Farzan Ghavanini, CTO

Smoltek recruits Farzan Ghavanini as new CTO

Smoltek has recruit­ed Farzan Gha­vani­ni as new Chief Tech­nol­o­gy Offi­cer (CTO), who will assume the posi­tion on April 1 2022. He will then suc­ceed Peter Enoks­son, who has been act­ing CTO for Smoltek since 20 Sep­tem­ber 2021.

Farzan Gha­vani­ni has a sol­id expe­ri­ence from lead­ing posi­tions in tech­nol­o­gy devel­op­ment at inno­v­a­tive com­pa­nies and a research back­ground in nan­otech­nol­o­gy. He has most recent­ly held the posi­tion as Direc­tor, Head of New Tech­nol­o­gy Devel­op­ment Depart­ment at the list­ed tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­ny Fin­ger­print Cards.

“I have fol­lowed the devel­op­ment of Smoltek’s impres­sive tech­nol­o­gy plat­form for a long time, and I look for­ward to now being able to con­tribute to fur­ther improv­ing its per­for­mance in exist­ing and future appli­ca­tion areas,” says Farzan Gha­vani­ni, Smoltek’s incom­ing CTO.

In addi­tion to a suit­able pro­fes­sion­al back­ground, Farzan also has good knowl­edge of Smoltek’s tech­nol­o­gy plat­form and exten­sive knowl­edge in the indus­tri­al­iza­tion of nan­otech­nol­o­gy. Farzan holds a PhD in nanoscience and nan­otech­nol­o­gy from Chalmers Uni­ver­si­ty of Technology.

“We are very pleased to be able to appoint Farzan Gha­vani­ni as our new CTO and we warm­ly wel­come him to the Smoltek team. We now have a per­ma­nent CTO on site who has a deep under­stand­ing of our tech­nol­o­gy plat­form and with expe­ri­ence of indus­tri­al­iza­tion of this type of tech­nol­o­gy. This com­bined with a strong dri­ve and proven lead­er­ship skills is exact­ly what we need as we are now increas­ing the pace in the indus­tri­al­iza­tion and thus also the tech­ni­cal devel­op­ment of our ultra-thin CNF-MIM capac­i­tors and our high­ly effi­cient cell-mate­r­i­al for elec­trolyz­ers,” says Smoltek’s CEO Håkan Persson.

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