October 12, 2023

Charging Ahead: How Software Fuels an Innovator’s Success

On this episode of the Gross Profit Podcast, James Kennedy sits down with Alex English
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Charging Ahead: How Software Fuels an Innovator's Success

Show Notes

On this episode of the Gross Profit Podcast, James Kennedy sits down with Alex English from Ion Storage Systems. This isn’t just any chat about battery technology. This is about redefining the very fabric of what powers our future. Ion Storage Systems isn’t just another battery company; they’re an embodiment of transformative innovation in the world of energy.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Ion Storage Systems Unveiled: Discover the groundbreaking approach Ion Storage Systems brings to the battery industry, challenging traditional paradigms.
  • Solid State vs. Lithium Ion: Delve into the advantages of solid-state lithium metal batteries, with their unique attributes like fast charging, safety, energy density, and more.
  • Supply Chain in Startup Mode: Explore the hurdles and strategies in managing supply chains in startups, especially in groundbreaking tech areas.
  • Leveraging Big Corporation Experience: Understand how Alex’s background in expansive organizations benefits a trailblazing startup like Ion Storage Systems.
  • Essential Foundations for Startups: Extract key insights on establishing a solid foundation for startup supply chains.
  • A Seamless Partnership: Learn about Ion Storage Systems’ stellar experience with ProcurementExpress.com and how this partnership resulted in unparalleled software adoption across the team.

Episode Highlights:

  • “Alex, with Ion Storage Systems’ commitment to reshaping battery tech, how do you envision solid-state lithium metal batteries influencing our future?”
  • “The battery industry has seen a lot of ‘traditional’ over the years. How is Ion Storage Systems redefining the ‘usual’ in this space?”
  • “How does the patented nonflammable ceramic structure of your batteries contribute to safety and efficiency?”
  • “In the vast world of startups, what unique challenges and opportunities does an innovative battery tech company face?”
  • “Alex, your partnership with ProcurementExpress.com has been remarkably smooth. Can you share your experience on how it’s enhanced Ion’s operations and team synergy?”

Dive Deeper:

  • Beyond Traditional: Understand how Ion Storage Systems is challenging over three decades of traditional lithium-ion practices by blending two unprecedented technologies.
  • Made in the USA: Celebrate the feat of shaping the future right from Maryland, ensuring safety, durability, and efficient design without the constraints traditional batteries impose.
  • Relationships & Growth: Tap into Alex’s insights on the importance of building robust supplier relationships in a startup, especially in a transformative industry.
  • Partners in Progress: Delve into Ion’s enriching collaboration with ProcurementExpress.com and how it’s forged a path of seamless integration and operational efficiency.


Ion Storage Systems represents more than just advancement; it’s a revolution in how we perceive and harness power. With a distinct blend of seasoned industry expertise, relentless passion for innovation, and valuable partnerships like with ProcurementExpress.com, they’re steering the path for the next generation of battery technology. Dive into this enlightening conversation to understand the depth of innovation, the future of batteries, and the strength of strategic collaborations as we tap into the power of ION.

Tune in to the next Gross Profit Podcast episode for more illuminating conversations on business, innovation, and the strategies that shape industries.

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