The leadership of Doosan Fuel Cell represents more than a century of global industrial and fuel cell technology experience.
Jeff Hyungrak Chung
President and CEO
Jeff Hyungrak Chung is CEO of Doosan Fuel Cell. Mr. Chung was most recently a Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction where he was responsible for developing and implementing corporate strategic initiatives related to building new businesses and expanding opportunities in overseas markets, including leading merger and acquisition efforts.
Prior to joining Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Mr. Chung was a Senior Partner at Deloitte Consulting, a Vice President at SK E&C, and an Associate Principle at McKinsey & Company.
During his career as a consultant, Jeff worked with leading companies in Korea on strategy, operations, and organizational leadership in the context of large transformational programs centered on the strategic theme of globalization.
Mr. Chung received his A.B. degree in Economics from Harvard University, and his M.A. degree in Economics from Brown University.
Sathya Motupally, Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Head of Sales
Dr. Sathya Motupally oversees the internal operational activities of the company in accordance with corporate policies and objectives. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, he leads the following functions: Sales, Manufacturing, and Operations. Dr. Motupally strives for seamless integration across the organization to deliver world-class clean energy solutions to customers.
Dr. Motupally has over 17 years of experience in multiple Fortune 50 companies in functions ranging from Program Management, Business Development to R&D and Engineering. Prior to Doosan, Dr. Motupally was Head of R&D at UTC Power, a division of United Technologies Corporation. Dr. Motupally also spent four years at the Gillette Company (now a part of Procter and Gamble) where he led a mathematical modeling team tasked with battery technology development.
Dr. Motupally received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and DuPont Central R&D. He also earned an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Motupally has authored over 50 papers and patents in the areas of materials, electrochemical engineering and mathematical modeling. He and his team have won numerous international awards for their ground breaking work in commercializing fuel cells. Most recently, The Electrochemical Society awarded the New Electrochemical Technology Award to the team led by Dr. Motupally for their work on fuel cell buses. Dr. Motupally is an elected member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering and serves on the industrial advisory boards of the University of Massachusetts and the University of South Carolina.
Chief Technology Officer, (CTO)
Sridhar Kanuri is responsible for managing the Global Research and Engineering Group. In this role he leads new technology and product development, product cost reduction initiatives, intellectual property management and sustaining engineering, and service and installation. Under his leadership, the research and engineering team develops innovative materials, advanced manufacturing processes and achieves product cost efficiencies toward the goal of grid parity. To accelerate fuel cell development, his team works with universities, governmental and non-governmental organizations on technology development, prototype demonstrations and funding.
Sridhar holds a M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and a M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Florida State University. He has published multiple papers and authored a chapter on phosphoric acid fuel cells for the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Engineering. He has given several talks on PAFC fuel cell technology at universities, industry events and at the Department of Energy. Sridhar holds numerous patents on novel fuel cell materials, processes and operability mechanisms.