Xtreme Power, developer and manufacturer of Dynamic Power Resource(TM) (DPR(TM)) utility-scale energy storage and digital power management systems, today announced the appointment of Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Gotcher will oversee research and development activities as well as formulate long-term visions and strategies to drive the continued adoption of Xtreme Power’s DPR technology by utilities and independent power producers.
Dr. Gotcher served as President, CEO and Director for energy storage and power product company Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. from 2004 to 2008, where he focused on developing the company’s vision and growth strategy as well as partnerships with several Fortune 500 companies. He also holds experience leading, developing and managing companies’ intellectual property portfolios, consisting of more than 350 U.S. patents.
“Alan’s 25 years of leadership with material science companies and successful track record of introducing disruptive battery technologies positioned for rapid adoption are critical to supporting XP’s strategic direction and growth,” said Carlos Coe, CEO of Xtreme Power. “His thought leadership and deep technical expertise are invaluable as Xtreme Power continues to secure market share, expand its team and deliver on projects; we are happy to welcome him on board.”