Dr. Robin Zeng is the founder, Chairman and CEO of lithium-ion battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited, or CATL. Since 2017, CATL has been the leading manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries by volume in the world. Since the company’s foundation in 2011, CATL’s mission has been to innovate to power people’s life with green power and efficient energy storage solutions. At CATL, Dr. Zeng oversees CATL’s advanced material R&D, product design, engineering and manufacturing activities. He focuses on driving the company to grow with cutting-edge technologies and customer-centered solutions. Today CATL is a global company with operations in China, Germany, France, Japan and United States. It has developed win-win partnerships with well-known OEMs worldwide, including BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, JLR, Toyota, Honda and others. Dr. Zeng is also actively involved in promoting the academic development of the lithium-ion battery industry. He is a member of the Asian Society for Solid State Ionic Matter and an academic member of the Center for Clean Energy Center of the Institute of Physics, of the prestigious Chinese Academy of Sciences.