Campbell, Calif. - ChargePoint welcomes Ajay Agrawal as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Ajay will oversee ChargePoint’s product management and engineering for it’s entire product line including its cloud-based services, charging hardware and mobile applications.
“Ajay’s extensive design and development experience in is a perfect complement to our business,” said Pasquale Romano, ChargePoint’s CEO. “He will play a critical role in continuing to keep ChargePoint ahead of the market”
Most recently, Ajay was the Vice President of Engineering at Luvocracy, which was acquired by WalmartLabs in July 2014. He has held leadership roles at Oracle, eBay and Microsoft and several startups.
Ajay holds a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois, respectively.
ChargePoint is the largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the world, with more than 18,500 charging locations. Ranked #1 by leading independent research firm, Navigant Research, ChargePoint makes advanced hardware and best-in-class cloud based software. ChargePoint’s open network is utilized by many leading EV hardware makers and encourages all EV charging manufacturers to join.
ChargePoint’s real-time network information including the availability of charging locations throughout the nation is available through the ChargePoint mobile app, online and via the navigation systems in top-selling EVs including the new BMW i3 and the Nissan LEAF. A driver connects to a ChargePoint station every 8 seconds and by initiating over 6 million charging sessions, ChargePoint drivers have saved over 5.2 million gallons of gasoline and driven over 126 million gas free miles.