Leadership

Vision Statement

We deliver world changing, life enhancing and cutting edge technologies through graphene – enabled solutions and products.

Mission Statement

  • Build a sustainable growth company
  • Be a respected leader in both graphene engineered solutions, energy industries and emerging applications
  • Reward existing and future investors​
  • Recognize and reward existing and future employees​

Team

Company Leadership

Dr. Bor Z. Jang

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board

Pioneer in graphene technology; world’s first to discover graphene in 2002.

Recognized as world’s No. 1 graphene inventor (>300 graphene-related US patents and patent applications + numerous international patents).

Dr. Aruna Zhamu

Co-Founder & President of Honeycomb Battery Company

450 US patents and patent applications – one of only a handful of female scientists to hold over 150 US patents.

Recognized as the world’s No. 2 graphene inventor (>250 graphene-related US patents).

John Davis

COO

30+ years of international experience as global business and operations executive leader in ultrathin lithium battery, titanium dioxide and metal, specialty chemical, polymers, and minerals.

Successfully expanded small regional chemical business into global business with JV and key commercial partnerships.

Board of Director member for JV with European Water Treatment Company in South America that turned profitable in 3 years.

Multiple startups to commercialization experience including a startup of a greenfield new titanium metal powder business that was first of its kind technology for continuous chemical process.  

Implemented large capital expansions and rationalization for business optimization and profitability with drive for excellence. 

B.S. in Chemical Engineering (BSCHE) and (MBA) both from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL.

Stuart Blair

CFO

30+ years of experience in manufacturing, commercial startup, and distribution businesses.

Previously, CFO & Controller for national manufacturer, was integral in PE and integration.

15+ years with global manufacturer with successful greenfield startup responsibilities in Cincinnati and Toronto.

BS in Accounting from University of Akron.

Adam Quirk

VP Business Development

Senior executive with P&L, operational and general management experience in armor and advanced ceramics companies.

M&A, business start up and operational integration growth strategy success at L3 Engility and Skyworks Solutions.

Bob Crouch

Director of Intellectual Property

30 years experience in IP in law firms and as Chief Patent Counsel for small and large high-tech companies.

IP Strategist and Registered Patent Attorney. Worked in hundreds of technical fields including with nanotechnology, batteries, and ultracapacitors.

Dr. Yijun Lin

President of TGC

Over 15 years of experience in the transition of nanomaterial-based products from the laboratory to the market.

Research efforts led to the development of graphene-based products, such as dispersions, masterbatch compounds, chemical functionalization, coating, dispersion of carbon nanomaterials, and conductive films as well as numerous nano-enhanced, polymeric composite end-products utilizing the multi-functional properties of graphene materials.

Scaled up the manufacturing capacity of graphene-based materials from grams per day to tons per month.  

Authored over 32 publications, 26 patents on the development and application of Graphene-based materials, and Implementation of over 20 government projects.

Received PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University.