March 11, 2017
Tesla co-founder and Chief Technical Officer J.B. Straubel will be speaking at the sold-out BC Tech Summit taking place March 13-14, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. He is scheduled for Tuesday morning to present “Electric Vehicles and the Sustainable Energy Revolution.”
Jeffrey Brian “JB” Straubel (born December 20, 1975) is part of the founding team and the Chief Technical Officer of Tesla Inc., an electric car company based in Palo Alto, California. At Tesla, Straubel oversees the technical and engineering design of the vehicles. Straubel also has responsibility for new technology evaluation, R&D, technical diligence review of key vendors and partners, IP, and systems validation testing.
In addition to his work at Tesla, Straubel is also on the Board of Directors for SolarCity. He is also a lecturer at his alma mater, Stanford University, where he teaches the popular Energy Storage Integration class in the Atmosphere and Energy Program.