Executive Team

Beacon Power’s management has extensive experience in the energy industry. Read more about our executive team by clicking on the names below.

Robert G Abboud — CEO

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James Arseneaux — President

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Jim is responsible for developing advanced flywheel energy storage systems for grid applications. Since joining Beacon in 2000, Jim has been involved with flywheel designs from the initial 2 kWh Gen 1 model to leading the design of the current production flywheel. Jim was responsible for overall plant design and systems integration for the world’s first flywheel frequency regulation plant in Stephentown, NY. Prior to joining Beacon, he worked at General Electric and was in charge of mechanical systems design for jet engines, including the T700/Blackhawk and F414/F18 engines. Jim has a B.S. in Engineering from Tufts University and M.S. from Northeastern University and holds several patents for bearing system applications.


Brian Battle — CFO

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