Mr. Novak is USNC’s Chief Commercial Officer role reporting to the CEO. With 22 years of experience globally, he brings a broad range of business and commercial skills in the energy and power sectors with a strong technical background. Prior to joining USNC, he worked at Chevron, GE, and the US Naval Research Laboratory. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (focus: fusion energy) and an Executive MBA from Rice University. In his free time, Mr. Novak enjoys playing tennis, a passion from his earlier days when he played it competitively. Mr. Novak and his wife Martina recently relocated to Seattle from the San Francisco Bay Area.