Virgil Lee Beaston
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Virgil Beaston is an engineer, patent attorney, and business person focusing on the design and manufacture of scalable energy storage systems for Powin Energy Corporation. In March 2008, he resigned as a Director from a large USA intellectual property law firm and co-founded a start-up company to make energy storage products. Soon thereafter, he moved to Shenzhen China and setup and ran a small factory that designed and produced energy storage products until joining Powin Energy in 2011 as its Chief Technology Officer. His experiences as an engineer, lawyer and business person have given him a unique insight into what it takes to commercialize new clean-tech technologies and help fuel the green economy.