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About Us

At KPM, our success is measured by the success of our partners. 

We are responsive, agile and ready to realize your time to market needs

 
 
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KPM Power is a Canadian company specializing in customized lithium ion battery solutions, battery management systems, global supply chain, UL certification and design for manufacturing services.
 

Who we are

OUR CORE VALUES

01

Integrity 

We take great pride and responsibility in our work.
 

02

Customer

Focus

03

Social

Responsibility

We put the needs of our clients at the forefront, and want to be seen, and felt, like an extension of their business.

 

We strive for positive change and being aware of the impact our company has on our customers, suppliers and our environment.


 

04

Work-Life

Balance

We value and promote growth, development and happiness in both family and work life.
 

 

MEET THE TEAM

Karen Lai 

President and Founder

Peter Sie

Vice President, Finance

Eric Wimalasekera

Applications Engineer 


 

Is the President and Founder of KPM Power Inc, a customizable lithium battery solutions provider.   She has nearly 20 years of experience with global supply chain management, design for manufacturing and validation, and vendor management.   

Karen is an ardent supporter of the advancement and implementation of clean technologies and is committed to fueling these initiatives to get to market.  This commitment led Karen to co-found Rocketworx Labs, a collaborative hub and emerging incubator focused on hardware innovations in Science, Technology and Engineering. 

Karen is also passionate about encouraging and empowering more women in STEM, and helping women realize their goals, and providing a platform for them to reach their vast potential. 

Karen graduated from the University of Waterloo with a BASc degree in Mechanical Engineering.  She is also a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and holds the P.Eng designation.   

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Spent over 15 years in various analytical and leadership roles on Bay Street.  In his most recent role prior to assuming the VP, Finance postion at KPM Power, he was VP of Investment Analytics for an alternative asset manager specializing in private debt products.  

  

Peter’s passion for helping start-ups and small businesses focusing on social and environmental innovations led to co-founding Rocketworx Labs, a collaborative hub and emerging incubator focused on hardware innovations in Science, Technology and Engineering. 

Peter graduated from Simon Fraser University with a BA in Economics. 

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Is a Licensed Airframe and Powerplant Aircraft Maintenance Technician and a Certified Journeyman Electrician (309A) with 20+ years of technical experience in various engineering and electrical roles spanning several industries including aerospace, HVAC, commercial building construction, automated manufacturing, and renewable energies.   

  

Prior to joining KPM Power, Eric worked on several large-scale commercial projects including MaRs Centre Phase 2, and  RBC WaterPark Place through the IBEW Local 353. 

 

Eric brings a unique applied mechanical and electrical skill set, and his versatility and (some would say) compulsive desire to optimize anything in his path, to his role as Applications Engineer! 

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Samantha Rimando

Operations Manager

Ivan Gutierrez

Marketing and Product Designer

Saba Azimi

Full Stack Developer

 

Has been working with original equipment manufacturers for nearly 10 years. Acting as an extension of her customer’s supply chain and purchasing teams, she has assisted OEMs with sourcing and their production in China and North America.  With her experience, she has taken the role of Operations Manager at KPM Power Inc. including her active role in their Human Resources processes. We aim to build a team with a solutions mindset to ensure alignment throughout the organization.

 

One of Samantha’s many passions include providing opportunity and information to members of the community to guide them to the resources required for personal successes.

 

Samantha graduated from Sheridan College from the Business Administration – Human Resources program.

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Is a passionate marketer and product designer specialist with nearly 6 years of experience in project development and user experience design. 

Prior to joining KPM Power, Ivan was head of design and project member for a commercial interior design agency leading the conceptional phase and various executional steps in projects for companies such as Compass Group, Henkel, Old Mutual, GM, Sodexo, among others. 

Ivan is constantly searching for knowledge and ways to support his partners, He also believes that everyone of us can make the difference. 

Ivan graduated from Autonoma University in Colombia with a BA in product and industrial design and marketing management from Humber College. 

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Is an experienced web developer maintaining front-end functionality of websites. He achieved in-depth understanding of full-stack architecture with knowledge in design patterns and a strong insight of object-oriented software development methodologies. 

 

Graduating from the University of Toronto with a Masters in Engineering, Saba possesses diverse experience in different applications and previously worked with IoT in energy. He was involved in developing apps detecting and identifying environmental changes.

 

He has been a great addition to our team applying his deep knowledge in Computer Sciences to our software.

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KPM Power is a Canadian company specializing in customized lithium ion battery solutions, battery management systems, global supply chain, UL certification and design for manufacturing services.
 

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