Dr. Berland serves as the Chief Technology Officer for ITN Energy Systems. In this role, he directs the technology and business development activities with a focus on moving technologies from the lab to commercialization. Over the last twenty years, he has led research and development activities in energy generation and storage materials, including those for flexible electronics. Prior to joining ITN, Dr. Berland was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Colorado in the labs of Professor Steven George, a world leader in ALD chemistry. He holds a BS in Chemistry from Carleton College and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado.