Blue Spark Technologies’ management team reflects the depth and breadth of the company’s commitment to increasing awareness and adoption of green printed battery technology, and to expanding commercial and industrial applications for our growing product line within numerous high-value markets.

We have built a deep bench of seasoned professionals – some of whom came from the Eveready Battery Company – with a collective 250 years of battery design, development, application and production expertise.

John Gannon

President & CEO
John Gannon serves as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Blue Spark Technologies. Mr. Gannon brings with him a deep understanding of the technology industry, as well as the energy and drive that is leading Blue Spark Technologies into the commercialization of its innovative, patented products. John is also co-inventor of Blue Spark's newest product TempTraq®.

Mr. Gannon began his career as an engineer in the aerospace industry working for General Electric's Astro-Space Division. Following his time at General Electric, he worked in the field of currency derivative trading working for Merrill Lynch in New York and Barclays Capital in London. He is a founder and general partner of venture firm SunBridge Partners, as well as a director at Alien Technology and Embedded Planet. He has been the CEO of Blue Spark Technologies for the past six years. Mr. Gannon obtained a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. 

Matt Ream

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Innovation
With more than 25 years in the high-tech engineering industry, Matt Ream is currently responsible for worldwide marketing for Blue Spark Technologies. Responsible for creating, defining and implementing Blue Spark’s go-to-market strategy, Mr. Ream is an accomplished hi-tech marketing and business development professional with deep domain experience in online marketing, branding, product management, social media, strategic planning, creative development, and sales promotion. Mr. Ream is also co-inventor of Blue Spark’s newest product, TempTraq®.

Prior to joining Blue Spark Technologies, Mr. Ream spent almost two decades in high-tech marketing and business development, with the majority of that time in the IoT and radio frequency identification (RFID) industry. Most recently, he held senior RFID market and business development positions with Zebra Technologies Corporation, a leading provider of RFID and location solutions. He also led RFID product management for Omron Electronics. Mr. Ream holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from DeVry University.

John Baragar

Vice President, Sales
John Baragar brings more than 25 years of senior sales leadership experience. He is responsible for developing and implementing the go-to-market strategies for the retail, institutional, and business-to-business applications of the TempTraq technology. Mr. Baragar is an accomplished sales professional with significant experience in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, both in health care and food.

Prior to joining Blue Spark Technologies, Mr. Baragar spent 20 years with Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare Division. He performed a variety of roles leading both customer-facing sales teams as well as strategy and planning teams, which were responsible for all sales support functions. Subsequent to that, he created and led the sales capability at a CPG start-up company and an international food organization’s entry into the North American market. Most recently, he led his own consulting firm that helped companies increase cash flow and profit. Mr. Baragar holds a Bachelor of Science in organizational administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Jon Eager

Vice President, Business Development
Jon Eager provides marketing, engineering and product management support to Blue Spark Technologies and has been instrumental in the development and launch of its newest product, TempTraq®.

Mr. Eager’s professional experience includes 19 years spent at Energizer in a variety of roles focused on global business-to-business marketing, as well as managing Energizer’s rechargeable battery business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His many roles at Energizer included director of OEM marketing for Energizer, vice president of marketing and vice president of European operations for Energizer Power Systems. Mr. Eager holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Dr. Frank Feddrix

Vice President, Operations and Battery Technology
Frank Feddrix serves as Vice President of Operations and Battery Technology. Dr. Feddrix manages operations for the production of Blue Spark’s medical devices, batteries and industrial products. Dr. Feddrix is a collaborative, innovative and influential leader who has extensive experience in taking new products from conception through production to commercialization. He is an inventor on nine U.S. patents including those on printed batteries that formed the basis for Blue Spark Technologies.

Dr. Feddrix earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University, where he also completed his undergraduate studies. Upon graduation from CWRU, he hired into Eveready Battery Company (Energizer) as a senior electrochemist and progressed through technical and managerial positions, culminating in a senior leadership role of R&D, Engineering and Operations at Energizer Holdings Inc. After a 27- year career at Energizer, Frank joined Blue Spark Technologies.