About Dukosi

Dukosi is the technology company developing revolutionary technologies that dramatically improve the performance, safety, and efficiency of battery systems, and enable a more sustainable battery value chain. The company is first-to-market with its unique chip-on-cell technology for batteries powering applications such as electric vehicles, stationary battery energy storage systems, and industrial transportation.


Frost and Sullivan Best Practices Award 2023

Dukosi is proud to be the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s Market Leadership Award, which recognizes its achievements in technology leadership, product innovation, and market position in the global battery cell monitoring industry.

“Dukosi Ltd. (Dukosi) embodies Frost & Sullivan's definition of a market leader by developing a revolutionary battery cell monitoring solution that provides insights into the status, health, and performance of cells in real time using its unique contactless data transmission.

For its strong overall performance, Dukosi is recognized with Frost & Sullivan's 2023 Global Market Leadership Award in the battery cell monitoring industry.” 

Leadership Team

Mark Pinto, Dukosi CEO

Mark Pinto


Dr. Mark Pinto is a technology industry executive who has led diverse, innovative organizations in semiconductors, telecommunications, large area displays and renewable energy.

Before assuming the role as Dukosi CEO, he served on Dukosi’s Board of Directors and was an Operating Partner with the investment firm KCK-US. Prior, he was President and CEO of Blue Danube Systems, a novel 5G radio system start-up that was acquired by NEC Corporation in 2022. From 2004 to 2013, Mark was an Executive Vice President at Applied Materials where he initiated the company’s solar business, and also served as Applied’s CTO.

Mark is a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and is the recipient of several prestigious engineering and business awards.

Joel Sylvester, Founder and CTO

Joel Sylvester

Founder & CTO

Joel founded Dukosi in 2003 to transform the performance, safety, and sustainability of battery energy storage systems. Joel is the key inventor of Dukosi technology and holds 29 patents.

Prior to Dukosi, he was Head of Electronics at the UK Astronomy Technology Centre, designing electronic systems for imagers and spectrometers, and at Elektrobit designing systems and circuits for the communications industry. He is a specialist in systems engineering and mixed signal integrated circuit design in many projects, including battery management systems.

Joseph Notaro, VP of Global Sales and Marketing

Joseph Notaro

Vice President Global Sales & Marketing

Joseph is an accomplished technology industry executive with over 30 years of leadership experience in semiconductors and the automotive sector. Joseph has successfully led business and market development, strategy, R&D, and worldwide sales organizations. He has extensive international experience across the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe.

Prior to joining Dukosi, Joseph held various management and executive positions at STMicroelectronics, Fairchild, onsemi, and most recently as COO at Baraja, a global LiDAR technology company, where he led sales, business development, marketing, and customer success groups in engaging with automotive OEM, tier-1 and ecosystem partners.

Mark Hopgood, VP of Strategic Marketing

Mark Hopgood

Vice President of Strategic Marketing

Mark is a highly driven professional with more than 25 years of leadership experience in strategic marketing and business development in the semiconductor industry. Whether mixed signal ICs and SoCs or complete system solutions, he has a proven track record of managing highly complex products and platforms as well as growing revenue and profit in consumer, industrial, and automotive markets.

Prior to joining Dukosi, he held senior positions at major companies in the semiconductor industry from startups and scaleups to large multi-billion-dollar companies, including XMOS, Renesas, Dialog Semiconductor, Frontier Silicon, and Sony Semiconductor.

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