The Paradigm Shift in Energy Storage®         

 

The Paradigm Shift in Energy Storage®         

 

Our Team

 
Riccardo Signorelli, CEO

Riccardo Signorelli, CEO

Riccardo holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and his doctorate research serves as the foundation of FastCAP’s breakthrough ultracapacitor technology. Prior to his doctoral studies, Riccardo began his career as an engineer at GE Global Research. He has been widely recognized … Read More

Arunas Chesonis, Chairman

Arunas Chesonis, Chairman

Mr. Chesonis is currently Chairman and CEO of Sweetwater Energy, a biochemical and biofuels technology firm based in Rochester, New York. Mr. Chesonis also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PAETEC Holding Corp., a Fortune 1000 telecommunications company acquired in  … Read More

John Cooley, CTO

John Cooley, CTO

Dr. Cooley co-founded FastCAP Systems in 2009, where he currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and focuses on technology development and commercialization.  In the past, he has worked in the defense and medical device industries and has consulted in IP litigation.  At FastCAP, … Read More

Mike Carter, VP of FET

Mike Carter, VP of FET

Based on a career spanning over 28 years in the oil industry, Mr. Carter has experience in all aspects of operating and divesting of oilfield based service lines, including wireline, contract drilling, micro seismic, frac fluid and equipment rentals. From March 2013 to December 2014 he … Read More

James Harris, VP of Finance

James Harris, VP of Finance

Mr. Harris is FastCAP’s Director of Finance. Prior to joining FastCAP Systems he has held financial and operations management roles in fortune 50 companies as well as start-ups. Mr. Harris also has extensive international experience in China and Europe. He earned an MBA from … Read More

Matt Fenselau, General Counsel

Matt Fenselau, General Counsel

Mr. Fenselau joined FastCAP in 2014 and serves as General Counsel. He holds an M.Phil. in atomic physics from Yale University and a J.D. from Boston College Law School. His technical experience includes quantum optics, atom trapping, and the study of ultra-cold quantum gases. During a  … Read More

Chet Simmons, VP of FAST

Chet Simmons, VP of FAST

Chet has over 35 years in aerospace starting as Lead Engineer on Launch Complex 39A and continuing as the Launch Site Operations Leader at the Kennedy Space Center for the Space Shuttle Program before moving to the International Space Station processing program as Facilities Manager and … Read More