Ed Lovelace is Ampaire's CTO and leads the technology and certification roadmap and strategy for Ampaire’s electrified aircraft programs and future mobility vehicle portfolio. Key technology areas include gas powerplants, electric machinery, power conversion and distribution, and energy storage systems for hybrid and full electric powertrains. Ed has 30+ years of new product development and commercialization experience including CTO and VP/Director of Engineering at several startups focused on electrified powertrain commercial trucks and buses (XL Fleet), hydrokinetic renewable power generation (Free Flow Power), and electric power conversion technology for sea/land/air mobility (SatCon Technology) as well as leading electrification technology at Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, as a Technical Fellow, and aircraft engine controls development with GE Aviation. Dr Lovelace is a U.S. DOT Eisenhower Fellow in transportation research with degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from MIT, and is Vice-Chair of the SAE E-40 Electrified Propulsion Aircraft standards committee.