Glen Merfeld is the platform leader for Energy Storage Technologies at General Electric. The span of his position includes all forms of industrial-scale energy storage. He is responsible for program activities and strategic developments across GE Global Research, and for integration with other GE businesses. Merfeld also assesses emerging technologies in support of GE Capital Investments. His platform activities are closely tied with the energy storage business, including continued sodium metal halide battery developments and their translation to commercialization.