President and CEO
Ben Wrightsman is a strategic global industry executive with over 22 years of experience in high-tech manufacturing, electronics, advance battery, energy economy, and product development companies. He has a passion for finding and utilizing untapped resources and capabilities within a company to open up new opportunities for growth and revenue generation along with rehabilitation.
Ben’s diverse background in executive leadership, mergers and acquisitions, research and development, new production introduction, engineering, business and product development, operations, field support, and supply chain gives him a broad range of understating to tackle problems at all levels of the organization.
Ben has held key positions with one of industry’s leading electronics contract manufacturers, large format lithium battery manufacturer, advanced energy development firm, non-profit battery commercialization center, and owns and advises multiple small business ventures/startups. His career has taken him all over the world; working, living, supporting, and building companies in the US, Mexico, Asia, Canada, and portions of Europe.
Ben attended Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) majoring in electrical engineering where he was co-captain of the Electric Jag (Indy) racecar team. He is a Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt, APICS-CPIM accredited, and received Sandler President’s Sales Certification. In addition to his primary role, Ben also is on advisory boards for Indiana IoT, CareBand, Eclipse Energy Labs, EMC2 lab, and Switchback Energy.
In his spare time he enjoys off-road motorcycle adventure riding, mountain biking, and tinkering on car, home, and technology projects with his daughters.
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