We are a team of thinkers & doers focused on developing and deploying atmospheric energy and water harvesting systems worldwide as a solution to climate change and water scarcity.

Our technology will help create a more equitable and sustainable future by fundamentally changing how we optimize increasingly scarce energy and water resources to create better quality of life for millions more on the planet.

Our Key Partnerships

The Journey So Far

From the inception to the present
  • PNNL Discovery

  • Montana Technologies Global License

  • Agreement with CATL

  • Montana Technologies Prototype 4

  • First Production Line

  • Anticipated First Revenues

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Meet the Team

Matt Jore

Matt Jore

Chairman and CEO

  • Over 30 years of experience successfully founding and leading innovative product- based companies

  • Founded Core Innovation, predecessor to Montana Technologies

  • Previously founded Jore Corporation, a power tool and accessories manufacturer that exceeded ~$55 million annual revenue

  • Led Jore Corporation through a successful IPO

Jeff Gutke

Jeff Gutke

CFO and HR

  • Over 25 years of financial, operational and technical experience

  • Founder of Doxey Capital, a private investment and advisory services firm

  • Former Managing Director for Talara Capital and a member of the firm's investment committee

  • Previously worked at Denham Capital, J.M. Huber Corporation, and Aquila Energy Capital Corporation

Dan Gabig

Dan Gabig

VP, Business Development

  • Over 30 years in financial management and strategic corporate development

  • Financial management at Alumax Inc., a multinational aluminum manufacturer; Scios Inc./Cal Bio, a biotechnology & biopharmaceutical company; Jore Corporation, a power tool accessories manufacturer; and Core Innovation

Pete McGrail

Pete McGrail

CTO

  • Former staff member at Pacific Northern National Lab ("PNNL") 39 years, attaining the position of Laboratory Fellow

  • Managed Applied Functional Materials group at PNNL

  • Has received five research grant awards from the U.S. Department of Energy's ("DOE") Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, more than any other researcher in the U.S.

Paul Peterson

Paul Peterson

CCO

JJ Jenks

JJ Jenks

VP, Operations

  • Over 20 years of research experience

  • Co-inventor of AirJoule and the Harmonic Adsorption Recuperative Power System ("HARP")

  • Former senior researcher at PNNL developing advanced energy systems

  • Expertise in thermal fluid sciences

Jim Jore

Jim Jore

IP, IT and Technology

  • MT Model & Software Design / IP / IT. Jim has 30+ years in IT and IP management

  • Past roles include production of patents at Jore Corporation and software modeling and programming at Core Innovation, predecessor to Montana Technologies

  • Jim a co-inventor of CORE technology and Electronic Transmission. He holds a BA in Biology from Carroll College, Helena, Montana 1982

Mike Kvam

Mike Kvam

Chief Engineer

  • Over 30 years of mechanical engineering and design experience.  BS, Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University.

  • Past roles include fuselage structural design for commercial aircraft, electric motor design for the automotive industry, tooling and automation for assembly needs.

  • Primarily focused on design/development of vacuum chambers, pumps, and condensers as well as system integration of new prototype builds.   

Hector Ruiz

Hector Ruiz

Senior Engineer

  • Over 12 years of mechanical engineering experience.

  • Industries served include Aerospace/Composites, Marine Defense, Nuclear, Semi-Conductor and medical device.

  • Design experience includes aircraft control wing surface and actuation, CNC machined components/assemblies, composite structures, and production tooling.

  • Expert in applying Lean and continuous improvement principals.


Our Directors

Stuart Porter

Stuart Porter

CEO & Founder, Denham Capital

Jordan Marye

Jordan Marye

Managing Partner, Trace Capital

Max Baucus

Max Baucus

Former Us Senator & Ambassador To China


Our Advisors

Pat Eilers

Pat Eilers

Managing Partner & Founder, Transition Equity Partners


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