About

Technology-to-Market Team

ARPA-E Deputy Director for Commercialization Dr. Cheryl Martin

Dr. Cheryl Martin is the Deputy Director for Commercialization at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E). Dr. Martin leads ARPA-E’s Technology-to-Market program, which helps breakthrough energy technologies succeed in the marketplace. Dr. Martin served as ARPA-E’s Acting Director from November 2013 to December 2014.

ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor Anthony TJ Augustine

TJ Augustine is a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where he helps prepare breakthrough energy technologies for transition from the lab to the market.  He is responsible for leading the commercialization strategy for the Reducing Emissions through Methanotrophic Organisms for Transportation Energy (REMOTE), Plants Engineered to Replace Oil (PETRO), and other ARPA-E programs in the area of liquid transportation fuels.

ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor Susan Babinec

Sue Babinec is a Senior Commercialization Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). She helps lead ARPA-E's Technology-to-Market effort, which focuses on preparing breakthrough energy technologies for the transition from lab to market. 

ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor Kacy Gerst

Kacy Gerst is a member of ARPA-E’s Technology-to-Market team, where she focuses on preparing breakthrough energy technologies for successful transition from lab to market.  She is responsible for advising teams within the Rare Earth Alternatives in Critical Technologies (REACT) portfolio, which includes high temperature superconductors, advanced motors, and magnetic materials.  Additionally, she advises OPEN 2012 teams in the domain areas of wind, concentrated photovoltaics (CPV), and concentrated solar power (CSP).     

Nate Gorence - ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Associate

Nate Gorence is a Technology-to-Market Associate at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), where he helps prepare breakthrough energy technologies for transition from the lab to the market and deepen ARPA-E's private sector engagement.

ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor Josh Gould

Josh Gould is a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). He is responsible for leading the path to market approach for the Green Electricity Network Integration (GENI) program, and assists a wide variety of other ARPA-E Technology-to-Market efforts, intended to prepare breakthrough energy technologies for the transition from lab to market.

ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor David Henshall

Dave Henshall is an ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor responsible for helping projects in ARPA-E’s SWITCHES program transition from lab to market. Dave is a successful entrepreneur with 20 years of experience building high-performing teams and increasing sales and profitability for multiple wide-bandgap semiconductor companies.

ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor Sven Mumme

Sven Mumme is a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E). He is responsible for leading the path to market approach for the Methane Opportunities for Vehicular Energy (MOVE) program and a variety of building efficiency and energy storage projects from the Open 2012 program, in addition to assisting in a wide range of other ARPA-E Technology-to-Market efforts intended to prepare breakthrough energy technologies for the transition from lab to market.

ARPA-E Senior Commercialization Advisor John Tuttle

John Tuttle is a Senior Commercialization Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). He assists ARPA-E's Technology-to-Market effort, which focuses on preparing breakthrough energy technologies for the transition from lab to market.

Photo of Ryan Umstattd

Dr. Ryan Umstattd is a Senior Commercialization Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where he helps prepare breakthrough energy technologies for transition from the lab to customers within the Department of Defense (DoD).