A materials technologist and serial entrepreneur, Bala Padmakumar has been the CEO of Amperics Inc since 2011, a high performance energy storage play that originated at UCLA. In that time Amperics has transitioned from proof-of-concept to full characterized products that are scaling into volume production and revenue. Apart from being in founding and senior management roles over the course of his career he was also a venture partner at XSeed capital. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford.
Bala’s enjoys working with a technical teams to develop from concept, a customer ready product and raise capital from a variety of sources to scale organizations to success.