Active Power expands US sales team across North East and West regions

Austin, Texas – April 17th, 2023.

Active Power, the leader in sustainable kinetic flywheel energy storage, has expanded its North American team with two highly qualified sales managers who together bring decades of critical power market experience to the company.

Jason DeGraff takes on the role of Regional Sales Manager, North East.  Jason’s career has spanned regional critical power technical sales and management, direct and partner sales growth and network building through deep technical knowledge and customer service focus to drive excellence and success.

Kevin Slatier, joins as Regional Sales Manager, West.  Kevin has worked in project execution, management and sales engineering. Following his graduation in engineering management from the University of Missouri, Kevin has completed an MBA at the University of Oklahoma.

They join Active Power’s Justin Ockerman, Head of Sales and Kit Killingsworth, Regional Sales Manager, South East.

Active Power Sales Team. Top (left to right) Kevin Slatier, Regional Sales Manager; Kit Killingsworth, Regional Sales Manager; Jason DeGraff, Regional Sales Manager. Bottom (left to right) Justin Ockerman, Head of Sales; Debbie Palmer, Sales Administrator; Faisal Rajkotwala, Technical Sales Support; Jack Pearce, CEO and Chad Pope, Technical Sales Support.

“The energy storage market is moving in the direction of Active Power offerings of long term sustainable, low carbon kinetic flywheel technology. Having two experienced industry sales professionals join our US team is a mark of our ambition to grow our client base across more verticals and expand the Active Power partner network right across the country.” said Jack Pearce, CEO, Active Power.  

About Active Power 

Active Power designs and manufactures battery-free flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and energy storage products for mission-critical power applications worldwide from its headquarters and manufacturing plant in Austin TX. The company was founded in 1996 and became public in 2001(NASDAQ).

In November 2016 the business was acquired by German group, Piller Power Systems.  Today, US customers are served via Austin and internationally via Piller’s global network of subsidiaries and service centers.  Piller is a division of the UK engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.

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