Adrian is the Chief Executive Officer of Rotoliptic Technologies, Inc., where he is responsible for business development, fundraising, and corporate strategy efforts. Before joining Rotoliptic Technologies, Adrian was the Chief Executive Officer of Carbon Engineering Ltd., a Bill Gates backed company, where he led efforts to develop and commercialize technologies for direct atmospheric carbon capture for the production of synthetic fuels.
Prior to Carbon Engineering, Adrian spent over 15 years developing and commercializing industrial hydrogen and fuel cell technologies including playing a key role as CTO of Plug Power Inc., in the successful commercialization of their industrial fuel cell products for the material handling industry. In this effort, Adrian led both product development and strategic supplier development for Plug Power. Adrian was also a key member of the core team that established the joint venture with Air Liquide and led Plug Power's commercial activities in France, more than doubling Plug Power's addressable market.
Adrian holds a Master's of Science degree from the University of Victoria, BC Canada with specialization in Energy Systems, Cryogenics and LNG.