Meet the Team

Josh Wolfe

Company Role: Lab Technician

Favorite Quote:
“Be Safe”

Favorite Book/Podcast:
“Explorers of the Mississippi” by Tim Severin

What do you do at BrightVolt?
I do preparation, synthesis, and fabrication of materials.

What do you like about working at BrightVolt?
I am part of a high tech emerging technology field.

What are the values that drive you?
Honest hard work.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Amateur Radio, Fishing, Bike Riding

Vihang Parikh

Company Role:  Battery Development Specialist

Favorite Quote:
“Never assume the obvious is true” by William Safire

Favorite Book/Podcast:
Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling (All 7 books)

What do you do at BrightVolt?  
Execute the plans proposed by managers and directors. Collect and analyze the data. Characterization (EIS, CV, etc.) as well as build pouch cells.

What do you like about working at BrightVolt?
Independence to work on your ideas, flexible working hours and teammates.

What are the values that drive you?
Innovation, Efficiency, Honesty, Passion

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Table tennis, Movies/shows, Exercise

Tushar Verma

Company Role:  Battery Development Specialist

Favorite Quote:
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”  –  Thomas Edison

Favorite Book/Podcast:
Freakonomics, Lord of the Rings

What do you do at BrightVolt?  
I am responsible for continuous improvements in electrochemical properties of BrightVolt’s proprietary PME as well as integrating it into our cells. In addition, I am responsible for scaling our technology from small format coin cells to large pouch cells to demonstrate its economic feasibility.

What do you like about working at BrightVolt?
The best thing about working at BrightVolt is the opportunity to solve challenging problems in cutting edge materials with experts in diverse fields.

What are the values that drive you?
Curiosity is what drives me the most. Getting to the bottom of everything I do, not because it’s needed, but because it’s exciting to gain insights into something previously arcane.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
I enjoy running, hiking, building computers and reading