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Onboard Dynamics, Inc.

Commercializing natural gas compression integrated into automotive engines that enables vehicle refueling from the existing low pressure natural gas grid.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Bend, Oregon, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2013
  • Employees 9
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Onboard Dynamics is leading the transition from traditional energy fuels to the next generation energy fuels to power the needs of transportation, particularly for fleets. We have developed innovative technology in natural gas compression, allowing a low pressure natural gas source, or a renewable source, to be compressed up to 3600 psi using an automotive engine without the need for electricity. Our first product to market is the GoFlo™ CNG-80.


  • Rita Hansen is a successful entrepreneur with >30 yrs of experience in a diverse range of industries including steel, green building products & electronic components manufacturing, telecom & software. Most recently, Rita has specialized in startup & early phase environments with an emphasis on alternative energy & renewables. Rita holds a BS Industrial Engineering from UW. She is also a local volunteer promoting STEM & economic development.

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    Chief Product Strategist

    Jeff has extensive executive experience in marketing, business development, and research in high tech and energy-related businesses in Silicon Valley. In addition to Onboard Dynamics, Inc., he founded or co-founded two other companies in the energy and software space. He was responsible for international business activities at two more established software companies, and has also been on the board of a successful software company for 13 years.

  • A CPA by training, Steve has served in a wide variety of financial, strategic, and operational roles with Pacific Northwest companies. He was Chief Strategy and Operations Officer at Partners in Care, CEO/CFO at Central Oregon Home Health and Hospice, Controller at Weitech, Inc., and Director of Finance for Sun Forest Construction, Ltd. He specializes in financial and outcomes analyses, process improvement, and reporting processes and structures.

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    VP, Engineering

    Rick has been successful in running and managing a revenue-generating operation, introducing a product to market, managing full-scale projects of all types, and providing sound leadership and guidance in a diverse range of industries and work environments.
    Rick holds a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Business Management from Western Oregon State College, and has completed coursework in Electrical Engineering.