Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown is the co-founder and CEO of Salient Energy. Salient’s mission is to build the world’s best batteries for daily energy storage using a new type of zinc battery. This unique design uses zinc, water, and manganese to build a battery that offers the same power, service life, and compact design as lithium-ion. By pairing strong performance with safe, abundant, and easy-to-source materials, Salient Energy is solving the critical supply chain and safety issues challenging the energy storage industry.

Since co-founding the company in 2017, Ryan has helped grow the company into a leader in the alternative battery space. In 2021, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in recognition of this work.