Doug Moorehead is the President of Earl Energy, a veteran-owned power and energy systems engineering and product development company with a unique capability to integrate high-performance energy storage, power generation, and power conversion technologies to deliver significant energy, maintenance, and emissions savings to government and commercial customers.
Prior to joining Earl Energy, Mr. Moorehead was a Director and Program Manager at A123 Systems, Inc., a lithium ion battery company focused on delivering energy storage solutions to the automotive and utility markets. Active in product development and business development, Mr. Moorehead lead the initial product design and validation process which the company is using to date. Mr. Moorehead started his relationship with A123 systems as a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where the results of his graduate thesis were patented, licensed, and transferred from the university to found A123 Systems.
Mr. Moorehead started his career in the Navy, serving 9 years as a Navy SEAL Officer, conducting operations in Southeast Asia, South America, Europe, and the Middle East. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor for combat operations in Iraq in August 2004. Mr. Moorehead’s first tour in the Navy was as a primary SEAL Delivery Vehicle (“SDV”) pilot and navigator, where the SDV is an all-electric, free-flooding submersible for clandestine operations.
Mr. Moorehead graduated with Distinction from the US Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, a Master’s of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master’s in Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.