GROUP14 TECHNOLOGY

WE'RE ON A QUEST TO ELECTRIFY THE WORLD

The electrification of everything starts with amazing people. We believe that a more sustainably powered world requires solutions for today, not years from now. The passion, collaboration, perseverance, and bravery of our team continually inspires us to push beyond the conventional to deliver the truly incredible with everything we do.

The electrification of everything starts with amazing people. We believe that a more sustainably powered world requires solutions for today, not years from now. The passion, collaboration, perseverance, and bravery of our team continually inspires us to push beyond the conventional to deliver the truly incredible with everything we do.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

ERIC (RICK)
LUEBBE

CEO, Co-Founder

Rick has over two decades of experience both in technology and in management consulting. Before founding Group14, he co-founded and led EnerG2 as CEO through its growth stages from 2003 until its acquisition by BASF in 2016. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Oscilla Power, is an Army veteran, and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Rick has over two decades of experience both in technology and in management consulting. Before founding Group14, he co-founded and led EnerG2 as CEO through its growth stages from 2003 until its acquisition by BASF in 2016. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Oscilla Power, is an Army veteran, and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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HENRY (RICK)

COSTANTINO

CTO, Co-Founder

Rick has spent over 20 years developing products across the biopharmaceutical and chemical industries at companies such as Genentech, Alkermes, and Nastech. Prior to founding Group14, he served as the VP of Research and Development at EnerG2. Holder of more than 50 U.S. patents and 50 publications, Rick earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T.

Rick has spent over 20 years developing products across the biopharmaceutical and chemical industries at companies such as Genentech, Alkermes, and Nastech. Prior to founding Group14, he served as the VP of Research and Development at EnerG2. Holder of more than 50 U.S. patents and 50 publications, Rick earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T.

GRANT
RAY

VP, Marketing

Grant is a long-time entrepreneurial veteran, helping bring new ideas into the moving world. He has helped define go-to-market strategies, customer trends, and platform solutions across the automotive, autonomous, and deep tech sectors. Prior to joining Group14, Grant has worked with companies including Polysync, SF Motors, Alta Motors, Piaggio, and more. He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Grant is a long-time entrepreneurial veteran, helping bring new ideas into the moving world. He has helped define go-to-market strategies, customer trends, and platform solutions across the automotive, autonomous, and deep tech sectors. Prior to joining Group14, Grant has worked with companies including Polysync, SF Motors, Alta Motors, Piaggio, and more. He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University.

CHRIS
TIMMONS

VP, Engineering

Chris is responsible for the development and commercial implementation of Group14’s manufacturing processes. His experience covers the spectrum from safe and cost-effective manufacturing to continuous improvement and ISO-level quality management.

Chris is responsible for the development and commercial implementation of Group14’s manufacturing processes. His experience covers the spectrum from safe and cost-effective manufacturing to continuous improvement and ISO-level quality management.

INNOVATION TEAM

ABIRAMI

DHANABALAN, PH.D.

Senior Research Scientist

As Group14’s leading electrochemist, Abi is responsible for providing relevant, robust, and rapid feedback on material performance in lithium-ion batteries. She also provides electrochemical guidance for our customers’ qualification processes.

As Group14’s leading electrochemist, Abi is responsible for providing relevant, robust, and rapid feedback on material performance in lithium-ion batteries. She also provides electrochemical guidance for our customers’ qualification processes.

AVERY

SAKSHAUG

Manager, Research & Development

The lead inventor of SCC55™, Avery is responsible for the product’s design and development. He continues to pioneer new materials and methods in the quest to further improve the world’s energy storage systems.

The lead inventor of SCC55™, Avery is responsible for the product’s design and development. He continues to pioneer new materials and methods in the quest to further improve the world’s energy storage systems.

FRANK

BRUNEEL, P.E.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Frank has extensive experience on engineering systems for complex powder manufacturing, including silicon. Frank is leading the charge on site readiness and equipment installation for the commercial launch of SCC55™.

Frank has extensive experience on engineering systems for complex powder manufacturing, including silicon. Frank is leading the charge on site readiness and equipment installation for the commercial launch of SCC55™.

NATHAN D.

PHILLIP, PH.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Nathan supports the design and development of Group14’s materials with a focus on characterization and surface modification, towards maximizing performance in our customers’ products.

Nathan supports the design and development of Group14’s materials with a focus on characterization and surface modification, towards maximizing performance in our customers’ products.

RAJAN

PATEL, PH.D.

Senior Research Scientist

An expert in the design of nanostructured materials, Rajan applies process science to elucidate the relationship between silicon synthesis, structure and electrochemical performance.

An expert in the design of nanostructured materials, Rajan applies process science to elucidate the relationship between silicon synthesis, structure and electrochemical performance.

CAREERS FOR UNCONVENTIAL THINKERS

SCALE MADE POSSIBLE WITH OUR AMAZING PARTNERS

Supporting our pioneering leaders and dedicated scientists and engineers is our roster of impressive board advisors and strategic partners, chosen due to their breadth of technical and operational industry expertise. From the lab and beyond, Group14 is powered by some of the best and brightest industry minds on the electrification of everything.

Supporting our pioneering leaders and dedicated scientists and engineers is our roster of impressive board advisors and strategic partners, chosen due to their breadth of technical and operational industry expertise. From the lab and beyond, Group14 is powered by some of the best and brightest industry minds on the electrification of everything.

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BOARD OF
DIRECTORS

Bill Funcannon
Bob Lutz
Eric (Rick) Luebbe
Gerry Langeler
John Reagh

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