Meet Our Team
With more than 35 years of experience in the battery and electronics industry, Mel sets the vision, culture and strategy for Custom Power. Mel taps his extensive background and insights about customers’ needs and future technologies to ensure the company is well positioned to deliver “what’s next” in energy solutions. Mel also liaises with Solid State plc senior management to ensure the international capabilities and resources of Custom Power’s parent company are leveraged for clients. Prior to joining the company more than 20 years ago, Mel held leadership roles in engineering, management, sales, and marketing at Yuasa (now EnerSys) and in engineering design at Northrop Grumman. He earned a BS in electrical engineering from Northeastern University.
Adnan KhanVP of Engineering
Adnan leads a growing team of engineers at Custom Power, striving to design leading-edge battery system solutions to exceed client expectations. With 30-plus years of technical expertise and a fierce passion for new technologies and applications, Adnan inspires his team to constantly innovate. He has held engineering management roles at Novak Electronics, GE and Fairchild Semiconductor and earned an engineering degree from Northrop University.
Carlos GonzalezVP of Solution Development
A seasoned battery industry veteran, Carlos collaborates with customers and the Custom Power engineering and operations teams to architect solutions to address virtually any energy, regulatory, safety, durability or mission-critical demand. His experience includes 30 years of serving in various roles at Panasonic and other industry-leading battery pack manufacturers.
Lu DoVP of Sales & Marketing
As a broad-based electronics industry executive, Lu provides Custom Power clients with unique insights from his experience in working with a wide variety of industrial and consumer companies. Prior to joining the company, he served in technical sales and marketing roles at an international electronics LCD display manufacturer. Lu studied engineering and technical design with a BS in engineering technology from DeVry University.