Energy-Transition Champion, Vladimir Novak, Joins Ultra Safe Nuclear as Chief Commercial Officer
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ultra Safe Nuclear announces the addition of energy-industry veteran, Vladimir Novak, as Chief Commercial Officer. At Ultra Safe Nuclear, Vladimir will be responsible for setting corporate strategy and leading commercial growth across global markets. He will also oversee the company’s marketing efforts, educating industry leaders, partners, and consumers on the overall benefits of micro nuclear technologies and the unique advantages of the Ultra Safe Nuclear approach.
Vladimir will lead cross-functional teams driving corporate and commercial growth at Ultra Safe Nuclear. His efforts to develop an overall corporate vision and strategy will set the strategic course for the company, creating new business opportunities for Ultra Safe Nuclear’s innovative Micro Modular Reactor (MMR®), Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated (FCM®) fuel, and space-based nuclear power and propulsion technologies in both existing and new markets.
Vladimir joins Ultra Safe Nuclear from Chevron where he held senior positions for the past 14 years, as well as various leadership roles at GE in technology and business development. Over the past three years at Chevron, Vladimir initiated and led the company’s energy transition toward low-carbon fuels and next-gen vehicles. At Chevron, Vladimir received the EVP Transformation Leadership Award for his contributions to restructuring and focusing Chevron business units on clean-energy technologies.
“Ultra Safe Nuclear is uniquely positioned to provide reliable zero-carbon heat and power wherever it’s needed,” stated Vladimir. “We will explore all viable opportunities to deploy our innovative solutions in regions around the world, and to industries where we deliver significant value.”
Vladimir received an Executive MBA from Rice University. He earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering – Fusion Energy and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
“Vladimir has a unique background that combines pragmatism with a vision of our energy future,” said Francesco Venneri, CEO of Ultra Safe Nuclear. “Vladimir’s zero-carbon goals are in complete sync with the mission of Ultra Safe Nuclear and will serve as inspiration to the teams he will lead.”
About Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation
Ultra Safe Nuclear is the Seattle-based global leader in the deployment of micro reactors, and a strong vertical integrator of nuclear power technologies, entirely committed to bringing safe, commercially competitive, clean and reliable nuclear energy to markets throughout the world. The company adheres to strict inherent and intrinsic safety principles through technological innovation in fuels, materials and design: Ultra Safe Nuclear is Reliable Zero-Carbon Energy. Anywhere.