Right Tech, Wrong Time: About The Need For A Strong And Mature Ecosystem For Electrification
Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
10:00 - 10:20
When looking at the electrification of transport, its survival is dependent on several key industries collaborating to push vision into reality. Christopher Burghardt, ChargePoint's Managing Director of Europe, will discuss how society is ready for the shift; but before we get to mass adoption - the ecosystem needs to fully develop. Tactically, he will run through the major players involved, how the ecosystem currently works, the hurdles standing in the way from major progress, and how collaboration is the only way forward.
Speaker Biography (Mark Braby)
Mark Braby leads the Strategic Partnerships team at ChargePoint, with a focus on the European market. This includes managing ChargePoint's investors, Auto OEM vertical, and Open Network strategy. Mark came out of the clean tech industry, working in strategy and business development for Enphase and running Bosch's project finance team focused on executing commercial scale solar projects. Prior to that Mark worked in finance, both in the corporate and investment banking as an equity analyst. Mark has degrees from Miami University (BS) and Duke University (MBA), and currently resides in Munich with his family.