Charging our lives,
changing our future

EV charging that meets people where they're at

We are building the most comprehensive EV charging network in the United States – offering sponsored charging to drivers at the places they like to visit.

ChargeNet’s Stations software platform makes it seamless for quick serve restaurants to offer customers a superior EV charge up experience while satisfying their hunger. ChargeNet’s ChargeOpt(TM) hardware-agnostic SaaS platform optimizes EV chargers and renewable energy to turn parking lots into profit centers.

ChargeNet Stations Leadership

tosh dutt
ToshDutt
CEO

Tosh Dutt became one of the go-to experts in EV charging and distributed energy resources during his years as a consulting engineer and senior manager for many large organizations. He has successfully built and scaled mature tech start-ups and new business units of technology behemoths like Allana, Bers, Buick, Doosan Gridtech, Enel X, Honeywell, and Johnson Controls Inc. When he’s not scaling businesses, Tosh enjoys being out in nature.

michael zimmerman
MichaelZimmerman
CFO

From 2001-2015, Michael was the CFO and EVP of Finance at GoDaddy.com. He guided GoDaddy.com from a small 45 person business with $10 million in sales in 2001 to a large public company with almost $2 Billion in sales in 2015. He was responsible for the company’s accounting, tax, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and day-to-day financial affairs, as well as oversight of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, payment processing and Fraud Detection organization. Since he wore many hats over His 13+ years, he was also in charge of human resources, facilities, physical security and event planning. He has 4 patents to his name and helped define the SaaS business model at GoDaddy.

venus jenkins
VenusJenkins
COO

In the first chapter of her career, Venus Jenkins gaining substantial experience in various energy and water industry start-ups and scale-ups. With a passion for power generation strategic initiatives, she previously led the largest fiber infrastructure deployment in Orange County, CA. When she’s not working, Venus enjoys math, physics, and sharply scripted Netflix shows, and loves being outdoors with her husband and two daughters.

rebecca wolkoff
RebeccaWolkoff
CTO

With a background in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Rebecca Wolkoff has been involved in numerous large energy projects. These include Parker Hannifin’s hybrid hydraulic trucks, General Compressions’ compressed energy storage system, and Tesla’s electric car production. Before becoming a CTO at ChargeNet, she gained significant expertise in energy storage optimization for both behind-the-meter and front-of-meter use cases at Enel X. In her spare time, Rebecca loves reading about sustainability, geeking out about general relativity, and fending off Warriors fans as a Cleveland sports fanatic.

benton moore
BentonMoore
Chief Legal Officer

Benton Moore is the CEO of Sea Dragon Capital, a fund for early-stage investments. Chargenet benefits from his extensive experience as an entrepreneur, attorney, and investor, and from his passion for scaling start-ups in diverse industries. While he’s attracted more than $100 million in deals in his career, Benton’s proudest accomplishment is coaching his daughter’s undefeated soccer team.

Board of Advisors

chadwick manning
ChadwickManning

As a young entrepreneur, Chadwick Manning earned a spot in Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2018. He is the co-founder and former CEO of ElectrIQ Power. Previously, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Life Science/Venture Capital Group. In 2014, he became the Director of Account Services for inDinero, a SaaS company. His career path also includes being an advisor at TexBestimages and a Business Development Manager at Armanino. Chadwick is currently a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) at Forbes.

kristina peterson
KristinaPeterson

Kristina Peterson is the Senior Vice President of Power and Renewables at ThoughtTrace. Her biggest achievement was leading Brooksfield Renewable Partners’ initial investment in the solar sector, acquiring TerraForm Power and TerraForm Global for $1.4 billion in equity investments in 2017. Kristina has specialized in growing and scaling companies in the power generation and renewables sectors. She also has a professional interest in utilizing AI and machine learning to increase ROI in the power and renewable energy industries.

pete scarpelli
PeteScarpelli

Pete Scarpelli is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Global Sustainable Future. Previously, he was a Build Environment Co-Chair and Operating Advisor for Pegasus Capital Advisors, a $2+ billion private equity firm for the energy, waste, food, water, health, and wellness industries. Pete also served as CBRE’s Global Managing Director, Energy & Sustainability. There, he led a 250+ international team to drive energy efficiency and sustainable operating practices at Fortune 500 and multi-tenant buildings.

jon bonanno
JonBonanno

Jon Bonanno is the CXO of New Energy Nexus and supports entrepreneurs who are solving the climate crisis. His focus is on mentoring/coaching portfolio companies and educating and enabling clean energy entrepreneurs. Jon co-founded Empower MicroSystems and has 25 years of experience building, supporting, and investing in internet billing, solar power and utilities, SaaS, and wind power start-ups and scale-ups.

MattCheney

Matt Cheney is the CEO of Catalyst Energy and CleanPath Ventures LLC. He previously founded Renewable Ventures LLC, the first solar energy IPP and tax equity syndicator. He is an authority when it comes to establishing and growing renewable energy companies. Widely recognized as an innovator, Matt financed the first solar PV “power purchase agreement” (PPA) behind the meter power plant for Green Mountain Energy.

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