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Cyclotron Road Team
Berkeley Lab Staff
Danielle Applestone is the former CEO of Bantam Tools, manufacturer of desktop CNC machines. While running a SaaS business she founded in 2003, Applestone attended grad school, where she invented and patented high-performance energy storage materials that have been licensed and are undergoing commercialization within a large multinational materials company. In 2018, she founded Daughters of Rosie, a company that works with manufacturers who want to hire women. Applestone received her B.S. in chemical engineering from MIT in 2002 and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. She is a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.
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Executive-in-Residence, July – December, 2017
Mateo Jaramillo worked with the Cyclotron Road team to define a new EIR program while while he explored new projects in the electric power sector. Prior to Cyclotron Road, he was VP of Products and Programs for Tesla Energy at Tesla Motors, where he was responsible for policy, business development, and product management for the company's grid connected energy storage products. Prior to Tesla, Jaramillo was chief operating officer and part of the founding team at Gaia Power Technologies, a pioneering distributed energy storage firm. He has an A.B. in economics from Harvard and a masters in theology from Yale. He is a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.
Reflections from Mateo Jaramillo: Uphill, But Worth It: My Cyclotron Road Story