Roger Lin is Vice President of Marketing at NEC Energy Solutions. Head of global marketing, policy analysis and markets across the globe for grid energy storage solutions and battery systems for commercial and industrial applications, he has over 15 years of experience in energy storage technologies and applications. He was responsible for several successful development efforts ranging from high power battery systems for hybrid electric buses to lithium ion cell technologies. Prior to joining NEC, he held roles at A123 Systems, a lithium ion battery startup, YankeeTek Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund, and in business development and materials science research and development at Saint-Gobain. Roger received his Master of Engineering degree in Materials Science from MIT, his Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University, and is an inventor on ten United States patents.