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Board of Directors

Ron Resnick (President & Chairman of the Board), AirFuel Alliance

Ron Resnick is a business development professional with over 25 years of experience successfully growing high technology businesses and their ecosystems. Ron serves as President and Chairman of the Board for AirFuel Alliance, continuing the role he occupied within Power Matters Alliance. From 2002 - 2012, Ron filled various roles at Intel and as President and Chairman of the Board of the WiMAX Forum, an industry association driving 4G wireless broadband. At Intel, Ron launched and served as General Manager of Intel's Broadband Wireless business startup delivering one of the first 4G broadband modems. Initial role at Intel included Intel Capital Investment Director and Director of New Business Development at Intel's Architecture Labs, successfully funding and managing the launch of multiple seed and new business ventures. Earlier in his career, Ron was Vice President of Marketing at a computer peripherals manufacturer and developed one of the first VOIP instant messaging applications. Prior to his contributions in the corporate world, Ron also served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force.

Ken Moore (AirFuel Treasurer), Semtech

Ken Moore is the Vice President and General Manager of the Triune Product Group at Semtech, with responsibility for the Wireless Power and Isolated Switching product lines.  He has over 25 years of semiconductor experience in custom Mixed Signal and Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) design, product definition and development, marketing and brand management, and customer relationship management.  Before joining Semtech (then Triune Systems), he built and managed a $200 million networking customer ASIC business at Texas Instruments.  In his career at TI, Ken held both senior technical and business management roles, contributing to the development and market commercialization of products that have generated over $1 billion in revenue for the company.  Ken holds a BSEE from the University of California at Irvine and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Oksana Davis (Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary), AirFuel Alliance

Oksana Davis acts as Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary of AirFuel Alliance. Her Primary responsibilities are to provide legal advice, corporate governance, contract negotiation and drafting, legal research and other corporate business services for AirFuel. Ms. Davis has experience working with other technology trade organizations and consortiums whose members include Fortune 500 technology companies. She has practiced as an Associate and Contract Attorney in business, technology, and corporate law with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP (a 100+ attorney full service law firm) and Steven James Davis APC (a premier San Diego based law firm). Her areas of practice include corporate governance, entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and a variety of other corporate and business activities. She served as Legal Counsel for Satellite Security Corporation, a publicly traded GPS asset tracking company. Ms. Davis is licensed to practice law in California and the Ukraine. She received her Specialist's Diploma with Honors in Jurisprudence (equivalent to a Juris Doctor degree, Cum Laude, in the United States) from the National Academy of Law of Ukraine. Ms. Davis also received a LL.M. degree in Comparative Law, Cum Laude, from California Western School of Law.

Clint Chaplin, Samsung Electronics

Clint Chaplin is a Director at Samsung Research and Development Institute - Silicon Valley (SRA-SV), and has been active in the networking technology field for many years, including UWB, IEEE 802.11/Wi-Fi, Visible Light Communication, DRM, Body Area Networks, SmartGrid, NFC, and now Wireless Power Transfer.  Mr. Chaplin has been active in many industry alliances and Standards Development Organizations as a part of his work in networking technology, including IETF, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15, IEEE 802.21, Wi-Fi Alliance, NFC Forum, CEA, ECMA, LongPura, WiMedia Alliance, and most recently Alliance for Wireless Power.

Scott Fischel, Qualcomm Technologies

Scott Fischel is a Senior Staff Engineer at Qualcomm Technologies. He has over 20 years of experience delivering advanced technologies from laboratory to market in roles ranging from systems engineering to product test and development to industry standards development. Mr Fischel holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lucie Tuan, Starbucks

Robert A. Klosterboer, ON Semiconductor

Robert Klosterboer joined the Company in March 2008 and currently serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Application Products Group for ON Semiconductor and SCI LLC. From March 2008 to September 2012 he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the business unit then known as the Automotive, industrial, Medical, & Mil/Aero Group. He has more than two decades of experience in the electronics industry. During his career, Mr. Klosterboer has held various engineering, marketing and product line management positions and responsibilities. Prior to joining ON Semiconductor in 2008, Mr. Klosterboer was Senior Vice President, Automotive & Industrial Group for AMI Semiconductor, Inc. Mr. Klosterboer joined AMIS in 1982 as a test engineer and during his tenure there he also was a design engineer, field applications engineer, design section manager, program development manager, and product marketing manager. Mr. Klosterboer holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering technology from Montana State University.

Brad Miller, Gill Electronics

Brad Miller , Director, Advanced Development for Gill Electronics, is responsible for research, technology development, and product/process innovation across all of Gill’s product lines. This includes leading Gill Electronics extensive efforts in innovation, integration, and commercialization of wireless power into automotive, furniture, medical, and power sports products. Miller has more than 20+ years experience in developing and bringing innovative products to the market. At Gill since 1999 he has lead the development and launch of numerous products that have established Gill as a global partner for innovative products. Previous to working at Gill, he has worked at several global manufacturers focused on trim, seating, electronics, mirrors and glass in various positions in product development, program management, sales and marketing.

Mani Parmar, Duracell

Mani Parmar manages business development for Duracell. In these roles, he is responsible for leading the new business creation and strategic alliance activity for wireless power transfer and advanced battery technology. During his 21 year career with Duracell, Gillette and Procter & Gamble, Mani has held various positions in product management, technical marketing and most recently as the Director, Global OEM Business. Mani holds a BS in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK.

Bill Plumb, MediaTek Incorporated

Ajay Kwatra, Dell

Itay Sherman, Powermat

Jon Sirota, WiTricity Corp

Jon Sirota is Director of Operations for WiTricity Corp, whose business focuses solely on the advancement of the use of wireless energy transfer. Jon has been involved in the technical and managerial aspects of emerging technology ventures for many years, including companies focused on semiconductors, high density and high reliability power components, communication technologies, and currently, wireless power transfer. In addition to his joining the Board of A4WP, Jon is also active in the worldwide standardization activities for high power wireless power transfer to charge electric and hybrid-electric vehicles, working with SAE J2954, ISO 19363 and IEC 61980.

Jon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Neeraj Sahejpal, Energous

Neeraj Sahejpal is the Vice President of Marketing of Energous Corporation and is responsible for all aspects of Product Strategy, Product Management, Product Marketing and Business Development. He has over 25 years of semiconductor experience, including the design and marketing of custom Radio Frequency (RF) and Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) products. Before joining Energous, Neeraj helped seed and scale the Wireless Entertainment connectivity business at Broadcom and held a senior marketing position at PMC Sierra. Prior to that, Neeraj co-founded a wireless startup and held senior positions in ASIC design while working for Inkra Networks, NVIDIA and Oak Technology (now Zoran). During his career, Neeraj has taken multiple wireless technologies to the global market. Neeraj is also the founding chair of the Uncoupled Working Committee (UWC) as part of the AirFuel Alliance. Neeraj received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication from the National Institute of Technology, India and both MSCE and MBA from Santa Clara University. Neeraj has also completed the Executive Program in Strategic Marketing at the Stanford Graduate Business School.