Dr. Swaminathan Ramesh, President & CEO: Dr. Ramesh has been President and CEO since founding the Company in October 2012. He has over 30 U.S. and international patents and over 20 published peer-reviewed journal articles covering a wide range of chemistry. He brings over 23 years of research and development experience working at BASF Corporation, the largest chemical company in the world, and the U.S. EPA Laboratories. In addition to EFT, Dr. Ramesh is also the Founder, President, and CEO two other technology-based start-ups—Advanced Technologies of Michigan, Inc. (ATOM), a test lab for chemical and automotive companies, and Solarflex, LLC, an alternative energy venture developing thin film organic solar cells. Dr. Ramesh received a PhD in organic chemistry in Bangalore, India from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), which is considered the premier institute for scientific research and study in India. To deepen his expertise in chemistry, Dr. Ramesh completed five years of post-doctoral research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Himat Taank – Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer: Mr. Himat Taank has worked in the advanced technology departments of Babcock Power (nuclear industry) and Magna (automotive industry). Additionally, Mr. Taank was President and CEO of IntroTech, Inc. after founding the company in 2000. IntroTech was a product and manufacturing technology company that took ideas from concept through to production. It achieved this by use of its own Product Development System (IPDS) that integrated the latest virtual design, engineering and manufacturing technologies for use in the motorcycle, recreational vehicles and plastic recycling industries. Mr. Taank received his honors MSc degree in Aeronautical Structures from Imperial College, University of London, England in 1982.