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Electric Vehicles: Cars, Charging Stations & The Utility Grid
April 26, 2012
The EcoCom SIG Presents…
How does this all fit together? The panelists will discuss their initiatives and the communication technologies needed.
Clean Transportation Manager, SDG&E
President, ECOtality North America
Business Development Manager, car2go
Walter Rosenkranz is responsible for leading a progressive expansion of car2go, a wholly-owned car-sharing subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, for the Western Region of North America. Working at the corporate level, Walter has been responsible for strategic planning, execution and oversight of one of the country’s most visionary and exciting new transportation businesses. In his role with car2go, Mr. Rosenkranz was responsible for opening North Americas largest all-electric car-sharing fleet in the City of San Diego, and most recently introduced the business model to the Portland, Oregon market. Mr. Rosenkranz joined car2go in November 2010 after 20-years of management experience. Prior to assuming his position with car2go, Mr. Rosenkranz worked in various corporate leadership positions for the San Diego based specialty retail chain, PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. Throughout his career – including his 10-years with PETCO – Walter was charged with progressively responsible roles which included serving as Director of Operations overseeing a new business launch and a company acquisition, as well as oversight of inventory management systems and warehouse replenishment.MODERATOR:
Founder & Partner, CM Tech Partners
Joel Garcia is the founder and partner of CM Tech Partners, an advisory company that assists early stage companies with business, technology and funding challenges. He utilizes his previous engineering and technology experience from companies such as Hughes, Qualcomm, Nokia and Northrop Grumman in his current entrepreneurial work. After receiving his MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, his endeavors have leveraged technology in such diverse areas as cleantech,wireless, e-learning and gourmet food services. In addition, Joel is an entrepreneur in residence at CONNECT, a globally recognized organization fostering entrepreneurship in the San Diego region. He received an MS from UC Berkeley and BS from UC San Diego, both in mechanical engineering.
Maria Sendra, Partner, Jones Day
Joel Garcia, Director, Renewable Advisors
Thomas Hartman, Managing Director, Ventana Capital
Gary Hawkins, Vice President, Sun Ray Solutions Inc.
Alex Kim, Director, Customer Innovations, SDG&E
Mark Bowles, Chief Marketing Officer & Founder, EcoATM
April 26, 2012
6:00PM Program Begins
7:30PM Program Ends
3580 Carmel Mountain Road #300
San Diego, CA 92130
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