CAMPBELL, Calif., January 17, 2012 -- Coulomb Technologies has named James Hanley vice president of worldwide sales and business development. Coulomb is the developer of ChargePoint® Network, the largest network of EV drivers and independently owned charging stations worldwide. In his position, Mr. Hanley is responsible for the company’s global sales of software and charging stations, partner programs, business development and sales operations.
“We are pleased to welcome James Hanley as a key addition to our management team,” said Pat Romano, president and CEO at Coulomb. “James has extensive experience in sales and business development and we look forward to his contributions during this time of Coulomb’s worldwide expansion. As more and more electric vehicles are available, the need for EV charging services and software solutions will become critical. James’ leadership and execution will play an integral role in our continued success.”
Hanley has more than 20 years experience in the high tech industry. Prior to joining Coulomb, he was President of Field Operations at Force10 networks, a $200M company recently acquired by Dell. At Force10, he managed sales, marketing, channels, business development and services. He has also held executive management roles at CA Technologies and EMC Corporation, and has extensive global management experience via senior leadership roles in Hong Kong and London.
Coulomb Technologies is the leading electric vehicle charging solutions company. Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network is the largest online global charging network connecting electric vehicle drivers to charging stations in more than 14 countries. Coulomb also provides ChargePoint Network service plans, cloud-based solutions that handle all drivers billing and support, and that give organizations the control and flexibility they need to optimize performance of their electric vehicle charging operations. Coulomb Technologies customers include large employers such as Google and SAP; utilities such as Orlando Utilities Commission and Austin Energy; municipalities such as City of San Francisco and City of New York; large shopping centers such as South Coast Plaza and Bellevue Square; and parking services providers such as Edison Properties and Priority Parking. Open to all charging station manufacturers, stations on ChargePoint Network are currently dispensing over 280 Megawatt hours of energy each month, with drivers plugging in for more than 1,500 charging sessions per day.