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 US job-creation, the electrification of transportation and renewable energy technology manufacturing.

Mr. Whaling’s skill-set is to lead teams of human SMEs and machine-enabled tool experts to produce actionable intelligence from open sources. Among recent topics for which Mr. Whaling has led SP Teams to produce proven, real-world decision intelligence are motor and inverter production costs, IGBT production rates, rare earths sourcing for EV traction drive permanent magnets and autonomous vehicle system enablers. Please contact us to learn more about our team and capabilities.

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