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Silicon Beach July Meeting
Thursday, July 25, 2024, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Category: Silicon Beach

Join BP Silicon Beach for their monthly meeting!

The business of self-driving vehicles. What commercial, legal, and societal considerations must evolve to support the introduction of this new technology?

Meet the speaker: Adam Mandel

Adam has worked at the core of automotive innovation for over a decade and holds six patents for self-driving and electric vehicle technology. 

Most recently Adam co-founded EnergizedAI, a startup dedicated to improving EV charger reliability through predictive maintenance. Before pursuing entrepreneurship, he led successful partnership efforts between Rivian and Amazon deploying industry-first driver assist safety systems. Previously, he also led Rivian’s initial go-to-market for fleet charging products. His prior experience includes heading charging technology for General Motors’ self-driving business unit (Cruise), leading product strategy at EVgo, and launching Mercedes-Benz's first fuel cell vehicle in the US. He also enjoys working in academia and is a regular lecturer at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

 Adam is a graduate of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Pitzer College, and the Coro Fellowship. Originally from Los Angeles, he now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Rachel. In his free time, Adam can usually be found cycling or hiking with Rachel and their dogs.


Location: 1316 3rd Street Promenade, Suite 107
Santa Monica, CA
Cost: $15.00 for lunch

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