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EVs: Where Are You Joe Schumpeter?

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My guests will be Tom Glendening of E3Think and Willem Houck of ParkPod.

Tom specializes in cities, buildings, transit and energy. He has successfully created hundreds of millions in investment value from complicated assignments worldwide. He has worked on major transportation-oriented developments in New York, London, Leipzig and other key markets.  Tom has worked in the public sector with the NYC Department of City Planning, has developed facilities strategies for two Fortune 25 companies to enable the global roll-out of alternatively powered vehicles (fuel cell, electric), and captained a Harvard Alumni study on the revenues, risks and economic development potential of a NYC bikeshare program. 

Willem is an executive leader with international, general management, and business development expertise, both in corporate and start-up environments. As Senior VP and Head of Strategy and Business Development at Philips Electronics, Willem led the “One Philips” transformation from a product-driven to a customer-driven company and the first customer centric cross-divisional business unit. With a particular passion for energy saving technologies, Willem was an early leader of Philips’ activities in energy management. He joined the founders of ParkPod as president and COO. ParkPod is an Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure company that installed the first commercial level II charger in the US.