Deepflight Manned Underwater Electric Vehicles
Mr Graham Hawkes, Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Hawkes Ocean Technologies, United States
This presentation was given at Future of Electric Vehicles USA 2010 on Dec 07, 2010.
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Speaker Biography (Graham Hawkes)
Graham is Founder and President of Hawkes Ocean Technologies, a privately held company based in the San Francisco Bay area.
Company Profile (Hawkes Ocean Technologies)
Hawkes Ocean Technologies (HOT) was founded in 1997 as a skunkworks to develop state of the art vehicles for deep ocean exploration. Founder, Graham Hawkes, a world-renowned engineer, has spent over forty years introducing innovative solutions for deep ocean access. Over the last few years, the Company has built submersibles for venture capitalist, Tom Perkins, Sir Richard Branson, and the world's only full ocean depth submersible for the late adventurer Steve Fossett. The Company is currently working on several projects with the US military, as well as designing/building submersibles for record-breaking dives, and organizing scientific and adventure expeditions to various locations around the world. Hawkes Ocean Technologies spun out two sister companies, Hawkes Ocean Sports, which provides the DeepFlight submersibles for recreation and tourism and Hawkes Remotes Inc., which is introducing a new generation of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). Hawkes Ocean Technologies is a privately-held company based in the San Francisco Bay area.