Itamar Frankenthal is the owner and CEO of Rose Batteries (www.rosebatteries.com), Silicon Valley’s largest manufacturer of custom battery packs, servicing robotics, drones, UAVs, UGVs, USVs, ASVs, IoT, instrumentation, communication, smart grid, UPS and medical industries. Recently, Itamar lead Rose in the acquisition of Energy Sales (www.energy-sales.com), an industry leader in batteries for oceanographic, aerospace, military and government applications. Combined, the businesses ship over half a million batteries a year. Earlier in his career, Itamar was a systems and software engineer at BAE Systems where he developed algorithms for the F-15 radar system. Besides leading Rose Batteries, Itamar is also a professor at San Jose State University’s Masters of Engineering in Batteries Technology program.
Itamar holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the City University of New York where he led his team to win the capstone robotics competition and graduated summa cum laude. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he graduated with EC Honors.