Gustavo Collantes Ph. D.

Gustavo Collantes, Ph.D.

CEO – Managing Member

Gustavo is an accomplished innovation professional in the nexus between transportation, clean energy, and climate. His 18 years of experience include a range of impactful projects and initiatives from posts in academia, government, and the private sector. At Harvard, he was a research fellow with the Energy Technology Innovation Policy group. With the State of Washington, he took a senior policy analyst role, and became the chair of the state Plug-in Electric Vehicle Task Force under Governor Gregoire. With the University of California at Davis, he was research director for the Policy Institute. He held senior positions with global consulting corporations as well as with startup companies. Gustavo holds a doctoral degree on Transportation Technology and Policy from the University of California at Davis, and a M.Sc. on Aerospace Engineering from the Israel Technology Institute, Technion.