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Hydrogen Injection Technology, Inc.

HIT™ develops and manufactures a hydrogen-on-demand fuel system, saving over $15K of fuel and 36 metric tons of GHG per truck annually.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Tracy, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Our Mission: To alleviate global greenhouse gas emissions and chronic diseases caused by emissions of hazardous particles from internal combustion engines. HIT offers a unique hydrogen-on-demand supplemental fuel system that generates hydrogen from distilled water using electrolysis, to address the need for emission reductions and improved fuel economy in fleet trucks and heavy equipment.


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    Christian Roettgers
    President and CEO

    Former Director of OEM Channel at Autonet Mobile, which successfully secured OEM partnerships with Chrysler, General Motors, Subaru, Mercedes, and VW, under his leadership.

    Various roles in key markets with Ford and its premium brand Volvo. Recognized for his expert knowledge in the automotive field. Extensive relationships in the auto industry facilitates business strategies for new and innovative products across automotive and retail channel

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    Richard Ortenheim

    Successful international businessperson, including the formation of Skyview Aviation. Holds an Airline Transport Pilot’s license. His aircraft fuel system retrofitting featured on the Discovery Channel. Richard holds many world patents in the field of clean energy and auto technology, including the first patent for a hybrid vehicle [1993]. His diverse background in business, as master mechanic and inventor makes him a true financial visionary.

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    Conchita Christiansen
    Founder / Investor

    Conchita Christensen has been with the Hydrogen Injection Technology, Inc. since the beginning. Prior to joining HIT, she has been working in the area of Green Technology and also been working in the area of Aviation at Skyview Aviation, a business that she jointly owns with her husband. Conchita also runs and manages her own real-estate business.

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    Malcolm MacGregor
    Advisory Board Member

    1946-1953 Univ. of Michigan, B.A. (mathematics), M.S. and Ph.D. (physics).
    1953-1995 Lawrence Livermore National Lab
    1960-1961 NATO Fellowship at Niels Bohr Institute (invited by Aage Bohr)
    1969 Elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society
    1972 Invited colloquia on elementary particles at 20 universities in US and Canada
    1992 Book: The Enigmatic Electron, Kluwer
    2006 Book: The Power of Alpha, World Scientific (in press)

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    John MacGregor
    Founder / Investor

    Studied engineering at California Polytechnical Institute. Live event producer, product launch designer and product promoter. By the mid 1980s John had become the president of a successful staging and broadcast company. To date, John has been personally responsible for well over 1,000 high profile promotional events and trade shows for numerous Fortune 500 companies, primarily in the computer industry and high tech sector.

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    Don MacLeod
    Founder / Investor

    PhD in Electrical Engineering. President of Applied Motion Products a motion control systems supplier, rejoining the company. He served as President of Aura Systems, a public company in El Segundo California developing and manufacturing mobile generator systems. He held several Executive Director level positions at Seagate Technology. Published 8 technical papers at international conferences and named inventor on 31 US patents.

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    Michael J Vincent

    Mike has a consulting business based in packaging a sustainable food supply. He is an innovator who holds six U.S. patents for packaging and processing of food. He is also a Certified Packaging Professional, lifetime status, by the Institute of Packaging Professionals. Previously he led Safeway's supply chain sustainability team, where his team defined sustainability initiatives and implemented programs to successfully achieve results.


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    Kevin Grange
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    Michael Carlson