Dr. Pritesh Hiralal, studied Physics at Manchester and completed his Ph.D. in Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He has spent time in business in Spain and set up Casa Hiralal S.L. and Zendal Backup. He has spent time in industry at the Nokia Research Centre working on high power energy storage, and has published 40+ papers and 15+ patents in the field. He has consulted for materials as well as energy storage device companies. He spent time as a Research Associate as well as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Cambridge. For the last 4 years he has co-founded and is the CEO of Zinergy, developing thin, flexible batteries which have gone from lab demonstrator all the way to production, entering the market in 2020.