BSEE/MSEE. Prior to Rhombus, Gottlieb founded Flux Power, Inc., a lithium battery management technology company. Gottlieb is an expert in battery technology and BMS design. In 2007, JG developed the world’s first hybrid-electric sport boat which included a customized generator control system. JG holds 5 patents in different control areas. Gottlieb started an engineering consulting company, certified as an official Atmel microcontroller consultant and led hundreds embedded and control system product development projects. From 1996 to 2000, he worked in the semiconductor industry as a Senior Application Engineer. Joseph received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Northern Illinois University in Electrical Engineering. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with top honors.