Pasquale Romano, President and CEO, ChargePoint

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Mr. Romano has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors for ChargePoint since February 2011. Prior to ChargePoint, Mr. Romano co-founded 2Wire, Inc., a provider of broadband service delivery platforms, where he served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2006 until July 2010 when 2Wire, Inc. was acquired by Pace plc. Previously, Pasquale held multiple positions in marketing and engineering at Polycom. In 1989, he co-founded Fluent, Inc., a digital video networking company and served as its Chief Architect until the company was sold to Novell Corporation in 1993. Mr Romano is currently a board member at Levitate Acquisition Corporation. He holds an A.B. in Computer Science from Harvard University and an M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ChargePoint believes Mr. Romano is qualified to serve as a member of the ChargePoint Board due to his extensive executive management and technology industry leadership experience.

Christopher Burghardt, Managing Director, Europe

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Mr. Burghardt has served as ChargePoint’s Managing Director for Europe since November 2017. Prior to ChargePoint, Mr. Burghardt served as Head of Policy and Communications, EMEA for Uber, from September 2016 to November 2017. Mr. Burghardt served in senior management positions at First Solar, Inc., a provider of solar panels and utility-scale PV power plants in Europe, from September 2009 to September 2016, most recently as Managing Director and Vice President of Business Development and Sales from May 2014 to September 2016. He also served as Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Western Europe, among other roles, at Anheuser-Busch InBev. Mr. Burghardt has served as a founding board member for ChargeUp Europe, an EV charging industry alliance, since its inception in March 2020. He holds a B.A. from the University of Sussex and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Aix-en-Provence, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. from the College of Europe.

Michael Hughes, Chief Revenue Officer

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Mr. Hughes has served as ChargePoint’s Chief Revenue Officer since August 2019. Prior to ChargePoint, Mr. Hughes served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services for Barracuda Networks, Inc., a provider of security, networking and storage products, from June 2009 to August 2019. Before Barracuda Networks, Inc., Mr. Hughes served as Vice President of Sales for Asempra Technologies, a provider of one click, instant recovery solutions for Microsoft® Exchange, SQL and Windows File Servers. Mr. Hughes also serves as a board advisor for technology start-ups in the areas of data residency and security, threat intelligence and multi-cloud container data management. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from Miami University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Rex Jackson, Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Jackson has served as Chief Financial Officer for ChargePoint since May 2018. Prior to ChargePoint, Mr. Jackson served as CFO of Gigamon, Inc., a developer of network and security visibility solutions, from October 2016 to April 2018 through its go-private transaction. Mr. Jackson served as Chief Financial Officer of Rocket Fuel Inc., an advertising technology company, from March 2016 to October 2016. Prior, Mr. Jackson served as Chief Financial Officer of JDS Uniphase Corporation (“JDSU”), a provider of network and service enablement solutions and optical products for service providers, cable operators and network equipment manufacturers, from January 2013 to September 2015, where he drove the separation of JDSU into two independent public companies (Lumentum Holdings Inc./Viavi Solutions) in August 2015. Mr. Jackson joined JDSU in January 2011 as Senior Vice President, Business Services, with responsibility for corporate development, legal, corporate marketing and information technology. Prior to JDSU, Mr. Jackson served as CFO of Symyx Technologies from 2007 to 2010, where he led the company’s acquisition of MDL Information Systems and subsequent merger of equals with another public company. Previously, Mr. Jackson also served as acting Chief Financial Officer for Synopsys and General Counsel at Avago, AdForce and Read-Rite. Mr. Jackson holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Colleen Jansen, Chief Marketing Officer

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Ms. Jansen has served as ChargePoint’s Chief Marketing Officer since July 2016. Prior to ChargePoint, she served as Vice President of Marketing at Jive Software, a provider of enterprise collaboration solutions, from April 2014 to September 2015. Prior, Ms. Jansen served as Senior Director of Global Consumer Marketing, among other roles, at LinkedIn, the world’s leading professional network, from 2011 to 2014. Previously, she served as Vice President Marketing at Yahoo, a consumer internet company as well as in leadership roles in public companies and privately-funded start-ups focused on software. Ms. Jansen has served as a member of the board of directors of CALSTART since February 2020. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Fresno.

Lawrence Lee, Senior Vice President, Operations and Services

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Mr. Lee has served as ChargePoint’s Senior Vice President of Operations and Services since November 2018. Prior to ChargePoint, Mr. Lee served in several roles over nine years at Apple, Inc., a multinational technology company that designs, develops and sells consumer electronics, computer software and online services, including as Director of New Product Introduction, from June 2015 to October 2018. Prior to Apple, Mr. Lee served as Senior Operations Manager for Brooks Automation, a worldwide provider of semiconductor manufacturing solutions and life science sample-based services and solutions. Mr. Lee holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Bill Loewenthal, Senior Vice President, Product

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Mr. Loewenthal has served as ChargePoint’s Senior Vice President, Product since July 2018. Prior to ChargePoint, Mr. Loewenthal served as Vice President of Product Portfolio Management at Avaya, a provider of business communication solutions, from July 2017 until February 2018. Since 2010, Mr. Loewenthal held various roles at audio communications leader Poly (formerly Plantronics), including from February 2012 to February 2016 when he served as Vice President Enterprise Solutions. His career includes leadership roles in public and startup companies with an emphasis on hardware and software solutions. Mr. Loewenthal holds a B.S. from San Jose State University.

Lisa Mulrooney Gross, Chief People Officer, ChargePoint

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Ms. Mulrooney Gross joined ChargePoint in October 2021 and serves as the company’s Chief People Officer. Ms. Mulrooney Gross is responsible for ChargePoint’s HR activities, including scaling the company culture and workforce, as well implementing talent initiatives globally. Prior to joining ChargePoint, Ms. Mulrooney Gross served as Senior Vice President, People at Fitbit, a leading fitness brand from April 2017 to August 2021andhelped oversee that company’s sale to Google in January 2021. Ms. Mulrooney Gross has previously held leadership positions at a number of global brands, including Bayer Healthcare, Applied Materials and General Electric. Since 2016, Ms. Mulrooney Gross has served on the Board of Directors for Girls Inc. of Alameda County in Oakland, California. She holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Colombia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA.

Eric Sidle, Senior Vice President, Engineering

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Mr. Sidle has served as ChargePoint’s Senior Vice President of Engineering since September 2018. Prior, Mr. Sidle served in several leadership roles at NIO, a manufacturer of electric vehicles, including Senior Director of Autonomous Driving Hardware, from December 2017 to August 2018 and as Director of Hardware and Advanced Technologies from December 2016 to December 2017. Before NIO, Mr. Sidle led multiple teams in special projects as well as Mac development at Apple, Inc., a multinational technology company that designs, develops and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services, from September 2011 to December 2016. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Rebecca Chavez, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Ms. Chavez joined ChargePoint in February 2021 and serves as the company’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Ms. Chavez is responsible for overseeing the legal affairs of the Company including commercial transactions, intellectual property, corporate governance, securities and compliance.  Prior to joining ChargePoint, Ms. Chavez served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate, Securities and M&A of Palo Alto Networks, Inc., a global cybersecurity leader and Associate General Counsel, Finance and Governance of Levi Strauss & Co., an American clothing company. Ms. Chavez also worked as a senior corporate associate at Sidley Austin LLP and corporate associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Ms. Chavez holds a B.A and M.A from Stanford University and a J.D. from UC Davis School of Law (King Hall).