SUNNYVALE, CALIF.–March 31, 2015 – SKTA Innopartners is pleased to welcome Batteroo, Inc. into the Innovation Accelerator in Sunnyvale. Specializing in cutting-edge power management technology, Batteroo is poised to revolutionize the performance of conventional batteries in consumer devices. Batteroo marks the first SKTA portfolio company to enter the consumer market.
Founded in 2012 by serial entrepreneur and technologist Dr. Farzan “Bob” Roohparvar, Batteroo is the culmination of over 30 years research in power management and integrated circuits. Prior to becoming CEO of Batteroo, Dr. Roohparvar served as CEO of DigitalOptics Corp. and President of Flextronics where he led expansion into the power supply market. Dr. Roohparvar is joined by his brother, Frankie Roohparvar, who serves as Batteroo’s Chairman. Also with an extensive engineering background, Frankie holds over 500 US patents and serves as CEO of Skyera. Together with SKTA Innopartners, Batteroo hopes to disrupt the international battery market, making batteries last longer and leading to less environmental waste.