William Woodford is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Form Energy, a startup company developing long-duration grid-scale energy storage systems. Prior to Form Energy, Woodford was director of advanced research and development at 24M Technologies, where his team focused on low-cost automotive and grid storage Li-ion development, as well as high-energy density Li-metal based cell technologies.
In 2018, he was recognized with Technology Review's TR35 award, as one of the top 35 innovators under the age of 35.
In 2008, Woodford earned his B.S. from the Penn State and then his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, both in Materials Science and Engineering.