Brian hails from Hillsboro, Oregon. After undergraduate research at MIT, he studied electrochemistry as a DOE Fellowship graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill with Professor Jillian Dempsey. As a researcher at Uppsala University in Sweden he worked at the fusion of robotics, materials science, and ion physics while managing diverse team projects. Brian now uses his experience to lead cutting-edge battery research at EC Power. Outside EC Power he looks for birds and runs Dungeons & Dragons campaigns.