Mr. Townsend brings a solid entrepreneurial background to ZPower. He founded and developed two start-up companies and successfully moved two companies to more than $1B in revenue. He is a former VP of Business Development for Fluidic Energy, and has led business development efforts at A123 Systems. Mr. Townsend raised capital for both small and large ventures and has developed strong relationships in a range of markets including energy storage, utility, solar, automotive, consumer electronics and the software industry. His clients have included Google, Samsung, Yelp, Duke Energy, Southern CA Edison, General Motors, Mercedes, Johnson Controls as well as other Fortune 500 companies.
MBA , Michigan State University; Bachelor of Science, Engineering, University of Central Lancashire, England.