OUR team

Delivering on the mission of creating the most efficient Electric Last Mile Solutions requires experience, vision and the courage to challenge convention. We’ve assembled a team with the right skills and attitudes to drive transformation in this sector. Blending diverse backgrounds from the automotive, aerospace and technology sectors, our leadership are moving e-mobility businesses forward.

James Taylor

CEO, Founder

James is a highly accomplished automotive executive that has led many ICE and hybrid vehicle and brand launches in his 30-year career. He is now applying his extensive experience to define and disrupt the commercial last mile vehicle sector.

Former CEO of Workhorse and CMO at Karma Automotive. Served several high-profile leadership positions at General Motors including President of Cadillac and CEO of Hummer.

KEV ADJEMIAN, PhD

CTO

A proven leader in the electrified powertrain space, Kev has spent more than 20 years developing emerging technologies towards zero-emission propulsion solutions.

Former VP of Powertrain and EV Driveline Systems at Karma Automotive and Global Head of HV Batteries at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Senior technical leader on fuel cell, battery and electrified powertrain R&D at Idaho National Laboratory and Nissan Motor Company.

Jonathan Ballon

CDO

A veteran deep tech executive and recognized thought leader on Industrial IoT, Ballon brings more than 25 years of experience driving transformation at global technology companies. 

Most recently VP & GM of Intel’s Internet of Things Group. Earlier, Ballon was Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of GE Digital, GE’s global software and analytics group. He previously spent more than a decade at Cisco Systems, ultimately serving as Corporate Vice President leading the Office of Strategy and Planning across the fastest growth areas of the business.

Jerry Hu

COO

Jerry is an accomplished operations leader with over 25 years experience in implementing operations and processes that drive real business results.

Global Operation leadership and Asia head for Key Safety Systems, commercial leadership and senior management roles at Volkswagen.

Benjamin Wu

CLO

Benjamin is an experienced merger and acquisition legal counsel with extensive experience in the global automotive manufacturing environment as both outside counsel and in-house executive with specialties in corporate and international law.
Chief Legal Officer and Administration head for Meridian and international counsel at Butzel Long.

Justin Prann

CRO

As an established sales leader with front line sales and marketing experience, Justin has spent his career focusing on developing programs which speak directly to the needs of his dealers and customers.
National VP of Sales and Service for Mahindra Automotive North America and senior positions within BMW North America for parts logistics and aftersales.

Albert Li

CFO

Albert is a respected financial leader with 30 plus years of experience leading major enterprise finance organizations.

Former CFO of Ford in China and Byton and other senior positions including Bombardier where he was in charge of aerospace operations in China.