David Yates
David Yates
Co-Founder & CTO
Bumblebee Power

David Yates is CTO and co-founder of Imperial spinout, Bumblebee Power, and is a co-inventor of Bumblebee’s patented wireless charging technology. He has been a research fellow in the Wireless Power Lab at Imperial for 6 years, where he has led a number of technology integration projects, showcasing Bumblebee’s unique wireless charging solution in aerial drones and e-scooters. Having won a place on Imperial’s first techcelerate program in 2018, he has spent the last two years working with customers in electric micro-mobility and autonomous systems, as part of his ambition to take Imperial’s patented wireless power solution to market. David has a PhD in radio frequency circuits and antenna design from Imperial College London.

Email: david.yates@incisive-events.com