Kais Power is a company founded by engineers, led by engineers and run by engineers. Since the very beginning, the engineer mentality of Kais Power was instilled through our leaders to every aspect of our company operation.


Meet the leaders of Kais Power


Kai Chen is the Chairman at Kais, overseeing the strategy and governance of the company. Kai is a veteran and visionary in the lithium-ion battery industry, he founded and led Tenpower, a global leader in lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing. Leveraging his extensive experience and expertise in lean manufacturing and quality control, Kai launched Kais into a trajectory of rapid growth and expansion, establishing a strong presence in the lithium-ion battery industry’s competitive landscape.

Kai is also the founder, Chairman and CEO of Aucksun (002245.SZ), which is a conglomerate engaged in lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing, LED chips manufacturing and metal logistics with over 4,000 employees, it was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2008. In 2011, Kai was named the “Best CEOs of Chinese Listed Companies” by Forbes. He has accumulated an extensive understanding of international business practices through many years of business experience in Australia and the UK.

Kai graduated from Southeast University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Automation, and later received his MBA and MEM degree from the University of Technology Sydney. He began his career as an electrical engineer at Philips. He also held positions in operations and senior management before starting his own business.

Ye Hao

Ye Hao is the Chief Operating Officer at Kais Power, responsible for leading the company’s business operations, executing the company’s business strategy and ensuring operational excellence company-wide.

Prior to joining Kais Power, Ye was a vice general manager at TWS, TWS is a battery pack manufacturer specializing in providing innovative Lithium-based battery technology solutions. Hao headed its Jiangsu office and oversaw all facets of its business and operations. During his time in TWS, Ye founded and managed its Shanghai and Taizhou plant, with a total capacity of 4GWh. He has also worked at Seagate and Murata (Sony) Battery as a business-unit leader.

Ye brings with him more than 18 years of industry experience in manufacturing and operations. Hao holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Jiangnan University and an MBA degree from Tarlac State University.

Aurel Xu

Aurel Xu is the Principal Engineer and Director of R&D at Kais Power, heading Kais’s R&D and engineering efforts.

Prior to joining Kais Power, Mr Xu was the Chief Engineer at TWS Taizhou, overseeing its R&D and engineering operations. Mr Xu has been working in the battery industry for more than 30 years, starting his career as an electrician and worked through every level and role of battery engineering with an exceptional persistence and passion, he is a “walking encyclopedia” of batteries.

Mr Xu has accumulated tremendous experience through managing and leading hundreds of projects, developing battery solutions for electric vehicles (passenger, trucks, buses etc), industrial equipment, service robots, aerocraft and many other applications.


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