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Darin S. Olson
Darin S. Olson

CTO Founder at QuinteQ Energy Storage

San Francisco Bay Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Rating: 4.07/5 stars (0 ratings)

Level: LEVEL 02

12 month points: 148 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 153 pts

skills
Semiconductors
Nanotechnology
Materials Science
Solar Cells
Thin Films
Start-ups
Characterization
R&D
Product Development
Engineering
Sensors
Solar Energy
Cleantech
CVD
Photovoltaics
Entrepreneurship
Engineering Management
Design of Experiments
Silicon
Process Engineering
Energy
Metrology
Program Management
MEMS
Process Simulation
Product Management
Venture Capital
Semiconductor Industry
Renewable Energy
Process Flow
Technology Development
Market Planning
Innovation Management
Product Marketing
Solar
Partnerships
Distribution Strategies
Patents
Chemistry
Project Management
Alternative Energy
PVD
Coatings
Six Sigma
Technology Management
Labview
Spectroscopy
PECVD
Sputtering
Research and Development (R&D)
PROFILE

Summary

CTO, Development Manager, Research Scientist, and Engineer with 20 years high technology experience who has developed unique nanotube electronic devices and processes, 5 semiconductor production tools, and has been awarded 5 patents. Has produced as an individual contributor, a team leader, and executive. Technologist with both research and practical industrial experience in electronic components, energy storage, semiconductor equipment, and process development, including deposition, fabrication, packaging, and device physics. Excellent at explaining difficult technical concepts in non-technical terms, able to present to the customers, investors, VC's, and boards, with sales, marketing, research, and manufacturing.

Specialties: Evaluation of potential business products, partners, marketing plans, and distribution channels.
Expert on process equipment, process flow, semiconductor practices, solar cell practices, and microelectronic packaging.
Experienced Developer of new Technologies and Products.
Have been involved in over 10 startups from Founder to Key Employee to Consultant.

Darin S Olson

Experience

CTO and Founder

QuinteQ Energy Storage

March 2013 - Present

Consultant

Venture Capital

June 2006 - Present

ACTIVITY
  • Since Jun 2019

    Participating in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the TECHNOLOGY Workforce"

  • Jun 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the TECHNOLOGY Workforce"

  • 04 Jun 2019

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Bio-diesel vs Batteries"

  • 03 Jun 2019

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "The dark side of Cobalt"

  • 03 Jun 2019

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Why Managers Love Micromanagement?"

  • May 2019

    Participated in a Sprint: "Leveraging Strategic Partnerships for Startup Growth"

  • Since May 2019

    Participating in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the ENERGY Workforce"

  • May 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the ENERGY Workforce"