Yes, he would like very much for the price of the stock to rise.
That is the sole reason for doing the reverse split.
Then it will be much easier to pay off convertible debt by issuing new shares at a huge discount to the market.
Unfortunately for the shareholders, their investment will continue to lose value as he dillutes SAVW to smithereens again.
This stock pps will never rise due to old fashioned "market forces" because so many people want to own a piece of the SavWatt dream that they are willing to bid up the price.