#1: Carlton Cummins “It’s not enough to be right, you also need to be effective”
For our launch episode, we are joined by co-founder of Aceleron Energy Carlton Cummins, discussing the challenges of building a business, selling physical products, building a team, and learning how to absorb USEFUL criticism while putting USELESS criticism.
Carlton Cummins is Chief Technical Officer & Co-founder of Aceleron Energy. Born in Barbados Carlton is an entrepreneur and design engineer focused on solutions for global energy and waste challenges. Carlton’s career spans from electric motorsport to renewable energy and has worked in the Caribbean, the UK, and Africa. Currently, Carlton operates his own company, Aceleron, in the UK which develops technology to make batteries more sustainable. To date, Aceleron has developed over 5 battery products and 4 technology patents.
He's achieved international recognition for his work, with awards like Forbes 30 Under 30 List 2017, Shell Global Innovator 2017, and Shell Entrepreneur of the Year 2016.
We hope you enjoy the episode!