Doug Croxall

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Doug Croxall is our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to co-founding Crown Electrokinetics, Mr. Croxall was the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marathon Patent Group from November 2012 until December 2017. Mr. Croxall holds a BA degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Eddie Kovalik

President, Chief Operating Officer, and Director

Eddie Kovalik has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since December 2020. Prior to his appointment as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Kovalik was the Chief Executive Officer of Unity National Financial Services, a minority-owned boutique investment bank. He is also a co-Founder of Prairie Partners, a renewable energy investor in utility-scale solar and wind projects. Prior to Unity National, Mr. Kovalik was the co-Founder and, from April 2012 through October 2020, the Chief Executive Officer of KLR Group (“KLR”), a merchant bank focused on the Energy sector. Mr. Kovalik also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Seawolf and the President of KLR Energy Group, a special purpose acquisition company, both of which were portfolio companies of KRL. His expertise includes private and public offerings of debt and equity, M&A, and fund management. While at KLR, Mr. Kovalik led the creation of Rosehill Resources, an independent oil & gas company created through a merger of KLR’s SPAC with Tema Oil & Gas. Mr. Kovalik also led the creation of Seawolf Water, a premier provider of water solutions to the oil & gas industry, for which he also served as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to KLR, Mr. Kovalik served as the Head of Capital Markets at Rodman & Renshaw, the highest ranked PIPEs practice in the United States from 2005 to 2011. He has served on multiple private and public boards of directors and is a member of NACD, the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Tim Koch

Chief Technology Officer

Timothy Koch is our Chief Technology Officer. Prior to co-founding Crown, he was in charge of the R&D team at HP that invented electrokinetic (EK) technology. He has over 30 years of engineering and management experience in both technology development and product manufacturing. He holds a BS from Cornell University and a MS from Stanford University, both degrees in Material Science & Engineering. He has also completed an Executive Development Program from the Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Joel Krutz

Chief Financial Officer

Joel Krutz is an experienced executive in finance and operations, with a history in building and developing financial reporting. Most recently, Mr. Krutz had served as CFO for ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), the premium content companies international division since 2015. As CFO, VCNI, Mr. Krutz successfully steered the business through a transformational period of expansion, diversification, and growth. Prior to his role as CFO of VCNI, Mr. Krutz held a number of progressive London and New York based CFO and senior strategic finance roles for Viacom where he built and developed financial infrastructure to support businesses through a range of rapid growth, turnaround, and portfolio optimization challenges. Originally from New Zealand, Mr. Krutz received a Bachelor of Management Studies with an Accounting major from Waikato University, obtained his professional CIMA qualification from the UK's Association of Chartered Management Accountants, and CTAMU certification from Harvard Business School's Executive program.