As the only truly portable form of clean energy, we know hydrogen has an important role in tomorrow’s power portfolio. We combined creative engineers from industries demanding superior design capabilities with talented green energy experts to rethink delivering the power of hydrogen from the ground up. The result is a growing portfolio of best-in-class solutions for the world’s most demanding industrial applications.
Infintium’s mission is to lead the moving world through sustainable and affordable energy.
Chairman & CEO
Chris Feng joins the Infintium team with 30+ years of experience in engineering and management in the technology, automotive and automation fields. He has served for over six years as the president of Haosen Automation North America – a business focused on powertrain, hydrogen fuel cell and battery assembly technologies.
Prior to Haosen, Chris was the president of Fuyao Automotive North America. He founded the company in Michigan and built up the team to several hundred employees over the course of seven years. Under his leadership, Fuyao Automotive North America won General Motors’ prestigious “Supplier of the Year” award four times. He also spearheaded a $400M+ investment in Ohio in 2014, which was the largest investment into Ohio state history by a glass supplier.
Chris also worked 12 years at Chrysler / Daimler-Chrysler with various responsibilities from manufacturing engineering to body system design engineering.
Chris holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Mechatronics from Dalian University of Technology. He also spent two years at University of Michigan as a mechanical engineering researcher.
Robert Clippard, Ph.D.
Vice President, Engineering and Business Development
Robert joined Infintium in 2021. He oversees all aspects of software and electrical development across each class of power cell. This includes the sensor fusion design, power control unit design, power conversion and management, data collection, and our KPI indication platform. He joins after having worked with various manufacturers ranging from Proterra, Daimler Trucks North America, BMW Group USA, and PowerSecure. Through his various roles he has worked with both emerging technology as well as legacy systems. With two startups under his belt, he is also well versed in dynamic, hypergrowth development surrounding new technology deployments.
Robert’s role leading the electrical and software development at Proterra, has provided him with knowledge of the technical hurdles purely battery powered EV platforms face. While there he worked to launch multiple generations of battery electric transit buses, worked with various OEMs to integrate battery electric systems into demonstration vehicles, and helped launch multiple OEM battery electric vehicles using Proterra technology.
Robert holds a Ph.D. in Automotive Engineering from Clemson University as well as Master of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degrees from North Carolina State University.
Director, Corporate Functions
Tyler brings almost a decade of human resources experience in a wide range of industries. He is responsible for the development of the company’s Human Resources, EH&S, and IT functions. Prior to joining Infintium, Tyler worked as an HR Manager at adidas’ Spartanburg, SC distribution center and Benteler Automotive’s Upstate assembly plant. Tyler began his career by completing Air Products and Chemicals’ HR Career Development Program. Tyler also previously ran his own recruiting firm and is a passionate entrepreneur at heart looking to design and implement people processes.
Tyler holds a BS in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA from Clemson University.
Director of Supply Chain Management
Angela brings over 15 years of experience in Supply Chain and Lean Manufacturing with companies of all sizes and in a broad range of industries. She is responsible for the oversight of the company’s supplier management functions, including implementation of global supply chain strategies.
Prior to joining Infintium, Angela held positions of increasing responsibility with General Electric, Snap-on Power Tools and Proterra. Angela has a proven track record of driving bottom line results by applying lean manufacturing principles to many key Supply Chain functions including purchasing, materials management, production planning, and new product development.
Angela holds a BS in Business Management from the University of North Carolina Asheville and an MBA from Western Carolina University.
Director of Operations
Brian Haniff has over 34 Years of plastic injection molding and assembly experience in Tier 1 and Tier II Automotive. Where he was responsible for all activity on the production floor. To include management of production teams. Brian worked closely with the business to develop and initiate changes to machinery, work cells, production systems, and work methods.
Prior to joining Infintium, Brian worked 12 years with Magna International as an Operations Manager. Where he set up three new production facilities, consisting of assembly lines for the manufacturing processes of injecting molding, stamping presses and doors, mirror and truck exterior. Brian was also vital in defining process standards and implementing production systems to guide over 180 employees.
Director of Quality
Ivan brings 16 year of experience in Quality Management systems. He has worked with multiple large organizations. Ensuring supplier and production quality standards and goals are met. Ivan brings a wealth of experience from the automotive industries. Where he guided the business quality process by focusing improvements in QA, control and prevention using Six Sigma Quality tools for Lean Manufacturing processes.
Ivan has successfully led the certification process of 2 automotive companies. Ivan accomplished this by implementing and leading a strong improvement plan across the plant. Ivan most recently lead the recertification of Magna Mirrors to obtain the IATF 16949-2016 certification.
Prior to Magna, Ivan worked in Supplier Quality Management with Mercedes Benz USA Inc. (MBUSI) His Quality systems expertise helped suppliers to achieved successful launches and volume demands. One of his achievements at MBUSI was to lead a six sigma project with supplier “Decostar” detecting and improving processes to achieve a reduction of 85% bumper rejects.
Ivan holds a BS in Industrial Engineering. He holds professional Certificates in Six Sigma Green Belt, VDA auditor, and IATF Internal Auditor.
Director of Engineering
Brian joined Infintium in 2018 after nearly a decade of experience in the automotive and transit
industries. At Infintium, he is responsible for all new product design and development, engineering
support of existing product, and delivering projects on time and budget.
Prior to joining Infintium, Brian worked for Hyundai Motor Company as a Body Structures design
engineer and for Proterra as the lead Body Systems Engineer where he was responsible for the
successful design and release of the next generation EV Composite Bus Body.
At Infintium, Brian has been responsible for projects ranging from Light Duty Truck FCEV integration
to project management of cost reduction initiatives and development of next generation FCEV
Industrial Forklift Applications.
Brian holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.