FreePower technology maker Aira hires Apple and Tesla veteran Jeff Risher
What you need to know
- Charging tech company Aira has a brand new face on its team.
- They've hired Jeff Risher, formerly of Apple and Tesla.
- Aira is the developer of FreePower technology, a free-position wireless charging technology.
Charging tech company Aira has hired former Apple and Tesla veteran Jeff Risher to be its Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel.
In a press release today they said:
Risher has worked for both Apple and Tesla, as well as Faraday Future and has previously been recognized as one of the "Top IP Strategists in the World" by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine.
Aira has developed a new wireless charging technology called FreePower, which means you can charge a device wirelessly by 'free-charging' it, essentially it can be placed anywhere on a mat and still work. Nomad's Base Station Pro is the first charging mat to use Aira' FreePower technology.
Aira CEO and co-founder Jake Slatnick said of the move:
On his own move Risher said:
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