Brad and Fred Entrepreneur Of The Year

Co-Founders Brad and Fred Hunstable Named Southwest Winners for Innovation and Positive Societal Impact

FORT WORTH, Texas, Linear Labs co-founders Brad and Fred Hunstable have been named by way of Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Southwest Award winners. The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards application is one of the preeminent aggressive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.

The award is given to apprehend entrepreneurial leaders who are excelling in overcoming adversity, economic performance, societal affect and dedication to constructing a values-based agency via innovation and intelligence management. An unbiased judging panel comprised of preceding award winners, main CEOs, non-public fairness and task capital investors, as nicely as different regional commercial enterprise luminaries, selected the Hunstable crew as winners for the Southwest region.

"My father Fred and I started out Linear Labs with the intention of bringing electrical energy and easy water to underdeveloped nations, so societal have an impact on via innovation is section of the basis of Linear Labs," stated Brad Hunstable, Chief Executive Office and co-founder of Linear Labs. "It's humbling to be receiving this honor from EY as we enter the subsequent segment of our electric powered motor manufacturing plan, ushering in Energy two to create a greater sustainable future. Even greater becoming is to be identified for the Southwest region, the place we trust the future of strength is taking preserve to have a world impact."

Linear Labs' motors, which are one hundred percentage designed and assembled in the U.S.A., use groundbreaking HET science to produce up to twice the torque of competitor motors -- or the identical torque in half of the size. The patented HET structure is an totally new type of electric powered computing device that can be made the use of rare-earth or ferrite magnets. The layout is based totally upon a leap forward magnetic flux tunnel presenting each twin axial flux and dual radial flux rotors tied collectively round one stator, efficiently developing 4 motors working as one.

Fred Hunstable, Chief Technology Officer as nicely as co-founder of Linear Labs, is a prolific innovator and the first to design, construct and check an totally new methodology in electric powered motors and turbines in almost one hundred twenty years with the HET. His deep know-how in electrical engineering and nuclear strength helped him lead Walker Engineering's efforts in designing, upgrading and finishing electrical infrastructure, environmental and company initiatives as properly as security and industrial grade contrast programs.

Brad Hunstable before situated and served as CEO of Ustream, a pioneering live-video streaming service. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an MBA from The Ohio State University. He was once honored as an influential younger chief in San Francisco Business Times' "40 Under 40," was once ranked amongst 50 "Digital Power Players" by using the Hollywood Reporter, as nicely as was once honored as Variety's Producers Guild of America's Digital 25: Visionaries, Innovators and Producers. In 2017, he additionally obtained The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Entrepreneur and Innovation Alumni Award and used to be lately named 2020 Top Private Company CEO of the Year by way of Fort Worth Business Press.

As a Southwest award winner, Brad and Fred Hunstable are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 National Awards. Award winners in quite a few countrywide categories, as nicely as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be introduced Thursday, November 19, in the course of a digital awards gala. 

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