Dr. Jonathan Margalit, Ph.D.
ETV Global, Inc.

Jonathan Margalit, Ph.D.
Emerging Technologies
ETV Global, Inc.

Jonathan Margalit, Ph.D. is the CTO and advisor of R&D for ETV Global. Mr. Margalit brings extensive semiconductor background with expertise Electric Hybrid Vehicle technologies, in Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), electronics thermal management applications, IR-materials, E-waste, metallurgy, and material science.

Dr. Margalit held scientific, business development, and product management positions with several privately held and publicly traded companies. His abilities to bridge the gap between the scientific community and the end user market was demonstrated by developing award winning products for the revolutionary LED lighting industry. Currently Dr. Margalit is the Business Development Manager for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Niton Division. In his role Dr. Margalit manages the development of new markets and applications for the division’s portable XRF analyzers (x-ray fluorescence), such as precious metals, consumer goods, and oil & gas exploration.  Dr. Margalit has far-reaching international background, he is fluent in English, German, and Hebrew, and has extensive business development experience in Europe, China, and other parts of Asia.

Prior to Thermo Fisher Scientific, Dr. Margalit served as Sr. Product Manager for Siemens’ Osram Sylvania and as Market Development Specialist for Bayer Material Science where he was directly involved in the development and marketing of advanced thermal management solutions for electric hybrid vehicles, collaborating with major European and Japanese car manufacturers.  In addition, Dr. Margalit advanced the penetration of Bayer Material Science’s solid oxide fuel cell technology in North America for the Automotive and Housing applications. Other areas of expertise include specialty materials for capacitors and ultra-capacitors, batteries, and other storage devices. 

Dr. Margalit received his Ph.D. from Germany’s Excellence Initiative award winning elite University, the RWTH Aachen, Germany.  Dr. Margalit’s PhD was carried out in conjunction with the German Aerospace Agency (DLR), in the field of High Temperature Aircraft Ceramics.  His Masters of Science is in Mineralogy from University of Bonn, Germany. Dr. Margalit is a member of the German American Business Council.  He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and has published numerous articles in scientific journals, industrial magazines, and in monthly columns.


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