Delivering the Power of Nature

Verdagy offers a commercially available product that is not only on track to be on price parity with fossil fuels, we are ready to partner and scale our customer’s decarbonization efforts.

Over a decade of technology development

Verdagy is backed by over a decade of technology & product development with 100 patents. Our Advanced AWE effectively addresses the barriers that limit traditional AWE adoption by utilizing innovative single-element cells that can operate efficiently at high current densities. Verdagy’s ability to operate efficiently and reliably across a broad dynamic range makes Verdagy’s an ideal electrolyzer for coupling to renewable energy sources.

Leadership team

Marty Neese

Chief Executive Officer

Marty brings decades of scale-up and growth executive experience in the hydrogen space (Ballard Board), solar energy (COO at SunPower COO) and manufacturing services industries (COO at Flex).

Rahul Bammi


Rahul brings over 25 years of experience in growing climate and deep tech companies, in CxO and General Manager roles, leading hyper growth, P&L and Product Management, Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Engineering, M&A and Strategy. His experience includes successful tenures at View, Lumileds, KLA, Motorola, National Semiconductor and Analysis Group.

Tom McWaid, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Tom has more than 30 years experience in product design, systems development, and engineering management. He holds 15 patents in heat transfer, fluid mechanics and electrochemical cell design and operations; also, several hydrogen-related patents are pending.

Peter Cousins, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Peter brings deep experience in innovating, scaling new technologies and building teams at leading clean technology companies. In particular, he guided industry-best solar and battery products through research, development, deployment and production while at SunPower and Tesla.

Johan Themaat

Chief Financial Officer

Johan brings over 20 years of experience in energy, finance, and business strategy, including C-level roles in both public and private companies. His expertise spans renewable energy with Correlate and Mission Energy, energy infrastructure for Black Canyon, First River Energy and NGL Energy Partners, and investment banking firms RBS and GulfStar.

Gal Mariansky, PE

Senior Vice President, Process Engineering

Gal is a professional chemical engineer with 16 years of experience in design, operations and launch of pilot, demo and commercial plants. He has demonstrated leadership across biofuels, chemicals and hydrogen sectors.

Srikanth Ramakrishnan

Vice President, EPC & Services

Sri has worked extensively in the Global Power and Renewable Energy sectors building strong partnerships with EPC companies and leading project execution and services teams. He brings deep commercial and project management experience with leadership positions at AMEC-Foster Wheeler, General Electric and Bloom Energy.


Rajesh Swaminathan

Director | Partner, Khosla Ventures

Marty Neese

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dr. Ryan Gilliam

Founder, Director

Anil Achyuta

Director | Managing Director, TDK Ventures

Vikas Gupta

Director | Partner, Shell Ventures

Eric Olsen

Director | CEO, Aliaxis

Corporate culture balancing
innovation and lifestyle

Verdagy is close to major centers of science and culture, but in a world of its own. Our coastal & Silicon Valley locations helps us focus on the challenge of decarbonizing industry, yet it also keeps us grounded in the natural beauty and positive lifestyles that make reducing carbon emissions so necessary.