VP Operations Jeff McNeil at Energous Corporation

Placement Announcement

About Jeff

Prior to joining Energous, Jeff held a successful 21 year tenure at Cypress Semiconductor where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations. In his recent global operations role, he was responsible for worldwide operations for subcon manufacturing, FA, planning, and logistics. Significant achievements at Cypress Semiconductor include reducing lead-times by 40 percent, improving on time delivery to > 99.5% and reducing inventory by > 30% while delivering exceptional quality product. Earlier in his career, Jeff held extensive operations and engineering leadership positions at companies including Heraeus, Digital Equipment Corporation, Seagate, and Memorex.

Jeff holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from San Jose State University.

VP Operations

January 26, 2016. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Jeff McNeil has been named Vice President of Operations at Energous Corporation. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.

About Energous Corporation

Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT) is developing WattUp, an award-winning wire-free charging technology that will transform the way people charge and power their electronic devices at home, in the office, in the car and beyond. WattUp is a revolutionary, patent and trademark-pending solution that delivers intelligent, scalable power via the same radio bands as a Wi-Fi router. WattUp differs from current wireless charging systems in that it will deliver meaningful, usable power, at a distance, to multiple devices, resulting in a wire-free experience that saves users from having to remember to plug in their devices or place them on a mat.


Jeff comes to us with a significant and impressive background in the semiconductor industry—having spent over two decades with one of the preeminent companies in the Silicon Valley. Jeff will lead Energous’ efforts to deliver world-class solutions to our licensing partners while ensuring superior quality and complete customer satisfaction.

Stephen Rizzone, President and CEO, Director, Energous Corporation

Energous will transform how consumers power their devices with its truly revolutionary wire-free charging technology. I’m genuinely excited to be evolving an entire industry by helping our customers enable new markets, creating new revenue streams that will impact their bottom line.

Jeff McNeil, VP Operations, Energous Corporation

Jeff McNeil is customer focused and highly analytical—exactly the skill set needed by a fast-growing company like Energous.  

Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners