ChargePoint Hires Tech Industry Veteran Rex Jackson as Chief Financial Officer

ChargePoint, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network,
today announced the appointment of Rex Jackson as its Chief Financial
Officer. Jackson brings several decades of experience from a number of
notable technology companies, including Gigamon and JDS Uniphase.
ChargePoint will look to Jackson’s financial expertise to help advance
the company’s financial strategy and operations as the progress towards
electric mobility quickens. Jackson joins at an important time for
ChargePoint, as the company embarks on the most aggressive growth period
in its 10-year history. The announcement comes on the heels of the
strategic acquisition of Kisensum, unveiling of a new concept to support
the electrification of trucks and aircraft and in advance of several
developments that will further deepen ChargePoint’s portfolio as the
market transitions to fleets and mass electrification.

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“ChargePoint has spent a decade helping to build a new industry and we
are seeing the convergence of market forces that will galvanize the mass
electrification of mobility,” said Pasquale Romano, President and CEO,
ChargePoint, Inc. “Rex joins ChargePoint as we embark on a pivotal time
in our history. His portfolio of successes and broad range of experience
in technology growth markets make him an ideal fit to help position
ChargePoint for long-term growth as we invest significantly to expand
our business in the rapidly growing global electric mobility market.”

An established industry leader with more than 10 years in operation and
approximately $300 million in funding to date, ChargePoint already
delivers more than one million charging sessions each month and is well
positioned to make the most of mass adoption of EVs. Today, a driver
plugs into the ChargePoint network about every two seconds, and on
average, more than 1,100 new places to charge are added every month.

“The electrification of mobility is not just inevitable, but an enormous
business opportunity,” said Rex Jackson, Chief Financial Officer,
ChargePoint, Inc. “I’m excited to join the industry leader and help
prepare ChargePoint for continued growth as market momentum increases
and demand for charging solutions accelerates.”

Jackson will oversee the finance, information technology and facilities
teams for ChargePoint. He brings a wealth of experience with technology
companies to ChargePoint, having served as CFO at Gigamon Inc., JDS
Uniphase and Symyx Technologies, and held senior executive positions at
Synopsys, AdForce and Read-Rite. Jackson holds a JD from Stanford
University and BA from Duke University and is a board member at EMCORE
and Energous.

About ChargePoint

ChargePoint is the leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the
world, with charging solutions in every category EV drivers charge, at
home, work, around town and on the road. With more than 51,500
independently owned public and semi-public charging spots and thousands
of customers (businesses, cities, agencies and service providers),
ChargePoint is the only charging technology company on the market that
designs, develops and manufactures hardware and software solutions
across every use case. Leading EV hardware makers and other partners
rely on the ChargePoint network to make charging station details
available in mobile apps, online and in navigation systems for popular
EVs. ChargePoint drivers have completed more than 40 million charging
sessions, saving upwards of 40 million gallons of gasoline and driving
more than 975 million gas-free miles. For more information, visit
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