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Energy Seminar: Mitra Chem: Iron-Based Cathodes for Mass-Market EVs - Vivas Kumar

Precourt Institute for Energy

Event Details:

Monday, January 24, 2022
4:00pm - 4:50pm PST

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Mitra Chem is the first lithium-ion battery materials manufacturer focused on shortening the lab-to-production timeline by over 90%, addressing the largest barrier to innovation: R&D and scale-up speed. Mitra Chem's first core product is iron-based cathodes for the Western mass-market EV industry.

Speaker bio

Vivas Kumar

Vivas Kumar is the CEO and Founder of Mitra Chem. Previously, he was a senior manager in Tesla's Battery Team, where he was the lead commercial negotiatior for strategic contracts . Throughout his career, he has conducted commercial negotiations and handled partnerships with executive and senior government counterparties in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific. He is currently an Advisor to the Benchmark Mineral Intelligence team, and sits on multiple early stage advisory Boards. 

Vivas received his MBA from Stanford University.

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