Directors and Executive Officers
DEAN L. LEDGER - Chief Executive Officer and Director
Dean L. Ledger is the Chief Executive Officer of NanoFlex Power Corporation. Mr. Ledger has served as a Director and senior executive of NanoFlex Power (through its GPEC subsidiary) since its inception and was instrumental in its founding. Mr. Ledger has significant experience in capital formation and business building as he played instrumental roles in both Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ: OLED) and InterDigital Corporation (NASDAQ: IDCC) from their inception. From 1994 to 2012, Mr. Ledger served as Executive Vice President-Corporate Development of Universal Display Corporation. From July 1994 to January 2001, Mr. Ledger served as a member of the Board of Directors of Universal Display Corporation. From December 2001 to July 2003, Mr. Ledger served as a member of the Board of Directors of North American Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATK). From May 1991 until October 1992, Mr. Ledger was a consultant to the IntelCom Group. Mr. Ledger served as a consultant to InterDigital Communications Corporation from October 1989 to April 1991. Prior to October 1989, Mr. Ledger spent 12 years as a financial consultant with E.F. Hutton, Shearson Lehman Brothers and Paine Webber. He is a graduate of Colorado College (B.A., Business Administration, 1972).
J. NORMAN ALLEN - Chief Technology Officer
J. Norman Allen is the Chief Technology Officer of NanoFlex Power Corporation. Mr. Allen is also an Operating Partner of Potomac Energy Fund where he advises investors on screening startup investment opportunities and start-up companies on how to bring new energy generating and energy storage products to market. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Allen was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Solidia Technologies. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Allen was the President of Power Strategies, LLC where he consulted for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers on alternative energy investments with a specific focus on advanced batteries, fuel cells, solar cells, and supercapacitors. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Allen was the founder and Chief Operating Officer of UltraCell Inc. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Allen was the Founder, President, and Chief Operating Officer of PowerSmart Inc. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Allen was the President of the New Products and Technology Division of Duracell Inc. Mr. Allen was on Duracell's Operating Committee and headed up all research and development and Rechargeable and Global OEM Sales, overseeing 400 people and more than $100 million in revenue. From 1984 to 1995, Mr. Allen was the Vice President of New Products and Technology at Duracell, where he had responsibility for sales and Marketing to all original equipment manufacturers in the U.S. and Japan. From 1977 to 1984, Mr. Allen was in the GM Activair Division of Gould Inc., and from 1972 to 1975, Mr. Allen was a Product Design Engineer in the Product Development Group at Ford Motor Company. Mr. Allen received his BSE in Science Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1972 and an MBA in Finance and Marketing, with Distinction Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary from the University of Michigan in 1976.
MARK R. TOBIN - Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Development
Mark Tobin is our Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Development. Mr. Tobin is also a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Capital Gate Research, a capital markets consulting firm focused on technology companies. Additionally, Mr. Tobin serves as a Director and Audit Committee Chairman for Cellceutix Corporation, a publicly-listed clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Tobin served as a Managing Director at Digital Offering, a merchant bank focused on raising capital for growth-stage technology companies. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Tobin served as Director of Research and as a Senior Research Analyst at Roth Capital Partners, where he oversaw equity research on more than 500 small-cap public companies across a variety of sectors during his tenure. He helped establish Roth's Energy, Industrials, and Cleantech practice in 2005. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Tobin was a Program Manager and Senior Systems Engineer at Science Applications International Corporation, a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company. Mr. Tobin began his career as an officer in the United States Air Force, overseeing advanced technology development programs and representing the U.S. as a NATO delegate. Mr. Tobin graduated with honors from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor's of Science in Management in 1996 and received an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997.