H2scan senior management includes the following members. Together they oversee a team with advanced degrees in technology-related disciplines, hydrogen sensor technical expertise, extensive hands-on development experience, and access to key resources such as Sandia National Laboratories.
Dave brings a broad range of strategic, operational, sales and technology development experience to H2scan. He joined H2scan as the Chief Operating Officer, and previously he worked for Altran, a global engineering services company, where he held roles as COO of North America, Senior VP of Corporate Development, and as General Manager running product development business units serving the industrial, energy, medical, aerospace and automotive industries. Prior to Altran he held various executive, sales and development roles at both large companies and startups. As the COO of a startup, he ran operations, built its global sales organization and was responsible for technology licensing and strategic partnerships. He also developed significant experience in the sensor market developing MEMS and high-performance inertial sensors for aerospace and industrial applications. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware where he is a distinguished alumnus.
Stan brings over 30 years of Financial management and Operational experience in Fortune 500 as well as start-up companies, in Life Science and Electronics Manufacturing industries. Most recently he was the CFO at Sofie Biosciences, a maker of molecular imaging systems. He helped raise over $130 million in equity and debt financing, and managed multiple M&A and strategic partnership transactions. He holds an undergraduate degree in chemistry and MBA from USC Marshall School of Business.
Leon brings over 25 years of utility and sales experience including an extensive background in electric substations and online transformer monitoring. While at Ameren, he held various positions including substation design, transmission regulatory and real time power trading. He brings a proven track record of achieving leading results in sales growth at GE and Qualitrol where he was responsible for a wide range of substation and transformer monitoring products. He is a Professional Engineer and a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society. He received his Electrical Engineering and MBA degrees from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Michael has over 35 years of senior executive experience in many different industries including industrial, manufacturing, oil & gas production and operations, oil & gas equipment and service, alternative energy, and high technology. He’s responsible for sales, business development, marketing, and corporate and business strategies.
Alan Ross joined H2scan from the Electric Power Reliability Alliance (EPRA) where he was president. At EPRA he presented at industry conferences, authored numerous trade publication articles on electric power reliability, and has written two books: Unconditional Excellence and Beyond World Class. He also was editor in chief of Transformer Technology Magazine. Alan earned an undergraduate mechanical engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MBA in Marketing from Georgia State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Alan is a Certified Reliability Leader (CRL), a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP), member of the IEEE Reliability and Power Energy Societies and Chair of the Smart Grid Reliability Alliance.
Board of Directors
Supporting the H2scan management team is an active and seasoned group of cross-functional experts from various industries. From investors and lawyers to professors at top technical institutes, the Company has surrounded itself with a strong Board that complements the skills of the current management team.
Michael is an accomplished CEO and Chairman with a highly successful career growing, restructuring, and optimizing business strategy and operations in the corporate world. Since 1998, Allman has held a number of leadership positions with Sempra Energy, a Fortune 300 energy services holding company in San Diego, CA. In his most recent position as Chairman, President and CEO of Southern California Gas Company, the largest natural gas distribution company in the United States, he achieved record profits that exceeded targets each year and drove the company to a #1 ranking in customer service.
David is president and CEO of H2scan.
John is a growth capital investor, investing in high-growth private companies in the energy sector with a specific focus on operational and digital technology. He is a founding member of Energy Growth Momentum and holds several non-executive roles in operating companies. Prior to EGM, John worked at Piper Sandler (Simmons), Lime Rock Partners and First Reserve. He holds a MA Joint Honors in Economics and International Relations and a Corporate Finance Qualification from ICAEW and CISI. He has previously served on the boards of UTEC International; Grupa Duon S.A; and, Sensient Incorporated, all of whom successfully scaled and were then acquired by large corporates.
Alf-Åke has more than 30 years of experience from the T&D business, whereof 25 years at ABB in several countries and areas, including power- and distribution transformers, capacitors and systems business. He has also worked for a venture capital company and has advised private equity companies, especially in connection with acquisitions in the T&D area, as well as working with power lines. Alf-Åke is also a board member in some companies in the field.
Tim Summers is the Managing Partner of L1 New Energy. Prior to joining LetterOne, Tim has over 30 years of experience including multiple Chair, Board and Executive roles in manufacturing, engineering services and the energy sector in a variety of public and privately-owned businesses. He has lived and worked in South America, the Middle East and Russia, as well as in continental Europe.
Tim is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of both the Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester.
H2scan has established a network of trusted advisors (beyond the Board) to provide assistance on business, technical and strategic initiatives as well as financial and legal issues, deal structuring, risk management, intellectual property, and regulatory affairs.