CANTON, Massachusetts, June 23, 2022 -- CHASM Advanced Materials, Inc. (CHASM) today announced the appointment of John Kawola to the CHASM Board of Directors, effective June 1, 2022. CHASM is a pioneer in the use of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) to develop innovative advanced materials and components for safer, more connected and sustainable living, and the appointment of their first independent board member is perfectly timed to support the rapid growth the company is experiencing.
Kawola is CEO of Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF), an additive manufacturing technology company, and has over 30 years of leadership experience in advanced manufacturing and materials technology companies such as Ultimaker, Harvest Automation and Z Corporation. John is also currently the Chairman of Labminds, a laboratory automation technology company and a Board Director at Industrial ML, an industrial machine learning company. John received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer and an MBA from Union College.
"We are pleased to welcome John Kawola to the CHASM board," said David Arthur, founder and chief executive officer of CHASM. "John's deep experience in hard tech companies, along with his proven track record will make him an invaluable partner at this stage of our growth.”
Mr. Kawola will immediately lead the Compensation Committee, and he also plans to be highly engaged with the management team at CHASM, advising both the CEO and the rest of the leadership team on a wide variety of topics to help the company continue its growth rate.
CHASM Advanced Materials, Inc. is the inventor and manufacturer of nanotube hybrids - a new category of advanced materials that make the world a safer, more connected and sustainable place.
Better connected smart cities, ice-free vehicle sensors and lights, faster charging and discharging EV batteries, greener (lower carbon footprint) concrete, and abundance of pure water are all innovations powered by CHASM Advanced Materials. This is accomplished by unleashing the power of CNTs with our patented nanotube manufacturing platform combined with our unique ability to integrate CNTs into game-changing nanotube hybrid product solutions. Nanotube hybrid transparent antennas (for 5G, loT), transparent heaters (for ADAS) and transparent RF shielding films (for EMC) with superior performance and affordability are created by printing conductive nanotube inks on top of transparent conductive films made from silver nanowires or copper micromesh.
About John Kawola
John is currently the CEO of Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF), an additive manufacturing technology company with a focus on high resolution, accuracy and precision. From 2016 to 2019, John served as President-Americas for Ultimaker, the leading open source desktop 3D printing company. From 2012 to 2016, John was the CEO of Harvest Automation, an autonomous mobile robotics company with a focus on agriculture markets. John was VP of Sales and then CEO of Z Corporation from 1997 until 2012, which was acquired by 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD). John is also currently the Chairman of Labminds, a laboratory automation technology company and a Board Director at Industrial ML, an industrial machine learning company. John received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer and an MBA from Union College.