OUR VISION

THE ELECTRIFICATION OF EVERYTHING IS COMING

Our vision for Haylon Technologies is to make electrified products more sustainable by unleashing the full potential of existing batteries. Our mission is to reduce unnecessary battery waste across the globe by creating a platform for batteries to perform consistently over their entire expected lifespan. 

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COMPANY BACKGROUND

October 2021
Built proof-of-concept

March 2022
Joined Techstars Chicago

July 2022
Signed LOIs and test agreements

August 2021

Joined the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research

December 2021
Filed 2 provisional patents

May 2022
First tested prototype

OUR TEAM

We're builders,
dedicated to the future
of electrification.

 
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NAMIN SHAH

Chief Executive Officer

Namin is an electrical engineer who authored his first peer-reviewed research paper on battery technology at 17 years old. Namin has worked alongside leading researchers in the field of power electronics. He brings experience to Haylon from Fisonic Energy and Raytheon Technologies, where he concentrated on low-voltage power systems.

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RAJ LULLA

Chief Technology Officer

Raj is a computer engineer who specializes in AI/ML and Cloud Computing. Raj's operations experience is multi-faceted, he has worked in both startup and corporate software engineering, including with Mealme, BNY Mellon, and Amazon. In his spare time, Raj enjoys building computers.

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DANTE VAISBORT

Chief Operating Officer

Dante began his journey in the clean technology space with Accenture, serving a major energy client grappling with electrification and the IOT revolution. Later, Dante joined McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant. Dante also led investments in more than 15 early-stage startups at the University of Chicago.

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TYLER REVESZ

Chief Scientific Officer

Tyler is on leave from the University of Illinois where he studies specialized chemisty to work on Haylon Technologies. Prior to joining Haylon, Tyler applied his chemistry skillset at Baxter International.

ADVISORS & BACKERS

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ROBERT CONRARDY

Advisor

Bob served as an early advisor to Beltech, an advanced battery materials company. With Beltech, Bob established partnerships with major cell producers and negotiated deals to sell pilot batteries to leading automotive manufacturers.

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LUCIAN BANITZ

Advisor

Lucian is an accomplished pilot who has served as the executive of several UAV companies over the span of more than 20 years. Lucian advised the Haylon team on the development of its first prototype battery. He now works as a senior engineer at John Deere.

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MUSTAFA CHAGAL

Advisor

Mus is a serial entrepreneur and venture coach at the Booth School of Business. Most recently, Mus served as the CEO of UICO, a hardware company operating in the industrials space. Mus is an expert in design-for-manufacturing.

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DANNY GARDNER

Advisor

Danny is the founder and CEO of Mesh++, which designs solar-powered nodes for broadband. Danny is an engineer who has developed and scaled products from zero to one.

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JAY SCHRANKLER

Advisor

Jay is a former Business Unit President at Honeywell, holding key executive roles spanning aerospace, automation, and control solutions. Jay currently serves as the Head of the Polsky Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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NEAL SALES-GRIFFIN

Investor

Neal is the Managing Director of Techstars Chicago and Venture Partner at MATH Venture Partners. Prior to joining Techstars, Neal founded the first beginner-focused coding bootcamp, CodeAcademy.