Bradley Berman is a leading writer and researcher about electric cars and green transportation. He regularly contributes driving reviews and technology articles to The New York Times, KQED Public Media, ReadWrite.com, and other publications. Bradley is a contributor to Home Power magazine, where he serves as transportation editor. He also works as a research analyst of industries related to advanced technology vehicles for Pike Research, a clean technology market research firm. He serves as a consultant to eBay for its Green Driving Center, part of eBay Motors. Bradley is frequently quoted in major media outlets, such as USA Today, National Public Radio, CBS News, Christian Science Monitor, CNBC and MarketWatch. He was the founder of HybridCars.com and PluginCars.com, two influential consumer information websites about green car purchase decisions.
Chelsea Sexton is a veteran clean transportation and energy advocate; her work on General Motors’ EV1 program was featured in the Sony Pictures Classics film, “Who Killed the Electric Car?” She continues her work as the Founder of the Lightning Rod Foundation, and has led the creation of the Automotive X PRIZE, and is a co-founder of Plug In America, the largest consumer-oriented electric drive advocacy organization. Additionally, Chelsea is a Senior Advisor to VantagePoint Venture Partners’ CleanTech practice, and is a Consulting Producer on Chris Paine’s next film, “Revenge of the Electric Car”.
Brian Beck has worked for over 20 years in various engineering and business development roles. He started his career at North Telecom where he helped build some of the first North American fiber optic networks, and later in his career moved on to work on renewable energy solutions with a specialty in clean vehicle technologies. Most recently Brian joined the Sustainability Group at the City of Vancouver to lead greenhouse reduction and climate change adaptation initiatives within the City operations and in the community. One of Brian’s lead projects at the City is enabling the early adoption of light duty electric vehicles to replace combustion engines.
Tom is an passionate EV advocate as well as a proponent of US energy independence and a member of the Board member for Plug in America. Tom charges his ActiveE and powers his home with his 8.8kw solar PV system and expresses his support for EV+PV combination.