Tom Schaefer serves as Ecobat’s vice president of global lithium business development. Tom brings diverse experience working with electric vehicle OEMs and most recently with Amphenol, one of the world’s largest providers of high-technology interconnect, sensor, and antenna solutions. He is a proud veteran of the US Navy, serving as a submarine officer before completing his MBA at Kellogg School of Management. Tom’s work further pushes Ecobat, using its decades-long history in battery recycling, as a leader of the circular and sustainable battery ecosystem.
With the rising adoption of electric vehicles and their reliance on lithium batteries, Tom leads Ecobat’s continuous expansion of its lithium collection and recycling management services.