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Our Values

Always be adapting.

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We move with conviction, and we never shy away from what the data is telling us, even if that means changing course. There’s no shame in ending up in a different place than you expected, as long as your next step is purposeful.

Be the i in team.

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OK, so it’s a silent “i.” But it’s the “i” that says: I should help out. I should speak up. I should share an idea. I should just start.

 

The best teams are built on trust, and trust is built on proactivity and candor.

Think big and deliver.

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Having a vision is great. Following through is even better. For solutions to important problems, we believe that 99% rounds down to zero, and that making an impact means finishing the job. We attend to detail because that’s how systems are built and sustained.

Respect life.

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We believe value is generated by circulating, not extracting, resources. That goes for the planet, and for ourselves. We’re in this for the long haul, so we seek balance and meaning in and outside of our professional lives. 

 

Doing good for our world also means doing good for ourselves and each other.

Co-Founder & CEO
Peter Godart

Peter is a former NASA scientist and MIT PhD on a mission to address the climate crisis by turning waste materials into carbon-free, energy-dense replacements for fossil fuels.

Co-Founder & CBO
Gadi Ruschin

Gadi is an experienced entrepreneur who has changed the shipping industry's age-old practices by digitizing their paper trail.

Chief Science Officer
Ariel Jackson

Ariel has over a decade of experience in energy conversion R&D, from his PhD at Stanford to several years developing aluminum-water batteries for undersea power delivery.

Materials Engineering Manager
Diana Giulietti

Diana is a chemical and materials engineer (BS/MS) who has accumulated a diverse skill set over her 10 years of professional experience in aerospace materials, advanced manufacturing, and data science.

Director of Mechanical Engineering
Colin O'Shea

Colin is a mechanical engineer who has over a decade of interdisciplinary engineering and leadership experience at startups spanning industries such as automotive, chemical processing and fusion energy.

Marketing Manager
Jin Kao

Jin is a marketing professional with years of experience in the B2B software start-up space. They are now excited to apply their skill set towards promoting clean energy tech.

Mechanical Engineer
Luis Carbajal

Luis is a creative, multi-faceted engineer with 7 years of experience designing solutions in industries ranging from tech to education.

Chemical Engineering Manager
Nick Craig

Nick is a Chemical Engineer with over five years of experience in engineering and R&D for a broad range of energy storage applications.

Automation Controls Engineer
Nick Holmes

Nicholas Holmes is a seasoned Automation & Controls Engineer with extensive experience in advanced materials. He excels in automation systems design and controls engineering, leading projects that enhance product functionality and operational safety.

Mechanical Engineer
Jessie Lowe

Jessie is a mechanical engineer with a passion for energy systems and their novel applications to fight the climate crisis.

Electrochemical Engineer
Doreen Burchell

Doreen is an electrochemical engineer with over ten years of experience in flow battery electrochemical stacks including design, assembly, teardowns, testing, durability, and performance.

Laboratory Technician
Dylan Gilbert

Dylan Gilbert is a lab technician with experience in experimental research, having collaborated on projects ranging from polymer viscosity measurements to neutron scattering beamline optimization, and possessing a multidisciplinary background in physics and civil engineering.

Operations Generalist
Thérèse Landry

Thérèse’s experience in business administration and operations spans multiple fields, including the entrepreneurial high tech startup space. With a passionate desire to make a difference, the decision to join in Found Energy’s mission was an easy one.

Staff Technician
Larry Nash

Larry has over 30 years experience in Research and Development and aircraft maintenance. For several years he has been involved in the development of aluminum-based energy systems.

Chemical Engineer
Christopher Wagstaff

Chris is a Chemical Engineer (PhD) with expertise in separations, carbon capture, and polymer science. The opportunity to assist scaling up a unique process is what interests and drives him.

Director of Product and Business Development
Jocelyn Foulke

Jocelyn is an experienced strategy leader and operator with extensive experience launching new programs, scaling high-quality services, and leading diverse teams.

Materials Engineer
Ingrid Guha

Ingrid is a materials scientist whose work in the industry for 5+ years has centered on finding energy-efficient materials solutions for interdisciplinary applications. Her interests have ranged from oil/water separation (as part of her MIT PhD) to thermal management for industrial applications.

Team

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Supporters

Found Energy is backed by industry leaders in energy and climate tech.

Respect life.

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We believe value is generated by circulating, not extracting, resources. This concept extends to how we treat our planet, our colleagues, and ourselves. We strive to sustain an environment where people are constantly inspired to do their best work.

Be the “i” in team.

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“I should help out”, “I should speak up”, “I should share an idea”, “I should just start”. Strong teams are built on proactivity, communication, and creativity at the individual level.

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We move with conviction, and we never shy away from what the data are telling us, even if that means changing course. There’s no shame in ending up in a different place than expected, as long as the vision is clear and the next step is purposeful.

Always be adapting.

Think big and deliver.

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Having a vision is great. Following through is even better. For solutions to important problems, we believe that making an impact means finishing the job. We value practicality and attention to detail because that’s how systems are built and sustained.

Values

Found Energy believes first and foremost in securing a livable and equitable future for our planet, and we are looking for people who share this belief to come aboard.

Found Energy believes first and foremost in securing a sustainable and equitable future for our planet, and that climate change is among the greatest and most preventable threats to this future. At Found, we are doing our part to mitigate and adapt to climate change by providing an inexpensive, safe, and ethical alternative to fossil fuels. Through our novel energy carriers, we are bringing clean energy to the most difficult-to-decarbonize industries on Earth.

We're bringing clean energy to heavy industry.
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