Michael J. Hammons
Chairman, Ener-Core Inc.
Mike Hammons is a former Operating Partner of SAIL, who has served, at various times, as Chairman of SNTech Inc., Enerpulse Inc., and Ener-Core Inc. He resigned from SAIL in early 2015 to devote more time to Ener-Core Inc. He has diverse domestic and international experience across multiple verticals, including energy, automotive, aerospace and defense, telecommunications, data storage, enterprise software, and electronic hardware.
Prior to joining SAIL, he held leadership positions including CEO at Vigilistics, CEO at Nexiant, CEO at ARGO Tracker, VP of Global Operations at Cogent Communication, and Director of the South American Automotive Practice at Ernst & Young Consulting. Recognized as an expert in supply chain, operations, manufacturing, product development and logistics, Mike has spoken at multiple conferences and written numerous articles.
Mike serves on several boards including the Advisory Board for California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He has also received multiple awards throughout his career, including Top 100 Most Innovative Vendors from Supply and Demand Chain Executive and Deloitte and Touche Fast 500. He earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School.