Meet the Team

Influit Energy is a multidisciplinary team with core competency  in nanotechnology, materials science, nanofluids, batteries, system integration, product development and manufacturing.  Team members have combined over 65 years of R&D and project management experience.  

John Katsoudas

John Katsoudas

Founder & CEO

Visionary and business strategy; 15+ years of project management in diverse industries including manufacturing, sound engineering, construction, and science;  Expert in custom equipment design, systems integration and automation.

TEDx Speaker.

Elena V. Timofeeva

Elena Timofeeva

Founder,  COO & Director of R&D

Inventor, R&D and marketing strategy. Expert in the fields of chemistry, electrochemistry, materials science and nanotechnology with 10+ years in lead R&D role in academia, national labs and industry.

40 Under 40 awardee by Midwest Energy News.


Carlo Segre

Founder & CTO

30+ years of research in materials science, advanced experimental techniques (x-ray  and neutron diffraction, x-ray absorption spectroscopy);

Director of Center for Synchrotron Radiation, AAAS Fellow, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics at IIT.

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TEDxIIT talk by CEO John Katsoudas on Influit Energy's big vision