Team

YOUR BATTERY SPECIALIST SINCE 1972

Jean Michel (JM) Bourdon
CEO

Jean Michel (JM) Bourdon joined Energy Sales in 2014 as advisor to the Board of Directors before becoming CEO in September 2016. Over the last 25 years, JM has held several senior management and executive positions in Marketing, Sales, and Business Development at companies such as Schlumberger, Adobe, Dolby, and Rovi (now TiVo). JM holds a postgraduate degree from ISG, a leading business school in Europe and a Masters in Economics from University of Paris-Nanterre.

Jean-Pierre Gueguen
COO

Jean-Pierre Gueguen has been with Energy Sales since 2014. Prior to joining the Energy Sales family, JP held management positions in business development, sales channels, strategic alliances, and marketing in high technology companies including NEC, Motorola, and SAP. JP started his career as a computer systems engineer at Hewlett-Packard in both France and Germany, before relocating to California.

Valerie Franco
VP Business Development

Valerie Franco has an excellent grasp of the company as well as an expertise in the battery industry acquired over the years at Energy Sales. Valerie manages all the major departments at the Sunnyvale office which includes corporate headquarters operations.

Vincent Lefebvre
Director of Engineering

Vincent joined Energy Sales as Director of Engineering in 2016, bringing with him extensive experience in product design and development from the telecommunications and networking industries. He collaborates with customers to find and design the best and most cost-effective battery solutions for their applications, and ensures Energy Sales products meet or exceed all customer requirements, and comply with all industry, safety and regulatory standards.

Tim Crook
Sales Manager - Washington

Tim has been a member of the Energy Sales Team for over 20 years. Hired as an Outside Sales Representative, he moved to Inside Sales and then to Branch Manager position in Redmond, Washington. Tim brings a solid experience in designing, manufacturing and supporting customers of custom battery pack assemblies and a deep knowledge of the complete line of manufacturers products Energy Sales has to offer.

Ted Thurston
Direct Sales - Sunnyvale

Ted's background in chemistry and over ten years' experience as an application engineer at Energy Sales enable him to recommend the best battery powered solution for customers' applications. His twenty plus years' experience prior to Energy Sales found him at various Lithium Battery manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and overseas. These facilities have serviced the military, electric vehicle, OEM and medical market. His positions have included product management, QC, battery research and chemical analyst positions.