First of all, I would like to set this record straight. Dearl was not even a manager of IT Infrastructure when this was technology researched, bought, and brought into the company. He was only involved in the last 5% of the project. The credit for discovery belongs to Jacob Southard. He found this technology, researched it, procured it for JV and left just a little bit before it was implemented. Also, if you read this article, you will realize that Dearl has no idea of what battery life is like in a UPS. He was a Telecom Director, who used politics to get to a new title. JV didn't keep replacing batteries. That was done, once every 4-5 years. Artciles like this need to be banned. Flywheel technology is great. But the source information on this is false. And yes, I have proof.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.