Stephen R. Rizzone

Stephen R. Rizzone

President & CEO, Director

Mr. Stephen R. Rizzone joined the Company in October of 2013 and currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Energous. Mr. Rizzone has more than 35 years of executive management, marketing, sales and entrepreneurial experience in the data communications hardware, networking hardware and software, silicon and optical components markets. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Active Storage, Inc. from June 2011 until December 2012, and as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Communicado, Inc. from April 2006 to September 2009. Mr. Rizzone previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Katzkin Leather from June 2011 to November 2013 and the Los Angeles Regional Technology Alliance (LARTA) from February 2009 to November 2011. He holds a B.A. in Public Administration from California State University at Fullerton. Mr. Rizzone’s extensive industry, executive and board experience position him well to serve as our President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for Energous.