tools to maximize the productivity, effectiveness and motivation of human capital.
Don Humphreys joined Aquion in March of 2010 and brings extensive experience in transitioning battery R&D to very large-scale manufacturing. Throughout his career, he has held various positions in the Gillette and Procter & Gamble organizations.
With more than 25 years of leadership experience in a wide range of technology-based companies and organizations, Paul recently joined Aquion Energy. Paul’s professional experience spans a broad spectrum of industries including wireless communications, energy storage, electronics, optical fiber, metals and passive components manufacturing.