"Brian has a great combination of experience, industry savvy and technology background”, said Ted Alexander, managing partner at Mission Ventures and a Carbon Micro Battery Board Member. “We are very excited to have him join Carbon Micro."
Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 1, 2010
Carbon Micro Battery Corporation, an Irvine California-based rechargeable battery solutions company focused on developing advanced materials and architectures to innovate energy storage, today announced that Brian Wong has joined the company as president and CEO. "Brian has a great combination of experience, industry savvy and technology background”, said Ted Alexander, managing partner at Mission Ventures and a Carbon Micro Battery Board Member. “We are very excited to have him join Carbon Micro. Brian’s experience in the consumer electronics, power management, and semiconductor sector and his track record of building technology companies make him a perfect fit to lead the Company through the next era of energy storage innovation.”
With 27 years experience in the consumer electronics, power, and the semiconductor industry, Wong's background dovetails well with Carbon Micro Battery’s target market and manufacturing strategy. Prior to joining Carbon Micro Battery, he was President and CEO of D2Audio Corporation (Austin, TX) until the merger with Intersil Corporation, after which he directed the Intersil-D2Audio business during the integration of the companies. Previously, he was CEO of Primarion, a company focused on power management and optical communications, which was later acquired by Infineon. Prior to that, he was with TRW, where he held various management and engineering roles.
"Carbon Micro Battery’s innovative technology allows us to address the explosion in mobile personal electronics and the demand for packing in more energy into smaller and lighter batteries for mobile devices”, said Brian Wong. "I am excited to lead that charge and help the company realize its full potential. With our great technical team, I am confident that Carbon Micro Battery will stay at the forefront of the rechargeable energy storage market.”
Dr. Benjamin Park, Founder/CTO and member of the Board of Directors of Carbon Micro Battery explained, “I’m very excited to have Brian on board. I’m confident that Brian’s experience and his contagious energy will help drive the team to deliver next generation energy storage devices within the year.”
About Carbon Micro Battery
Carbon Micro Battery Corporation is a company focused on innovating energy storage. The company’s advances in materials and battery architectures enable higher capacity/volume rechargeable Li-Ion batteries for a wide range of applications, starting with mobile and consumer electronics.
More information can be found on the company website at: http://www.c-mb.com