Timothy Collins — President / Founder & Chairman
Timothy is a serial entrepreneur with a vision for technology and finance. He has extensive investment banking experience having started an investment banking firm at 23 and turned it into Collins Securities Corporation, an institutional investment boutique. He brings a 45 year career of success in identifying emerging paradigms and in running two highly successful investment banks and a publicly traded extractive resource company. He founded several Startups, managed IPOs and private financings of numerous disruptive technology companies. He is also a Managing Director of Security Research Associates, a Bay Area Investment Banking firm specializing in Silicon Valley companies.
William McCrone — Acting Chief Financial Officer
William is a principal at Ravix Group, a business consulting firm. He is a successful financial manager for over 20 years, with experience in both Fortune 100 and venture financed Startup organizations. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, market research, financial modeling & planning, cash management and has spent 13 years with Hewlett Packard in various financial operations. He is the acting Chief Financial Officer and leads KleenSpeed’s financial strategy.
Michael Harrigan— VP Corporate Development
Michael is a former VP of Marketing at Tesla Motors. He was responsible for marketing, launch and public relations for the Tesla Roadster. He has extensive experience with several startups including Ridge Computers, Reasoning Systems, Network Computing Devices, ShoreTel and has served as VP of business development for Coulomb and Atieva. He is also currently consulting with City CarShare on their electric fleet.
Laura F.Reyes — Global Business Development
Laura has held top positions at VISA, AT&T, NetApp and various small, medium and large companies in Telecommunications, Banking, Utilities, Technology, Advertising, and Government sectors. She holds an MBA in Information Systems with a BS Degree in Marketing. Laura manages business development and strategic partnerships for new and emerging global markets.
Edward K. Lam — CTO
Dr. Edward K. Lam is an Inventor with several patenst, holds a PHD in Physics from the University of Chicago, MS in Physics from the University of Wisconsin, and a BS in Applied Mathematics and Physics from the University of Wisconsin, has started Technology Companies in Silicon Valley, and has successfully exited them through buyouts and acquisitions. Currently responsible for leading the technology vision and the engineering team.
Peter Sprague — Director
Peter was instrumental in the turnaround of Aston Martin, leading it out of bankruptcy. He was the Chairman of National Semiconductor for 30 years, and is also the Founder of Wave Systems. Peter is a corporate liaison involved with KleenSpeed’s automotive strategy.
Ted Morgan — Vice Chairman
Ted is a former senior executive at Xerox for 15 years, and the President of Med Rite Laboratories. He is the Founder / CEO of Office Club and is also the Founder of U.S. Electricar, the largest electric vehicle producer in the 1990’s. He works with KleenSpeed on developing and executing a successful electrification strategy.
Dean Seven — Director of Public Relations, Branding & Communications
Dean is a principal at In The Mix Media, a Bay Area public relations and marketing firm. He has a graduate degree in Industrial Design from the Massachusetts College of Art specializing in transportation design, and a Bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University with a minor in mechanical engineering. Dean also has considerable experience as an Automotive Journalist, writing over 500 articles & vehicle reviews for the San Francisco Chronicle and other media outlets. He is leading KleenSpeed’s public relations, media and branding strategy.
Roy D. Chapin III
Roy is the Founder of “Chapin Company”, a consulting firm. Both sides of his family have been involved in the automobile sector for generations, and his father served as the CEO of American Motors. Roy is our liaison to the automobile industry in Detroit.
Darrin is a senior member of technical staff at Cypress Semiconductor. He is involved with KleenSpeed’s product development, embedded systems, software & hardware, component & system design, as well as intuitive User Interface (UI) systems for implementation in the KleenSpeed Kar project.
James is a senior IT Systems engineer at PG&E. He is involved with KleenSpeed’s control systems and is developing battery management algorithms, including hardware & software. He also works on telemetry, data gathering & analysis tools, as well as development of a prototype motor controller.
Gail is a senior shareholder at the Hopkins & Carley Law firm with extensive experience in the technology sector. She serves as general counsel for KleenSpeed and offers guidance on corporate and intellectual property matters.
Kevin is the Principal at Rennwerks Motorsports. He has extensive experience in auto racing, including vehicle design & preparation, and is an accomplished competitive driver. Kevin is involved in KleenSpeed’s racing initiatives and has been instrumental in preparing the record setting EV-X11.
David C. Collins
David is a Principal at Jaffoni & Collins, a New York Investment Relations firm and is also a private investor. He is involved with KleenSpeed’s shareholder relations, marketing and branding strategies.
Matthew Klein Jr., MBA, PMP
Matthew is an IT Project Manager for one of the largest international airlines. He provides program management expertise to KleenSpeed to ensures on-time / on-budget delivery of industry leading products.