Jeff Scheinrock, CEO
Deep understanding of venture capital, former Vice Chairman of Finance and Strategic Planning for Packard Bell NEC Electronics, Senior Partner and CPA Arthur Young
Dick Martin, Exec Dir & President, Gov Division
Adjunct professor Carnegie Mellon University, experienced in startup company operations, technology development and transition, and military and commercial sales, fighter pilot and commanding officer of nuclear powered aircraft carrier.
Jim Retzlaff, CFO
Jim is a CPA with extensive business experience with high-tech and start-up companies. Jim has a very hands-on role at Ardica with responsibilities for accounting, finance, banking, human resources, risk management and company administration.
Tibor Fabian, CTO
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Vienna University of Technology, with over six years of doctoral and post-doctoral work with Professor Prinz working on advanced fuel cell technology, authored thirteen publications and holds several patents.
Fritz Prinz , Ph.D.
Director and Cofounder of Ardica; Professor and Department Chair, mechanical engineering department at Stanford
Director; Past Chairman and CEO of Butcher Company; President of Butcher Energy Corporation
Corporate counsel; Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Dan received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University with a focus on thermodynamics and has in-depth experience in fuel cell technology working with Professor Fritz Prinz on advanced fuel cell systems. He is the developer of Ardica’s fuel cell sub-systems. At Stanford he was the recipient of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for Ph.D. studies but elected to work for Ardica.
Adam received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. For several years throughout college, he worked at IBM writing LabVIEW programming code for thermal modeling applications. Following graduation, he worked at Deloitte consulting before returning to his engineering roots at Ardica.
Andrew received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. Following graduation he worked in product design in several companies including one where he was in a multi-disciplinary team developing industry leading, high-throughput drug discovery instrumentation. There he was responsible for complete design and validation of fluid delivery systems.
Tim is a 27 year Silicon Valley veteran embedded processor engineer who is experienced in performing PC board design, board lay out, software design and programming, and system debugging and operation. Prior to Ardica Technologies, he developed systems that included automated silicon wafer characterization, networking (Ethernet) processors, and acoustic and resistivity based tools and software for oil well geology characterization for which he is a co-author of 3 patents. He studied computer engineering at Northeastern University and was an Electronic Technician (Radar) in the U.S. Navy with rank of 2nd Class Petty Officer.
Courtney received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Following graduation she worked for Lockheed Martin space division at Sunnyvale. There she designed, tested, and certified an antenna system for a satellite to be launched next year. While working at Lockheed Martin she received an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford.
Kei received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Perdue University where his focus was on fuel cells. Following graduation he joined Ardica.. At Ardica he works on both fuel cells and fuel cartridges.
Sergio has a wealth of experience in operations and fabrication. As a highly decorated motorcycle racer, Sergio has a broad skill set maintaining mechanical systems and fabricating parts. As Ardica is on the cutting edge of fuel cell technology, Sergio's ability to innovate and create new test mechanisms is invaluable. He is also instrumental in managing higher volume production.