Irvine, California (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
Enevate Corporation, a leading developer of advanced rechargeable Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, is pleased to announce that Steve Pierce has joined its executive management team as vice president of engineering. In this role, Mr. Pierce will lead the product development and process engineering efforts for Enevate’s Li-ion batteries utilizing its novel HD-Energy™ Technology.
Based in Irvine, California, Enevate is focused on developing next-generation Li-ion batteries for smartphones, tablets, and ultra-thin notebook PCs that deliver significantly higher energy density in thinner form factors to enable longer runtimes in less space.
“We are delighted to have Steve join the Enevate team,” said Brian Wong, CEO of Enevate. “His technical expertise and broad hands-on manufacturing involvement, combined with lengthy experience and leadership in the Li-ion and polymer battery industry make him an ideal addition to our senior management team.”
Mr. Pierce has over 26 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing operations, product creation and process development. Prior to Enevate, he was co-founder and COO of Polystor Energy Corporation in Livermore, California developing advanced Li-ion batteries. Before that, Mr. Pierce was VP of operations at Ultracell, a developer of portable micro fuel cells. He has also held senior management roles at Ener1 and EnerDel for lithium battery development and manufacturing, and at Polystor Corporation driving all aspects of manufacturing of advanced Li-ion prismatic and polymer batteries. Earlier, Mr. Pierce started his career with lead positions at Proctor & Gamble, and Davis Wire in various manufacturing and operational roles.
About Enevate (http://www.enevate.com)
Enevate Corporation is an advanced rechargeable energy storage company based in Irvine, CA. Enevate’s breakthrough HD-Energy™ Technology delivers the promise of tomorrow's battery capacity in today's standard Li-ion ecosystem focused on next-generation smartphones, tablets, and ultra-thin notebook PCs. Enevate’s batteries are based on innovative materials and battery architectures that deliver higher energy capacity in smaller and thinner sizes, while maintaining compatibility with existing Li-ion battery applications. The company is privately held; investors include Mission Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Enevate, the Enevate logo and HD-Energy are trademarks of the Enevate Corporation.