Car Charging Group Inc., which promotes itself as the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that Mike Calise has been appointed as the company’s CEO. Michael Farkas will continue to serve as chairman of the board and will also serve as the chief visionary officer.
Calise has with more than a decade of cleantech experience managing the hardware, software, and service divisions for various technology companies from early stage through business plan execution. Prior to CarCharging, he served as the head of North America EV Solutions at Schneider Electric, where he was responsible for the overall business in North America, including the company’s EV strategy, products, services, channels and profitability. Prior to Schneider Electric, Mr. Calise was the founder of EVadvise, an independent firm focused on mass scale electric vehicle infrastructure, where he developed the EV Charging infrastructure technology plan for Marin Transportation Authority’s countywide charger deployment as well as others. Details