Co-Founder & CTO
Matt Mayer is the Chief Technology Officer of ExoCell Power. Matt has worked with Dr. Besser since 2015 on hydrogen fuel cell technology at Stevens Institute of Technology. Matt graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and worked directly on the TFFC for over 3 years. In 2019 he began his PhD in NanoEngineering at University of California San Diego under Dr. Shirley Meng where he worked on next-generation lithium metal batteries. In June 2020 he took a leave of absence to pursue the commercialization of TFFC technology full-time. He has seven refereed journal publications and four provisional patents applications, including two related to TFFC technology.
DR. RONALD BESSER
Co-Founder & Tech. Advisor
Dr. Ronald Besser is the founding advisor of ExoCell Power. He recently retired from his role as a Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Stevens Institute of Technology. He has numerous publications and 18 patents, including three in the area of novel fuel cell architectures. After receiving his PhD in Materials Science from Stanford Besser worked in Silicon Valley at a Fortune 1000 company as well as many years at a flat-panel display startup. Besser’s experience in electrochemistry, materials/device research, and commercialization paired with a multidisciplinary background has gotten ExoCell and the TFFC ripe for commercialization.
ExoCell’s business mentor
Retired Executive and New Product Consultant
Go-to-market strategy/customer discovery
Experienced Fuel Cell Executive (Formerly VP at PLUG and Nuvera)
Product development/operational support
Head of Product Development
Senior Project Manager/Systems Integration
Head of Fundamental Studies
Engineering Consultant (pursuing PhD at Princeton U.)
Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
Head of Business Development