Jon Ball is President, eVinci™ Microreactor at Westinghouse Electric Company. In this role, he leads Westinghouse’s standalone, global business for our innovative microreactor technology, with a focus on advanced design, commercialization, manufacturing and deployment.
Mr. Ball brings to this role more than 30 years of nuclear energy leadership with extensive experience driving business transformation and growth, and leading global operations and P&Ls, major projects, complex supply chains, manufacturing, quality, field services and product management.
Most recently, Mr. Ball served in a series of executive roles at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, including Executive Vice President of Market Development, and Executive Vice President of Advanced Nuclear, in which he led the development and commercial adoption of small modular reactor technology, as well as a partnership to deploy a sodium cooled fast reactor. Previously, he also led Global Supply Chain and held several positions in the nuclear fuels and services business.
Mr. Ball started his professional career at Westinghouse as a project manager and then laboratory supervisor at the Hanford site in southeastern Washington.
Mr. Ball holds his bachelor’s and doctoral degrees in Chemistry from Pacific Lutheran University and The Pennsylvania State University, respectively, and has completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reactor Technology Course for Utility Executives.