Campbell, Calif. December 1, 2010 -- Coulomb Technologies, a leader in electric vehicle infrastructure solutions today announced the addition of an executive staff membes. Tony Canova has joined Coulomb as the chief financial officer. Canova is a seasoned veteran with extensive financial management experience in publicly traded and private companies.
“As we see more and more growth in the EV infrastructure solutions market and prepare ourselves to scale, we are happy to further strengthen our executive staff,” said Richard Lowenthal CEO at Coulomb Technologies. “Tony brings extensive management experience that will benefit us greatly as we continue to grow.”
Tony Canova has more than 26 years experience as a CFO and partner in public accounting. Prior to joining Coulomb, Mr. Canova was Vice President of Finance, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Brocade Communications, a publicly listed company that pioneered the Storage Area Networking Industry. Since leaving Brocade, Mr. Canova has focused on advising a number of venture-backed technology companies including 3 Leaf Systems, Ankena and Qumu, serving in roles including Chief Financial Officer as well as advisor to the CEO. Prior to Brocade Mr. Canova served as Chief Financial Officer of Wireless Inc, a wireless broadband equipment manufacturer. Tony was also an audit partner of KPMG LLP where he began his career in 1984. At KPMG Tony focused on audits, mergers and acquisitions and IPOs of a variety of technology companies. Tony holds a B.S. in Accounting from Santa Clara University.
Coulomb Technologies is the leader in electric vehicle charging systems and application services, with the ChargePoint Network now operating in 14 countries, and Network Operations Centers in the U.S., London, and Hong Kong. Coulomb provides a vehicle-charging infrastructure, with an open system driver network: the ChargePoint Network provides multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet managers, Drivers, and Utilities, and ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations ranging in capability from 120 Volt to 240 Volt AC charging and up to 500 Volt DC charging. For more information, follow Coulomb on Twitter at twitter.com/coulombevi. To request a charging station in your area, visit www.mychargepoint.net/request-station.php. To download the ChargePoint iPhone App, click here.