About Us

Synthesis Partners, LLC (https://synthesispartners.com/) is a privately-held decision intelligence company based in Reston, VA. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SD-VOSB) that has served US mission-oriented customers since 1999. Our Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Office – Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) work is lead by Mr. Christopher Whaling, co-founder of Synthesis Partners. For 30 years Mr. Whaling has developed and successfully executed both rapid turnaround and large multi-year, multi-million, business intelligence programs. Mr. Whaling leads qualitative and quantitative research teams to deliver open-source, multilingual, machine- and human-based collection and analysis results. For DOE, Mr. Whaling has produced in-depth assessments of supply chains for more than a decade that support DOE’s work in catalyzing US high-value, high-tech job-creation, the US R&D enterprise, the electrification of transportation and US-based renewable energy manufacturing.

Please reach out to Mr. Whaling for more information on how we employ human SMEs and machine-enabled tool experts to produce actionable intelligence from open sources. Among recent topics for which Mr. Whaling has led diverse teams to produce actionable decision intelligence are on Lithium, Nickel, Manganese and Cobalt sourcing for Lithium Ion batteries; electric motor and inverter production costs; IGBT production rates for EVs; rare earths sourcing for traction drive permanent magnets; and autonomous vehicle (AV) system enablers. We look forward to speaking more with you about our team and capabilities.

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