Dr. Yves Saw


Dr. Yves Saw serves as Element Energy’s CTO, with responsibility for software and systems, and as President of Element Energy Korea.  He brings thirty years of R&D experience in software, artificial neural networks and battery energy storage systems.  Prior to joining Element, Dr. Saw served as Vice President of BMS and System Engineering at LG Chem, the world’s largest battery manufacturer and ESS provider.  At LG Chem, he was responsible for BESS system architecture and software and launched a variety of BESS products for grid-scale, residential and data center applications. He also represented LG Chem on the Korean government BESS safety working group.  Before LG Chem, Dr. Saw served as Vice President of LG Electronics for six years in mobile software R&D. Dr. Saw received a PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh and MSc and BSc degrees from Sogang University, Korea. He has enjoyed success through multi-national and multi-cultural collaboration and directs his passion to pioneering new technologies to solve environmental challenges.