Gerardo (GJ) la O' is a fellow in Cyclotron Road Cohort 2022 and the co-founder and chief executive officer of Tyfast. Before Tyfast, he spent a decade leading technology development and commercialization of grid-scale energy storage at Primus Power where he helped raise $100M in venture capital. At Tyfast, la O' leads product, market, and funding roadmaps. He has published over twenty articles and has been issued 23 patents. He is a material scientist and earned his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.