We areMOEV

MOEV’s founders are key members of the UCLA engineering team that developed the smart charging technology and authored the patents for it. They are augmented by a team of seasoned business management professionals.

MOEV’s technology enables user-friendly, scalable and economically deployable electric vehicles charging infrastructure for commercial customers, specifically employers who offer charging to their employees, as well as to their own EV fleet.

MOEV helps by significantly lowering EV charging site host capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operating expenditure (OPEX) while readying charging site hosts for the exponentially growing number of electric vehicles in the marketplace.

Our Mission


To be your organization’s smartest EV charging solution.


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Get to knowour team


Dr. Peter Chu

Co-Founder, Lead Systems Engineer
Dr. Peter Chu, Co-Founder, Lead System Architect, has a PhD in Engineering, along with 15+ years of technology and product development and leading teams. He's an expert on electric vehicles, storage and microgrids, as well as being the co-founder of a mobile multimedia startup.

Dr. Rajit Gadh

Co-Founder, Scientific Advisor
Dr. Rajit Gadh, MOEV Co-founder, Scientific Advisor, is a professor of engineering with over 200 publications. He is the co-founder of one startup and advisor to a several others, and has raised over $20 million in funding for R&D and technology development.

Charlie Qiu

Co-Founder, Head of Software
Charlie Qiu, MOEV Co-Founder, Software Developer, has a masters degree in computer science, along with 15+ years as the co-founder of a startup in the point-of-sale space, as well as being a systems architect.

Dr. Ching-Yen Chung

Hardware Lead
Dr. Ching-Yen Chung, MOEV Hardware Lead, has a PhD in Engineering, along with 10+ years of hardware and embedded systems experience. He has worked as senior engineer for a major hardware manufacturer.
Apurva Chandra

Apurva Chandra

Marketing & New Business Development
Apurva Chandra is an independent consultant who works out of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay area. He focuses on marketing and new business development for both large organizations as well as startup companies, that wish to expand their sales footprint. His services include assisting companies in seeking both technological and equity based partnerships. Previously he was with the HP Telecom Division and with Digital Equipment Corp.

Lee Krevat

Strategic Advisor
Lee has over three decades of experience in the energy and technology industries. While working at San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, led SDG&E’s smart grid and electric vehicle grid initiatives. Lee was also director of new ventures for Sempra Renewables.

Jeremy Snyder

Strategic Advisor
Jeremy Snyder, Strategic Advisor, after years as an entrepreneur, was Tesla's Head of Global Business Development. He creating Tesla’s go-to-market strategy, opened Tesla’s first stores, and helped grow Tesla’s business on the west coast to over 1 billion in annual sales by 2014.

Brent Callinicos

Strategic Advisor
Brent Callinicos is a board member at Baidu, where he serves on the organization’s Corporate Responsibility Committee. He was previously the chief financial officer of Uber, and now has an advisory role at Hyperloop One, after being its CFO.

Paul Glenney

Strategic Advisor
Paul Glenney was CEO of Hubject Inc. for over three years, the North American division of the most widely adopted interoperability and Plug&Charge software ecosystems for electric vehicle charging networks in the world. As an early participant in the electric vehicle industry, Glenney supported the launch of the Nissan LEAF and the BMW ActiveE.

Dean Adams Curtis

Senior Manager, Communications & Training
Dean Adams Curtis, Senior Manager, Communications & Training, was Operations Manager, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center, an instructor and course designer for UCLA Extension's Sustainability Program, and supervised satellite earth station operations for France Telecom.

Jennifer Bredell

Project Manager,Operations & Social Networking
Jennifer Bredell, Project Manager, Operations & Social Networking, was a project manager for Advanced Sustainability Institute, has a sustainability certificate from the UCLA Extension Global Sustainability Program, and earned a Master of Law degree in Sweden.

Dr. Himanshu Pota

Scientific Advisor
Dr. Himanshu Pota, Expert, Grid Controls, Optimization & Management, has 400+ technical publications, as well as global expertise in electrical power grid technology, having worked across three continents.

Rick Sikes

Expert, EV Fleet & Municipal Partnerships
Rick Sikes, Expert, EV Fleet and Municipal Partnerships, was Fleet Superintendent for City of Santa Monica, California, has 25+ years in fleet management on a wide variety of equipment and alternative fuel vehicles, and helped the city to meet its goal of a clean fuel fleet.

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