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February 2021 – Deep Tech Leaders supports battery materials innovator, Nexeon, with the appointment of Dr Liya Wang as Chief Technology Officer.

Deep Tech Leaders is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Liya Wang as Chief Technology Officer of Nexeon, the UK battery materials innovator.

Dr Wang brings a strong background in battery and materials development, as well as wide international experience.  Most recently, he was VP of R&D at XG Sciences in the United States, leading the development of graphene-based materials for energy storage, thermal, electric, anti-corrosion and composite applications.  Previously, he served as Principal Scientific Director at CIC EnergiGUNE in Spain, where he led the development of advanced batteries and capacitors.    Dr Wang joins Nexeon as a senior member of the leadership team, reporting into Dr Scott Brown, Nexeon’s Chief Executive.

About Nexeon

Nexeon is an Oxford-based, battery materials and licensing company.  The company possesses unique silicon anode technology that delivers substantial improvements in capacity and longer lifetime between charges.  Founded in 2006, the company has raised in excess of £85 million and employs 50 people in offices in England (Oxford) and Japan (Tokyo & Yokohama).

Today, Nexeon is engaged with some of the world’s leading companies within the lithium-ion battery supply chain, including global brands in the automotive and consumer electronics industries.  Its aim is to realise significant value through the supply of material to leading OEMs, as well as through the licensing of its technology and processes to key battery manufacturers around the world.

To learn more about Nexeon, refer to their website at

About Deep Tech Leaders

Deep Tech Leaders recruits boards and leadership teams for advanced science & technology businesses aiming to move from the Lab to the Market.  Headquartered in London, we partner with entrepreneurs, executives and investors to build innovative companies across the Industrial, Medical and Advanced Computing domains.