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Erika Guerrero

CEO
Electric Goddess

Founder + CEO - Electric Goddess (Present)

Erika pilots diverse teams effectively as an influential and dynamic leader. She manages strategy and partnerships for Electric Goddess, focusing on cultivating sustainable technology and social change. 

 

Co-Founder + CEO - Redivivus Inc. (Present)

In response to the battery end-of-life challenges many Electric Goddess clients faced from previous battery designs, Erika searched the industry to find solutions. It became apparent that battery recycling was at the beginning of a needed industry with much room for development and innovation. She regularly speaks with investors and partners and manages company strategy for the emerging startup.

 

Program Manager - Romeo Power + BorgWarner

Erika helped a California-based li-ion startup operationalize a battery manufacturing environment and manage cross-functional teams, including joint venture operations with BorgWarner. Erika co-developed leading-edge UL testing and industry standards. Co-inventions include:

  • Cell test experiments.
  • Cylindrical battery module designs.
  • Cost-effective prototype to production projects in response to Tier 1 RFQs.

Her methods are utilized today in the electrification effort of the automotive industry.

 

Supply Chain Management - SpaceX (Dragon Capsule)

 

Erika guaranteed compliance to the NASA contract by co-creating a process to implement supplier diversity requirements into Warp Drive (ERP) for the Dragon capsule.

 

Erika Guerrero’s Session(s):


3:20 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Pacific — Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Presentation: Charging Advancements and Battery Safety

Safely charging batteries in a reasonable time requires the thoughtful design of the battery by the OEM. We will talk about a healthy battery's environmental, thermal, and runaway prevention testing considerations for design. Our discussion will cover trade-offs between popular design concepts and charger to vehicle interfaces. We will end our talk on the collaboration humanity needs to charge forward with EVs. 

Takeaways:

  • Prevention of fires starts with battery design
  • Higher or lower battery system voltage trade-offs
  • How to determine a cell safe maximum charge rates
  • Power-sharing to form a charging utopia

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