About Octet Scientific
Built to make the best energy storage better.
Octet Scientific, Inc. is a specialty chemical manufacturer unlocking the full power of safe, economical, and sustainable energy storage by providing better electrolyte chemistry for zinc and other aqueous batteries.
Our Core Values
Understand it then perfect it
Be the best part of the battery
Make it easy for customers
Chemistry Designed for Better Batteries
Working at the interface of electrochemistry and organic molecular design, we apply our unique expertise to produce superior electrolyte additives made specifically for zinc and other aqueous batteries.
Our simple, scalable, drop-in chemical technologies instantly improve battery performance, giving our customers the advantage they need to dominate the energy storage markets of today and tomorrow.
Onas Bolton, PhD
CEO & Founder
Patented expert in electrochemical organic molecular design.
James Vaughn, PhD
Chemical industry executive dedicated to value-based strategies and sustainable growth.
Emily Dickens, MEM
Relentless problem-solver with experience optimizing emerging battery technologies.
Akash Kota, PhD
Talented electrochemist and battery scientist with experience in advanced cells.
Board of Directors
Onas Bolton, PhD
CEO and Founder
Hardik Desai, MBA
Sr. Partner Jumpstart VC, Former founder
Brian Gale, MBA
Strategist & investor, Former CEO ID Images
Ross Dueber, PhD
CEO Powerside, Former CEO ZPower
Director of Emerging Technologies at Duke Energy
Kevin McMullen, MBA
Former CEO of Omnova (now Synthomer)
Todd Ostomel, JD PhD
IP Counsel, Patent attorney with a PhD in chemistry and experience in the battery industry
AT A GLANCE
Founded in 2017, Octet Scientific has been recognized and awarded for innovations in battery chemistry.
NSF STTR Award for Zinc-Air
OctoLyte Z1-Z5 are launched
NSF SBIR Award for Zinc Grid Storage
OctoLyte Z6 is launched
NSF SBIR Phase II for Zinc Grid
Patent Granted for Z1-5 family
Seed Round Closed
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