Quanergy is the leader in 3D sensing. The company's 3D time-of-flight LiDAR sensors are designed from the ground up to meet all six key commercialization criteria: price, performance, reliability, size, weight, and power efficiency. Quanergy’s innovations, covered by 13 patents, address the needs in various markets for 3D LiDAR sensors and LiDAR-based sensing systems. Quanergy delivers robust and intelligent real-time 3D mapping solutions that work day and night, rain or shine, while performing object detection, tracking, identification, and classification. In the automotive space, affordable LiDAR sensors enable broad deployment of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving systems – 80% of transportation accidents are avoidable with this technology, and Quanergy is bringing it to the masses.
The Quanergy executive team is made up of an impressive group of successful leaders, entrepreneurs and inventors who have proven track records. The team brings years of combined experience in the development, commercialization and mass production on a global scale of products requiring specialized skills in photonics, optics, optoelectronics, energy mechatronics, robotics, advanced learning, mico/nanofabrication, automation, artificial Intelligence, machine learning and controls.
Kevin J. Kennedy
Kevin J. Kennedy is a Chairman of Quanergy Systems, Inc. and a senior managing director of Blue Ridge Partners. Kevin was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Avaya Inc., a global provider of fully-integrated, digital communications software and services. Kevin joined Avaya in 2009 and led one of the industry’s stronger executive teams to create superior technology and help customers drive communication experiences. Highly skilled at orchestrating innovation and changes in communications and related industries, Kevin has over four decades of experience at companies including Cisco Systems, JDSU, Openwave Systems, and AT&T Bell Labs. Kevin’s specialization is transforming companies through growth and company reinvention, tapping both organic innovation and mergers and acquisitions. During his career, Kevin has been instrumental in closing over 155 acquisitions and has double-digit asset divestitures.
Kevin currently serves as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, a position he assumed under US President Barack Obama. In 1987, Kevin served as a Congressional Fellow to the US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Kevin was honored by the School of Engineering at Rutgers University as their Alumnus of the Year and awarded an Alumni Medal of Excellence in 2006. He previously served on the Board of Regents as Loyola Marymount.
Kevin’s board experience spans both public and private companies across numberous industries including enterprise software, semiconductors, semiconductor test and measurement, intellectual property, cloud infrastructure, real estate investment trust, and cancer research. Kevin has authored multiple patents and has published more than thirty papers on computational methods, data networking, and issues of technology management. He is the author of Devil in the Details, published in 2012, and a co-author of Going the Distance: Why Some Companies Dominate and Others Fail. Kevin holds a BS in Engineering from Lehigh University as well as MS and PhD degrees in engineering from Rutgers University where he served as an adjunct professor from 1982-1984. Kevin also holds a Distingushed Leader Executive Certificate from the University of Michigan Ross.
CEO and Co-Founder
Louay Eldada is CEO and co-founder of Quanergy Systems, Inc. Dr. Eldada is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and sold three businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Quanergy is his fourth start-up. Dr. Eldada is a technical business leader with a proven track record at both small and large companies and with 70 patents, is a recognized expert in quantum optics, nanotechnology, photonic integrated circuits, advanced optoelectronics, sensors and robotics. Prior to Quanergy, he was CSO of SunEdison, after serving as CTO of HelioVolt, which was acquired by SK Energy. Dr. Eldada was earlier CTO of DuPont Photonic Technologies, formed by the acquisition of Telephotonics where he was founding CTO. His first job was at Honeywell, where he started the Telecom Photonics business and sold it to Corning. He studied business administration at Harvard, MIT and Stanford, and holds a Ph.D. in optical engineering from Columbia University.
Co-Founder and CTO
Tianyue Yu co-founded Quanergy and serves as Chief Technology Officer. She has a strong technical foundation with extensive experience in high resolution imaging, 3D laser scanning and microfabrication, high throughput sensing, nanotechnology and advanced electronics materials. She oversees the company’s product design, architecture, engineering and construction to ensure the successful implementation of the product roadmap. Prior to co-founding Quanergy, she had various roles at established technology companies as well as startups from principal scientist to leadership positions building cross-functional teams and leading technology development and commercialization. She started her career at Affymetrix on sensor miniaturization and high resolution imaging. She holds more than 15 patents in sensing, nanotechnology, and system design. Dr. Yu earned a Ph.D from Cornell University with concentration on nanomaterials and nanotechnology and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical physics from University of Science and Technology of China.
Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Archambault is Chief Financial Officer. Archambault currently manages Quanergy’s financial strategy and financial operations as well as forecasting and financial planning activities. Archambault also acts a liaison between Quanergy and members of the financial and investment community. Before joining Quanergy he was vice president in the global investment research division at Goldman Sachs where he spent 17 years. While at Goldman Sachs, Archambault was recognized multiple times in the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” survey and also received StarMine and Financial Times awards for stock picking and estimate accuracy. He also spent time at Credit Lyonnais in Brazil and at Development Aid from People to People where he co-directed a health education program in Angola. Archambault holds a Master’s degree in International Finance and Business from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs as well as a Bachelor of Arts in political science and philosophy from the University of Western Ontario.
Chief Marketing Officer
Enzo Signore joined Quanergy as Chief Marketing Officer in 2019. In this role, he is responsible for product management, innovative marketing initiatives and growth strategies for the leading LiDAR company. Enzo brings over 25 years of product management and marketing experience across various industries including integrated photonic systems, artificial intelligence and SaaS. Prior to joining Quanergy, Enzo was the CMO at FixStream, an AI company for IT Operations, where he was responsible for driving the company’s growth through strategic partnerships, channel programs and product and digital marketing. Enzo’s outcome-driven mindset allowed him to grow and establish industry leaders like Cisco, and guide companies from Series A to successful IPO’s. He also worked as the CMO of 8x8, a public SaaS communications company and seven-times Gartner Magic Quadrant leader, where he launched a successful channel strategy program. Earlier in his career, Enzo worked as the global Vice President of Marketing and VP of UC Product Management at Avaya, as well as the Vice President of Marketing at JSDU, the global leader in photonic systems. Enzo is a member of the Board of Advisors for the MS Marketing Program by Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business. Originally from Italy, Enzo currently resides in Saratoga, California.
Gary Saunders is Quanergy's Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As CRO, he will lead business development, sales, field applications engineering, and customer service to drive revenue and increase market share for Quanergy. Saunders brings over three decades of experience to Quanergy after leading global sales and business development teams in the semiconductor industry. Before joining Quanergy, Saunders led worldwide sales at TowerJazz and also held leadership positions at Cypress Semiconductor Corp., Spansion Inc., Fairchild Semiconductor International and National Semiconductor Corp. Saunders holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Union College.
Vice President - Engineering
Tomoyuki Izuhara is vice president of engineering. Dr. Izuhara oversees the development of Quanergy’s complete line of LiDAR sensors, including the revolutionary and industry-leading solid state LiDAR. He leads a diverse engineering team to conceptualize and deliver 3D sensors with superior performance and high reliability for a number of applications including autonomous vehicles and security. Dr. Izuhara has been an engineering leader in the industry and brings more than 14 years of experience in semiconductor photonics technologies. Before joining Quanergy, he led product development of highly integrated optical devices in the telecommunications industry in companies such as DuPont. Dr. Izuhara holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in optical engineering from Columbia University, as well as a Master’s degree in physics from Kyoto University.
Vice President - Software Engineering
Ross Taylor is vice president of software engineering and responsible for the design and implementation of software product development. He oversees a team of engineers in developing Quanergy’s software innovations and features, and fulfilling the specifications of the product roadmap. Taylor has been developing LiDAR and robotics systems and software for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Quanergy, he worked primarily on NASA and DoD LiDAR programs including 3D inspection of the Space Shuttle, planetary rover navigation, and roadside change detection. In addition, he worked on robotics control problems including NASA's Robonaut. Taylor received his Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Texas and his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana Tech University.
Vice President – Manufacturing
Raj Bhullar serves as vice president of manufacturing. Bhullar has responsibility for global manufacturing and operations activities, along with overseeing the company’s supply chain efficiencies and logistics strategies. Most recently, Bhullar was the vice president of manufacturing for Ultimate Solutions Corporation where he was responsible for the management of the entire manufacturing process and engineering teams, along with the design and development of new products. He also served as director of manufacturing and operations at Vitesse Semiconductor where he organized the manufacturing process, equipment and labor to meet a 300% growth in sales. Bhullar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics technology from GND University.
We are solving some of the world’s biggest problems. We have the most exciting work environment in Silicon Valley and we are hiring!
We are a nimble, fast growing and well-funded company dedicated to building next-generation 3D LiDAR sensors and related technologies. We are disrupting several industries with our unique combination of hardware and software for autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems, intrusion detection, mapping and surveying, and smart automation in various environments for improved safety, efficiency and performance.
We are looking for professionals who care about Quanergy’s mission to help the world and want to participate in fundamentally transforming the future by developing innovative LiDAR technologies. Our team is innovative and hardworking with a passion for technology.We offer benefits that support health and well-being. We have an open and dynamic workspace, conveniently located for commuting by foot, bike, bus, Caltrain and BART.