Stephen R. Rizzone
President & CEO, Director
Mr. Stephen R. Rizzone joined Energous Corporation in October 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rizzone brings over 40 years of executive management, marketing, sales and business development experience, serving as the CEO of multiple public and private technology companies over the past 23 years. He has overseen more than 15 liquidity events, returning greater than $4.5B in shareholder appreciated value.
Prior to joining Energous, Mr. Rizzone served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Active Storage, and he has held positions as President, CEO and Chairman of Communicado, Inc., Founder, President and CEO of KimaLink Corporation, Chairman, President and CEO of Ortel Corporation, and Chairman, President and CEO of NetVantage, Inc.
Mr. Rizzone has served as an Independent Director on the boards of companies, including Katzkin Leather, The LARTA Institute, Troika Networks, and Innovent Corporation. He holds a B.A. in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton. Mr. Rizzone’s extensive executive and board experience with public and private technology companies position him well to serve as the President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors at Energous.