Xinbao Gao has more than 15 years of experience in the development of Lithium-Ion battery cell and system solutions for hybrid and electric vehicle applications and is currently the Director of High Voltage Battery Systems at Karma Automotive which he joined in 2018. Previously he served as the Vice President, R&D at A123 Systems Asia. He began his career working in battery development at EnerDel as the cell design analyst. Following that role, he served as the R&D leader in the joint venture between Wangxiang Group and EnerDel in China.
Xinbao has a PhD in Mechanical Engineer from the University of Nebraska and a Master’s in Engineering from Sichuan University, China.