TIM HYSELL NAMED A QUANTUMSHIFT 2018 TOP ENTREPRENEUR IN AMERICA

Joint program between KPMG LLP and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business identifies and assembles select group of entrepreneurs leading high growth, private companies


PORTLAND, OR – ZincFive today announced that Tim Hysell, CEO and Co-founder has been selected as one of QuantumShift’s Top Entrepreneurs in America for 2018 by KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. QuantumShift assembles an impressive class of founders, owners and CEOs of private, high growth U.S.-based companies to boost their development through an intensive, five-day learning, networking and collaboration program featuring sessions with Ross School of Business faculty and talented industry professionals.

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“This honor is shared with my entire ZincFive team,” said Tim Hysell. “We have a shared passion for smart, disruptive technology that requires 24/7 operations. We’ve created products that deliver solutions in the increasingly connected and electrified world that are safe and harmless to the environment.”

Tim Hysell and ZincFive were selected to be part of the QuantumShift 2018 class by the Michigan Ross QuantumShift Admissions Committee having demonstrated a strong track record for revenue growth and future growth potential. This collaborative project between KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group – the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm – and the University Of Michigan’s Ross School of Business offers CEOs access to an exclusive peer-to-peer Fellows Network focused on ongoing problem solving, development and mentorship in addition to the intensive program.

“We are thrilled that Tim Hysell from ZincFive is one of the select group of entrepreneurs selected to complete the 2018 QuantumShift program,” said Brian Hughes, National Leader, KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group. “We welcome Tim into this exclusive fellowship of high-growth business leaders and hope that the week-long program will have a long-lasting positive impact on the participating founders and CEOs, and the companies they lead.”

“The QuantumShift program recognizes the achievements of high-growth entrepreneurs who are at the top of their game, and helps them lay a groundwork for the future,” said Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. “We’re looking forward to working with Tim and ZincFive, and we are excited to see what they accomplish.”

For more information on QuantumShift, visit www.quantumshiftus.com and follow conversations using #QuantumShiftUS on Twitter.

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About KPMG LLP
KPMG LLP is the independent U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG International’s independent member firms have 197,000 professionals working in 154 countries. Learn more at www.kpmg.com/us.

About University of Michigan: Ross School of Business
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a vibrant and distinctive learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business’ mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society. Housed within Michigan Ross, the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies is a leading center for entrepreneurial thought leadership and engagement.

About QuantumShift
QuantumShift is a joint program between KPMG LLP’s Private Markets Group and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business that is rooted in sustained learning, networking and collaboration. Each year founders, owners and CEOs of private, U.S. companies are vetted through a nomination and application process reviewed by the Michigan Ross QuantumShift Admissions Committee. Candidates with an established revenue base, a strong record of revenue growth and a clear pathway for continued growth are eligible to participate in a week-long program to learn from distinguished Ross School of Business faculty members and a wealth of other talented professionals. Additionally, participants who complete the program gain access to an exclusive peer-to-peer Fellows Network focused on ongoing problem solving, development and mentorship. 

About ZincFive, Inc.
ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc based energy storage and delivery solutions for mission critical applications in Data Centers, Intelligent Transportation, Motive Power and other industries. With 95 patents awarded, ZincFive leverages nickel-zinc chemistry within its solutions to provide high power density and performance simultaneous with superior safety and environmental advantages.  ZincFive is a privately held Company based in Tualatin, Oregon. zincfive.com.

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