Optimize EV Infrastructure Utilization and Improve Vehicle-Grid Integration with PowerHydrant
Great America Meeting Room 3
15:20 - 15:45
• PowerHydrant is a universal hands-free conductive EV charger delivering convenience and reliability for all charging use-cases
• Supports residential, 3-phase and DC fast charge and beyond -- all without any exposed wires that can wear or fail.
• Drives an "always connected to the grid" culture
• With Charger resource sharing, PowerHydrant makes multiple vehicle charging flexible, efficient and cost effective,
Speaker Biography (Kevin Leary)
Kevin Leary is the Founder/CEO PowerHydrant and has 30 years of experience in design and management at Analog Devices, Inc. (29 yrs). Mix of automotive signal processing technology design/management including IC products for automotive OEMs. Extensive experience in business management, in-house start-ups, technology acquisitions, image processing, video, DSP, audio, systems architecture, wireless communication (3G/4G). Built and led $90M (69% GM) automotive and low power audio business. Conceived and drove the successful acquisition ($29M) of AudioAsics (Denmark). Five Patents issued including two for PowerHydrant. Education: Manhattan College BSEE, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Grad Studies).
Company Profile (PowerHydrant)
PowerHydrant is an early stage startup focused on applying the "smart phone dividend" to deliver 3D sensor based conductive autonomous fast-charging for Autonomous Vehicles and eMobility. Based in Boston's Innovation District, PowerHydrant is a member of the MIT Startup Exchange and part of Autodesk's inaugural Startups-in-Residence (STIR) group.