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Bob Galyen


Chairman of the Battery Standards Steering Committee | CTO

Tuesday, February 21, 1:30 - 1:50 p.m. | Report of the Chief Technology Officer of NAATBatt

Bob Galyen, age 68, is recognized as a top international executive in the battery energy storage world.  His leadership career developed over: 21 years GM, 4 years Delphi, 3 years Magna International, 8 years CTO of CATL, including two personal business ventures. Today he is a highly sought-after consultant and remains SAE’s Chairman of the Battery Standards Steering Committee and CTO of NAATBatt.  Some of his most coveted awards include:

  • Peoples Republic of China “Friendship Award”
  • Peoples Republic of China “National Distinguished Expert” 
  • NAATBatt International “Lifetime Achievement Award”
  • SAE “Fellow” and “Outstanding Contribution Award”
  • Ball State University “Circle of Excellence Award” 
  • General Motors “Best of the Best”
  • Automotive News “Electrifying 100”
  • Emerging Technology News “50 Global Leaders in Energy Storage”