Dr. Ake Almgren is a member of NUBURU’S Inc. board of directors. Dr. Almgren was president of ABB Power T&D Co. from 1993 to 1997, president and chief executive officer of Capstone Turbine Corporation from 1998 to 2003, and president and chief executive officer of International Battery Inc. from 2009 to 2011. He served on the board of PJM Interconnect from 2003 to 2021, including as chairman of the board from 2018 to 2021. He has also founded Orkas, Inc., an independent consulting company serving companies and institutions active in primarily the electric energy sector, and has served as its chief executive officer since 2003. Dr. Almgren holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and a PhD in Engineering from Linköping University.