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Resonate Industries, Inc.

We provide tiny magnetically rechargeable battery system, for hearing aids, solving the inconvenience of having to change batteries.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Westlake Village, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2003
  • Employees 7

Company Summary

Located in Chatsworth, CA, Resonate allows the user to use the hearing aid without the need to open the device to change batteries. Resonate’s innovation materially enhances the way people use Hearing Aids by eliminating the main difficulties for hearing aids users: changing batteries every few days. There are today about 90 million Hearing Aids users, creating a $7B battery market with CAGR> 10%. Technology is covered by patents + patentable


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    Noam Lotan

    Past CEO of MRV Communications (MRVC). Lotan took the company from start up to public, with $5 billion valuation and revenue > $500 million. Under his leadership MRV was recognized for eight consecutive years as one of the fastest growing public companies in Southern California. Noam Lotan holds BSEE Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD, the European Institute of Business Administration.

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    Michael Plaksin
    VP Business Development

    As the Vice President of Sales for Packard Bell/NEC, Michael consistently generated multi-year, multi-billion dollars in sales through the mass-market channel. He also held similar executive level positions with Epson America, AST Computers and Atari. Mr. Plaksin has received numerous awards from customers for excellent service and support.
    Mr. Plaksin has a B.S. in Marketing from Syracuse University.

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    Leon Alkalai
    Chief Engineer - Consultant

    Head of Lunar Robotic mission formulation at JPL / Caltech, heading a team of Lithium-Ion battery experts. Dr. Alkalai holds a PhD from the UCLA Computer Science Department. He has held various leadership positions at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) California Institute of Technology, where he currently leads lunar robotic mission formulation, including the recently launched GRAIL mission which is currently orbiting the Moon.

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    Vatche Vorperian

    Senior member of the technical staff at the JPL. Focuses on power electronics circuits for space applications. Mr. Vorperian recently received NASA honor award: The Exceptional Service Medal. He received this honor for his sustained service to the NASA mission through the design and development of innovative power conversion systems. He holds a PhD from Caltech.

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    Du Li
    Director of Engineering & Operations

    Dr. Du Li received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at USC, and his MBA at Pepperdine. He was director of Engineering and senior engineer at two battery companies and has experience in process automation and quality. His background cover mechanical design, manufacturing technologies, Quality systems and Artificial Intelligence modeling.


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    Fenwick & West, San Francisco
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    Foster, Griffith & Allen, Westlake Village, CA

Previous Investors

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    Management, Friends and Friends of Friends