Erik Terjesen is Senior Director of Licensing and Strategy for Ionic Materials. In this role he is responsible engaging with key partners for the commercialization of Ionic’s novel solid polymer technology in battery applications. He joined Ionic from Qualcomm, where he held a number of key roles in licensing, strategy and M&A functions. While there he spearheaded the Halo program, which commercialized wireless charging technology for the electric vehicle market through an array of OEM and Tier 1 customers. Erik began his career in the venture capital and investment banking sectors with HarbourVest Partners and Robertson Stephens. Erik received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from Harvard University.