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Alexander Lee is the managing director of Al Yousuf LLC (AYL) and CEO of Phoenix Cars LLC, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AYL.
Mr. Lee joined AYL as a managing director in December 2009. From January 2008 to October 2009, Mr. Lee held executive-level positions at Phoenix MC, Inc. (PMC) and at Phoenix Cars, LLC (PCL). PCL is an Al Yousuf LLC entity that, in September 2009, acquired the operating assets of PMC, a developer of electric vehicles. Mr. Lee became CEO of PCL in August 2010.
Prior to PMC, Mr. Lee worked at Rapiscan Systems, a developer, manufacturer and distributor of X-ray, gamma-ray and computed tomography products. Mr. Lee was vice president of strategic planning at Rapiscan from February 2006 to December 2007. Mr. Lee joined Rapiscan as the head of its government contracts and proposals group in October 2003.
Mr. Lee earned a B.A. from Brown University and a J.D. from the University of California, Davis, School of Law.
Since 2009, Mr. Zou has served as the CEO of YuView Holdings, Ltd. Mr. Zou previously served as vice president for Asian Coast Development, Ltd. from 2007 to 2008. In this position Mr. Zou had primary responsibility for marketing and business development in China. Mr. Zou served as executive director of SI-TECH Information Technology, Ltd. from 2005 to 2007, where he was responsible for corporate financing and mergers and acquisitions. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Zou served as a director of Confederate Finance Corp.
Mr. Zou earned his B.S. from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and earned his M.S. from the Graduate School of China Academy of Posts and Telecommunications. He also earned an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Huang was appointed chief financial officer and corporate secretary in September 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Huang served as chief financial officer consultant to Robert Half International Inc., where he provided interim and consulting CFO, project leadership and advisory services to a variety of clients from September 2010 through his appointment with Altair. Prior to Robert Half, Mr. Huang served as CFO of Unigen Corp. from February 2010 to September 2010. Prior to Unigen, Mr. Huang served as CFO, corporate secretary and vice president of Penguin Computing Inc. from December 2005 to January 2010. Prior to Penguin, Mr. Huang served as corporate officer, vice president finance and corporate controller of Candescent Technologies Corp. from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Huang began his career as a banker in 1992 at Great Western Financial Corp., now part of JPMorgan Chase & Co., and held various financial management positions at Innovative Interfaces Inc. and Intel Corp.
Mr. Huang earned a B.B.A. in finance and accounting from San Francisco State University, College of Business. Mr. Huang serves on the board of directors of the Silicon Valley chapter of Financial Executives International and has served on the board of directors of several technology and non-profit enterprises.
Dr. Bruce Sabacky, was appointed chief technology officer of the company in June 2006. Dr. Sabacky was appointed vice president of research and engineering for Altairnano Inc., the operating subsidiary through which the Company conducts its nanotechnology business, in October 2003. Dr. Sabacky joined Altairnano Inc. in January 2001 as director of research and engineering. Prior to that, he was the manager of process development at BHP Minerals Inc.’s Center for Minerals Technology from 1996 to 2001, where he was instrumental in developing the nanostructured materials technology. He was the technical superintendent for Minera Escondida Ltda. from 1993 to 1996 and was a principal process engineer with BHP from 1991 to 1993. Prior to that, he held senior engineering positions in the minerals and metallurgical industries.
Dr. Sabacky obtained a B.S. and an M.S. in metallurgical engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and a PH.D in materials science and mineral engineering with minors in chemical engineering and mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.