CAMPBELL, Calif., June 1, 2011 – Coulomb Technologies today announced that Colleen Quinn has joined the company as its vice president of government relations and public policy. Colleen Quinn is a seasoned executive leader and government strategist with more than 30 years experience in government, business and non-profit sectors. In her role, Colleen will work to advance local, state and federal policy to promote electric vehicle adoption and charging services, and will work with government agencies to ensure that Coulomb will meet their needs.
“Colleen’s extensive experience with public-private partnership in the energy, telecommunications, and transportation sectors is of great value to Coulomb and to the industry,” said Richard Lowenthal founder and CTO at Coulomb. “Colleen is a successful political strategist who provides a pragmatic approach to problem solving in government and business. In all of these industries she has been recognized for her leadership and groundbreaking policy initiatives and she will play a significant role at Coulomb.”
Colleen Quinn has served in the highest-level government and political appointed positions, as well as a senior corporate officer and senior non-profit management and advocacy roles. Ms. Quinn has worked with some of the most innovative leaders in government and business, including Governor Jerry Brown and the Partnership of New York City. Most recently she has led the efforts in the nascent electric vehicle industry to achieve unprecedented outcomes in government to support the industry growth and development of policies to achieve both the environmental and economic development goals of the State and Federal Government. Previously, she has led the regulatory and legislative agenda of the Electric Vehicle Service Provider industry on a consulting basis with Coulomb Technologies, Inc., Vectrix Corporation and Plug In America. Colleen holds degrees from University of California, Hastings College of Law, JD, University of California, Berkeley and with the CORO Foundation Fellowship in Public Affairs.
Coulomb Technologies is the leader in electric vehicle charging solutions, with charging systems and application services delivered by the ChargePoint Network. ChargePoint provides multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet Managers, Drivers, and Utilities. The open-system driver network went live in January 2009 and now operates in 14 countries with Network Operations Centers in the U.S., UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany and Hong Kong. Coulomb’s ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations range from 120 to 240 VAC charging up to 500 Volt DC fast charging with more than 4000 stations shipped worldwide. Follow Coulomb on Twitter: twitter.com/coulombevi. Download the ChargePoint iPhone App. Download the ChargePoint Blackberry App.