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Corporate Bio L3 - 24M

24M Corporate Bios

Our Executive Team

Dr. Yet-Ming Chiang
Chief Scientist & Co-Founder
Rick Feldt
President, CEO & Chairman
Naoki Ota
CTO
Dan Russell
VP of Operations

Dr. Yet-Ming Chiang

Chief Scientist & Co-Founder

Dr. Chiang is a professor of Material Science and Engineering at MIT and one of the top battery researchers in the world. He previously co-founded American Superconductor and A123 Systems, has published more than 200 scientific articles and holds more than 60 patents. He serves on numerous government and academic advisory committees.

Dr. Chiang is a professor of Material Science and Engineering at MIT and one of the top battery researchers in the world. He previously co-founded American Superconductor and A123 Systems, has published more than 200 scientific articles and holds more than 60 patents. He serves on numerous government and academic advisory committees.

Rick Feldt

President, CEO & Chairman

Mr. Feldt has over 25 years’ experience as an operating executive in companies that design and manufacture complex products. He was the Chairman and CEO of Evergreen Solar, an integrated manufacturer of solar wafers, cells, and panels. He has lead numerous technology companies through significant periods of growth.

Mr. Feldt has over 25 years’ experience as an operating executive in companies that design and manufacture complex products. He was the Chairman and CEO of Evergreen Solar, an integrated manufacturer of solar wafers, cells, and panels. He has lead numerous technology companies through significant periods of growth.

Naoki Ota

CTO

Mr. Ota is a recognized global expert in lithium-ion batteries. He was a member of the Japanese team that built the first lithium-ion battery. He co-founded Quallion serving the medical and aerospace industries. As CTO and COO of Enerdel, he led the HEV, PHEV, EV and grid storage product lines and developed a 1GWh production capability.

Mr. Ota is a recognized global expert in lithium-ion batteries. He was a member of the Japanese team that built the first lithium-ion battery. He co-founded Quallion serving the medical and aerospace industries. As CTO and COO of Enerdel, he led the HEV, PHEV, EV and grid storage product lines and developed a 1GWh production capability.

Dan Russell

VP of Operations

Mr. Russell has over 30 years of experience in technical and operational leadership roles in electronic materials and components industries. Prior to joining 24M he was the SVP of Manufacturing and Operations at Pixelligent Technologies, the world's leading manufacturer of high refractive index materials, as well as VP of International Operations at Evergreen Solar, an integrated manufacturer of solar wafers, cells, and panels.

Mr. Russell has over 30 years of experience in technical and operational leadership roles in electronic materials and components industries. Prior to joining 24M he was the SVP of Manufacturing and Operations at Pixelligent Technologies, the world's leading manufacturer of high refractive index materials, as well as VP of International Operations at Evergreen Solar, an integrated manufacturer of solar wafers, cells, and panels.