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Brian Graham Joins Nikola Labs as COO

June 8, 2018

Seasoned executive will lead operations as company moves to commercial sales.

Columbus, OHIO, June 8, 2018 – Wireless power pioneer Nikola Labs is pleased to announce that Brian Graham has joined the Nikola Labs team and will be serving as Chief Operations Officer (COO).

Brian joins Nikola Labs at a critical time as the company transitions from research and development to offering products to the marketplace, including the revolutionary INDRA wireless power receiver chip and PfM wirelessly powered predictive maintenance sensor system. As COO, Brian will lead the planning and direct all aspects related to Nikola’s operational strategies, objectives and initiatives to attain short- and long-term financial and operational goals.

Brian brings more than 25 years of diverse and international experience across multiple industries in operations, innovation, technology commercialization, finance and strategy. He has led teams in both corporate and entrepreneurial settings, and served in key executive roles at Nationwide Insurance, Syrus Restaurant Information Services and Battelle (Memorial Institute). In addition, Brian has served on multiple company and advisory boards, mentored numerous startups and has a passion for engaging and building local ecosystems and communities.

Nikola Labs’ CEO Will Zell said, “Nikola Labs is ushering in electricity’s next great act. Our aim is to become the leading global provider of wireless power, and this is only achievable with extraordinary technical and business talent on our team. I couldn’t be happier to welcome Brian aboard. His experience and understanding of how to scale organizations comes at a critical time as we prepare for significant growth over the next few years.”

About Nikola Labs

Nikola Labs is a wireless power company with an advantaged far-field technology that converts radio frequency (RF) energy into usable direct current (DC) power. We are a devoted and capable team that includes world-renowned electrical engineers and distinguished business leaders united by a common goal – advancing wireless power into the marketplace. Nikola Labs

Media Contact: Michelle Moore, media@nikola.tech, +1-614-633-8124​