Kang Sun

CEO, Amprius

Kang Sun is currently the chief executive officer of Amprius Inc., a high energy density lithium ion battery developer. Kang has over 20 years business creation and management experience in various industries. He has led business at Fortune 500 companies as well as startup ventures. Sun's primary focus in recent years has been cleantech ventures.


Sun was a President and Chief Operating Officer at JA Solar Ltd - a leading solar product manufacturer in China (IPO on NASDAQ in 2007), a founder and Chief Executive Officer of RayTracker - an advanced solar tracking system business (acquired by First Solar), and a founding member and Chief Strategic Officer and Managing Director of cleantech business at Applied Materials. He has also served as President of Index Technologies Inc., Vice President of Honeywell, Vice President and General Manager of AlliedSignal, Vice President of Oce Group. He received a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science from Brown University and B.S. degree in Macromolecular Science from Nanjing University, China.