John Kim

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kim accepted the CEO position effective February 3, 2024.  Mr. Kim has been an independent director on the board of directors since July 2021. Mr. Kim is a serial entrepreneur and product designer. Mr. Kim was the CEO and founder of Super73 Inc, one of the world’s leading electric bicycle companies from 2015 until 2019. In 2003. Mr. Kim founded U-Life, an internet enabled home appliance company in South Korea, which was acquired by LG in 2006. Before his career as an entrepreneur, Mr. Kim was the principal designer for Yahoo Search, a car designer at Honda, and a former US Army paratrooper. Mr. Kim received a MA Design from Stanford University in 2001.

Greg Endo

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Endo has served as our Chief Financial Officer since June 2021. Prior to joining Volcon Mr. Endo worked for over 26 years at Deloitte & Touch LLP. Since August 2006 until his retirement in September 2020, he was an audit and advisory partner, advising public and private companies in the manufacturing, technology, and real estate industries. He has assisted clients on merger and acquisition transactions, equity and debt financings, IT implementations and business process design and controls. Mr. Endo is a certified public accountant in Texas.

Christian Okonsky

Founder, Chairman, and CTO

Mr. Okonsky co-founded Volcon in 2020 and has served as our Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer since inception. Mr. Okonsky founded AYRO, Inc. in May 2016, and served as its chairman of the board from inception to listing on NASDAQ in May 2020. Mr. Okonsky currently holds over two-dozen U.S. and foreign patents. From 1988 until 1992, Mr. Okonsky worked as an engineer for Dell in its notebook division. He is a graduate of Texas A&M with a bachelors in Industrial Engineering.

Katie Hale

Chief Marketing Officer

Hale, previously head of outdoor sports marketing for The Virtus Solution, an Atlanta-based consulting company, will now take the lead of all marketing efforts at Volcon. Prior to working at The Virtus Solution, Hale led marketing teams for iconic outdoor brands including Remington Outdoor Company and Mustad Fishing for nearly a decade, with experience in several consumer segments including sporting goods, hunting and fishing products, apparel, and outdoor equipment. Her tenure within the outdoor industry is a testament to her continued passion, understanding and dedication to the segment. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, coupled with her top-level experience, Hale will help catapult Volcon’s marketing strategy and execution.

Doug Cline

Director of Sales for the United States

Mr. Cline holds an MBA in Project Management, showcasing his commitment to excellence and strategic thinking. As the former Director of OEM Partnerships at Dominion DMS, Doug played a pivotal role in negotiating and closing strategic partnerships with industry-leading SaaS companies. His efforts significantly expanded product offerings and market reach, leading to a reduction in churn rate and driving customer retention and satisfaction.