Adam M. Knudsen serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Dynapower Company LLC, a power conversion technology business headquartered in South Burlington, VT with an office/laboratory/warehouse facility in the San Francisco Bay area. Dynapower serves numerous global markets with primary focus segments in: Clean Energy – energy storage, green hydrogen and eMobility; Military - advanced missile defense & US Navy applications; and Power Systems – for industrial, mining, marine and aerospace applications. Dynapower employees in excess of 125 hardworking Vermonters as well as numerous other team members across North America. After a brief stint playing professional football in Europe, Mr. Knudsen joined Dynapower in 1993 as a Sales & Applications Engineer after receiving his degree in Engineering Physics with a concentration in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine. His career at Dynapower, developed thru Sales Management in 1998, Operations leadership in 2004, President in 2012 to his current role as CEO in 2020.
During this time, Mr. Knudsen has guided the company through substantial growth in the emergent energy storage market while driving advanced military product development. Under his leadership, Dynapower deployed it’s power conversion technology in the first utility-scale solar plus storage installation in the United States, supported the nation’s largest wind plus storage installation at the time and commercialized the first DC-DC converter helping to transform the solar plus storage landscape worldwide. During his leadership tenure, Dynapower has received several industry and customer awards for its innovation, quality and commitment to excellence – such as the 2018 Electrical Energy Storage (EES) Innovation Award and the 2018 Raytheon Epic Award as an Outstanding Supplier. He has served on Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s Climate Action Council since 2017, helping to chart Vermont’s path forward to a clean resilient grid and been a frequent speaker at the Energy Storage Association annual conferences.