ABOUT AMPRIUS100% Silicon Nanowire* Anode Technology Revolutionizes Lithium-ion Batteries
Research & developmentBuilding on research at Stanford University, Amprius Technologies continually explores new ways to improve battery technology and manufacturing processes. Amprius Technologies’ batteries have established breakthrough performance with new cells approaching 450 Wh/kg over hundreds of cycles.
Real world applicationsAmprius Technologies has demonstrated scalable manufacturing and revolutionary performance in real world applications. The company’s game changing battery is a proven solution for advanced products and mission critical applications.
Delivering 100% Silicon nanowire* batteries todayFounded in 2008, Amprius Technologies is a pioneer and the established leader in the production of silicon anodes for high energy density lithium-ion batteries. Setting a precedent for scalable silicon anode production, Amprius developed a unique manufacturing process to grow 3D structures in a roll-to-roll system.
Quality assuranceAmprius Technologies employs a customer-focused Quality Management System. The focus on quality and the quality system has been validated through independent certification to ISO 9001.
In demandAmprius Technologies’ batteries are designed into High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS), and advanced wearables and drones. Batteries are in development for electric vehicles and robotics. Additionally, the company is scaling production capabilities to meet the growing demand.
Our mission and the path forward
The leadership team
Dr. Kang Sun
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Sun is a globally recognized business executive and industry visionary. Prior to Amprius, Dr. Sun led two business ventures in the renewable energy space – JA Solar Co. Ltd. (launched IPO on NASDAQ) and RayTracker Inc. (acquired by First Solar Inc). He also served as vice president and general manager at Honeywell International Inc. and vice president and CTO at Oce, N.V.
Mr. Jon Bornstein
Chief Operating Officer
Jon is a results-driven leader of R&D, product development, and manufacturing with a record of success in organizations ranging from pre-product start-ups to public companies. He is a Silicon Valley veteran who has spent the better part of his career in the semiconductor industry and brings a wealth of experience in technology development and high volume manufacturing.
Ms. Sandra Wallach
Chief Financial Officer
Sandra brings to Amprius Technologies over 20 years of multifaceted financial experience leading global public and private enterprises. Most recently she was CFO of Identiv, Inc. [NASDAQ INVE], building on leadership positions at MiaSole, Juniper Networks, Intuit and General Electric.
Mr. Aaron Bakke
Vice President of Quality and Operations
Aaron has deep expertise in quality and manufacturing, with broad experience in the automotive and aerospace industries. He has a record of success in lean manufacturing, ERP implementation, quality assurance, and supply chain management. His dedication to excellence has resulted in globally recognized accomplishments in quality assurance.
Mr. Ronnie Tao
Vice President of Business Development
Ronnie is an industry veteran with buyer and supply-side experience along with key strategic development and sale roles. He successfully led market penetration efforts that span Fortune 500 to mid-size and small companies. Ronnie has a wealth of experience in many market verticals including mobility, robotics, and consumer electronics.
Vice President of Infrastructure
Andrew brings over 30 years of facility development and management experience to Amprius. Most recently, he served as the Director of Facilities for Panasonic Energy of North America at Tesla’s first Gigafactory in Sparks, NV. Andrew is a Certified Facility Manager and has held different senior management positions for expansions of critical infrastructures at The Jackson Laboratory, Xyratex International, Jacobs Engineering Group, Optisolar, and NEC Electronics America.