Senior Director, Energy Storage @ Swinerton Renewable Energy
Chairman @ Energy Storage Association (ESA)
Vice President Business Development, Energy Storage @ RES (Renewable Energy Systems Ltd)
University of California, Los Angeles
Renewable energy technology and start-up veteran in areas of renewable energy, fuel cells, batteries, telecom, and nanotechnology. More than 20 years of experience working with renewable energy technologies overlapping with 9 years in nanotechnology. Highly experienced in building teams and capabilities that accelerate the development cycle. Majority of career spent in ground-level projects (synchrotron radiation spectroscopy of
Renewable energy technology and start-up veteran in areas of renewable energy, fuel cells, batteries, telecom, and nanotechnology. More than 20 years of experience working with renewable energy technologies overlapping with 9 years in nanotechnology. Highly experienced in building teams and capabilities that accelerate the development cycle. Majority of career spent in ground-level projects (synchrotron radiation spectroscopy of Li-ion materials, nanoscale material based Li-ion components, nanoscale material and processes for telecom components, disruptive manufacturing of fuel cell stacks, new system designs for flow batteries) resulting in 21 US patents awarded, over 12 US applications pending, and numerous international patents. Lectured on energy storage and flow battery technologies at Stanford, UC Berkeley, national laboratories, and utilities.
Specialties: Fundraising, patents, establishing partnerships and proposal writing for government funding. Specific technical and market expertise in flow batteries, lithium-ion batteries, lead-acid batteries, nanoscale battery materials & components, fuel cell fabrication & design, nanoscale materials processing & deposition, ceramic powder & component processing, active telecom components, materials characterization, synchrotron radiation spectroscopy, and nanoscale optical materials & structures.
Vice President Business Development, Energy Storage @ * Developing new markets around the globe for RES' storage solutions
* Evaluating new business models for RES' energy storage business
* Supporting RES Energy Storage group on vendor interactions and project analysis From September 2015 to Present (4 months) San Francisco Bay AreaBoard Member @ * Elected to Board by vote of membership at 2014 Annual Meeting
* Serving as Chair, Membership Committee. Also serving on Programs & Events Committee and 2015 EESAT Advisory Board.
* 2015 Nominating Committee Chair, 2015 Annual Meeting Task Force From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder @ From May 2013 to April 2015 (2 years) CEO and Co-Founder @ From June 2008 to May 2013 (5 years) Advisor @ From February 2009 to December 2012 (3 years 11 months) Consulting @ From 2007 to 2008 (1 year) Vice President, Technology @ From January 2007 to August 2007 (8 months) Director, Electrochemical Applications @ From December 2005 to December 2006 (1 year 1 month) Sr. Vice President, Engineering and Founder @ From February 2003 to December 2005 (2 years 11 months) Advisor @ From 2003 to 2004 (1 year) Director, Materials and Process Engineering @ From September 2001 to February 2003 (1 year 6 months) Senior Scientist @ From August 1998 to September 2001 (3 years 2 months) Graduate Student Research Assistant @ From August 1993 to August 1998 (5 years 1 month) Fuel Cell Engineer @ From May 1988 to June 1993 (5 years 2 months)
Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering @ University of California, Berkeley From 1993 to 1998 M.S., Materials Science & Engineering @ University of California, Los Angeles From 1989 to 1993 B.S. (High Honors), Materials Science & Engineering @ University of Florida From 1983 to 1988 Craig Horne is skilled in: Patents, Fundraising, Fuel Cells, Characterization, Batteries, Spectroscopy, Cleantech, Nanotechnology, Lithium-ion Batteries, Electrochemistry, Start-ups, Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Electric Vehicles, Entrepreneurship
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