Disruptive Technology that Sets the New Standards for Battery

Full Life Cycle Approach Longer Duration Higher Energy Density Lower Cost Unparalleled Performance


We have a team of successful entrepreneurs, experienced engineers and world class research scientists working on quick commercialization of the cutting-edge battery materials, to improve the technology of the industry.
Our mission is to become the most innovative technology provider, offering superior, affordable product solution to our customers, and working with them to achieve a sustainable and healthier world and future.

We aim to Build the Future of Energy

Recent technology improvement in lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery has made it possible for zero emission transportation. However, due to challenges associated with safety, cost, charging time, and energy density ect., battery electric vehicles have not become the mainstream yet.
LionNova developed innovative technology that can significantly improve the performance of Li-ion battery to enable mass application of electric vehicle and a fossil fuel free future.

What differentiates us?

Innovative material design, deep vertical integration, state of art automation

LionNova was founded by a team of world-class battery experts with decades of experience in the battery industry. Our engineering team comes from SDI, LG Chem, Johnson Matthey, Quantumscape, SAIC and they have been a key contributor in the design of battery materials and electrodes

Our Team

Michael Pak

Chairman & CEO, Co-founder
Currently serves as Chairman & CEO of Mpower. Has over 15 years of experience in R&D and operations of lithium-ion battery materials. Successfully incubated many startups from ground to industry well-recognized business including IPO filing in U.S. Previously successfully served CEO and key management roles at EoCell, Nanostellar, NanoeXa and Xpeed Networks. His prior startup was funded by Khosla Ventures and Softbank.

Dr. Jon Shan

Director of R & D
Has over 10 years of R&D experience in battery industry, leading R&D in material, cell and pack. Previously served as CTO, Manager of Battery Engineering, Principle and Senior technical positions at HiT Nano, Eocell, Amprius, Quantumscape. Before entering industry, worked as a research staff at Princeton University, developing Bio-Nanomaterials for photodynamic therapy; researches focus on PEM fuel cell catalysts, and organometallic light emitting materials.

Fengping Wu

Senior Director of Business Development
Has 10 years experience in clean tech and carbon trading industries. Previously served as senior project manager at EEA Fund Management, managing projects in China and Southeast Asia and achieved success of over $50M in projects. Worked for several silicon-valley startups in marketing, business development and strategy planning. Finalized $20M of fundraising.


Director of Sales & Marketing
Curt Riley is an internationally recognized executive who leverages private equity, strategic partnerships, and M & A to help technology companies capitalize & expand to global markets, including the US, Asia, Europe, & India. Specializes in emerging technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, electric vehicles, AI, IoT, RPA, medical devices.
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