Chief Technology Officer
Yifan leads Volta’s engineering, product, and technical program management teams to create a reliable driver experience grounded in solid engineering fundamentals and a seamless product design. With more than 25 years of technical experience in power electronics, electric power systems, electric vehicles, battery technology, artificial intelligence, and control systems, Yifan is the inventor or co-inventor of 99 US patents, in addition to numerous pending patents and international patents. Prior to Volta, Yifan served as Chief Technology Officer and board member at SERES EV, a next-generation intelligent, autonomous EV company. He is also the co-founder of TeraWatt Technology, a company developing and manufacturing ultra-high energy density batteries. Previously, he served as President of SF Motors Japan and held various positions at Meta (formerly Facebook), Lucid Motors, and Tesla Motors.