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Meet the team

The Blink leadership team is on a mission to help reduce global climate change by creating innovative products and services.

We're on a mission to make EV charging more accessible to everyone.

Blink was founded with the mission to do our part in slowing climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions caused by transportation. Our company always has, and continues to be, a driving force in the EV industry. Paving the way for the growth and adaptation of electric vehicles, Blink continues to offer innovative EV products and business partnerships to drive the industry forward.

Leadership

Brendan Jones

President & CEO

Brendan Jones

Brendan is President and Chief Executive Officer at Blink Charging, responsible for leading the company’s global business interests and growth. Brendan is an EV pioneer with over 25 years of experience in the automotive and EV charging industry.

He has established himself as an industry expert and a leading force in the development of EVs, having led the team that launched the Nissan Leaf to one of the first to build the EV infrastructure industry.

Aviv Hillo

General Counsel & EVP of Mergers & Acquisitions

Aviv Hillo

Aviv is General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions at Blink Charging. He is a skilled international business lawyer with an established 28-year track record both in Israel and New York, handling cross-border transactions and litigations. Aviv is also an experienced executive and investor across a variety of industries, including defense technology, real estate, biotechnology, mobile apps, and internet marketplace platforms.

Michael Rama

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Rama

Michael joins Blink following nearly a decade with NV5 Global, where he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Rama held various accounting and finance roles with AV Homes, Inc. (formerly known as Avatar Holdings, Inc.), including Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, and Controller.

Harjinder Bhade

Chief Technology Officer

Harjinder Bhade

Regarded as a top mind in the EV charging industry, Harjinder has established himself as a thought leader in the technical field of EV charging and energy storage, building and leading highly motivated and effective teams.

Before joining Blink, Harjinder was CTO at Engie Storage and Founder and VP of Software Engineering at ChargePoint, an EV charging infrastructure company.

Mike Battaglia

Chief Operating Officer

Mike Battaglia

Mike is a seasoned automotive executive who brings more than 25 years of automotive and technology experience to Blink with deep connections throughout the auto industry.

As COO, Mike oversees Blink’s sales, business development and all aspects of operations, playing a vital role in the Company’s expansion in the U.S. and globally. Mike is committed to optimizing Blink’s operations, and to produce quality charging equipment and providing a best-in-class customer experience.

Jim Nemec

Chief Revenue Officer

Jim Nemec

Jim brings more than 13 years of high-level experience executing large public sector contracts around mission critical infrastructure projects.

In his role for Blink, Jim oversees strategic sales growth for the organization, develops go-to-market strategies, and identifies new overseas expansion opportunities. He has a track record of building high-performing teams with a focus on key performance metrics.

Miko de Han

President Blink Europe & Emerging Markets

Miko de Haan

With more than 13 years’ experience in EV charging, EV infrastructure, and clean tech, Miko has long been a passionate advocate for clean fuel technologies and the clean energy movement.

He plays a significant role in the development of Blink’s growth strategy and overall presence in Europe, breaking ground in new and emerging markets, and positioning Blink for further expansion.

Yogi Rajpal

Sr. VP, Product and Technology

Yogi Rajpal

Yogi is the Sr. VP of Product and Technology at Blink Charging. He brings his extensive knowledge as an engineer and leader in the technology sector to blaze a force in EV infrastructure development globally.

Yogi leads a group of proficient and gifted engineers at our Blink Charging Offshore Development Centers.

Jenifer Yokley

Sr. Vice President Global Marketing

Jenifer Yokley

Jenifer provides a great depth of experience in global marketing, with more than 20 years of success leading top-performing teams to create interest and demand in the market through traditional and non-traditional channels.

As SVP Global Marketing, Jenifer develops, and implements Blink’s marketing strategies around the world, aligned with the Company’s overall business goals and vision.

Siddhartha Kodgi

Vice President of Operations

Siddhartha Kodgi

Siddhartha currently serves as Vice President of Operations at Blink, where he leverages his exceptional skills to enhance operational efficiencies, ensure excellent customer installations, and oversee charger production.

Before his current role, Siddhartha held the position of Senior Director of Operations since 2022, following Blink's acquisition of SemaConnect.

Vitalie Stelea

VP, Investor Relations

Vitalie Stelea

Vitalie brings an ambitious career of more than 15 years of finance experience, nearly 10 of which have been spent in the automotive sector. He is passionate about electric mobility and technology.

He brings a result-driven attitude to his position and leads Blink’s investor relations strategy and communications. Vitalie is a resourceful professional with a proven track record of leading cross-functional teams in fast-paced organizations.

Alex Calnan

UK Managing Director

Alex Calnan

Alex co-founded UK-based EB Charging in 2015 with the desire to do good, profitably. It has made his mission to accelerate the UK’s move towards creating zero emission towns and cities by presenting fleets, healthcare and municipal clients tailored EV charging solutions.

Alive to the social injustice of modern pollution, he is driven above all by making a meaningful contribution towards clean, healthy air and a sustainable way of life for all.

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Board of Directors

President & CEO

Brendan Jones

Brendan is President and Chief Executive Officer at Blink Charging, responsible for leading the company’s global business interests and growth. Brendan is an EV pioneer with over 25 years of experience in the automotive and EV charging industry.

He has established himself as an industry expert and a leading force in the development of EVs, having led the team that launched the Nissan Leaf to one of the first to build the EV infrastructure industry.

Chairman

Ritsaart van Montfrans

Ritsaart is a serial venture entrepreneur and investor, currently CEO at Incision, a rapidly growing medical platform.

He founded NewMotion in 2009, which became the fastest growing and most intensively used charging network worldwide. Ritsaart has also been a leader in creating sustainable energy solutions for EV drivers and charging locations.

Director

Aviv Hillo, Esq.

Aviv is General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions at Blink Charging. He is a skilled international business lawyer with an established 28-year track record both in Israel and New York, handling cross-border transactions and litigations.

Aviv is also an experienced executive and investor across a variety of industries, including defense technology, real estate, biotechnology, mobile apps, and internet marketplace platforms.

Director

Jack Levine

Jack has been the President of Jack Levine, PA, a certified public accounting firm, since 1984. For more than 30 years, he has been advising corporations on financial and accounting matters and serving as an independent director on numerous boards, frequently as head of their audit committees.

Mr. Levine is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Florida and New York.

Director

Kristina A. Peterson

Kristina is the Chief Executive Officer of Mayflower Partners, a cleantech financial advisory firm, since 2000.

She has led various solar energy investment companies, serving in senior investment, development, operations and asset management roles at Brookfield Renewable Partners and Terraform Power from 2015 to 2018, and serving in CEO, CFO and other senior management positions at EDF Renewable Energy, Suntech and Greenwood Energy from 2007 to 2015.

Director

Mahi Reddy

Mahi founded SemaConnect in 2008 and served as CEO. Mahi is a serial entrepreneur, with SemaConnect being his sixth successful company.

Previously, he co-founded CBay Systems Ltd. which was listed on NASDAQ (MODL) and then taken private by JP Morgan after growing to $70 million in annual revenue.

Director

Cedric Richmond

A distinguished former member of the United States House of Representatives and top White House advisor, Cedric is known for his foresight, keen political intuition, and his commonsense approach to business, policy, and government.

Following his successful public service career, he founded Richmond & Company, a prestigious governmental affairs consulting firm. His decades of government and business expertise and experience provides a deep understanding of policy and public process.

Join Our Team

Workplace Diversity

At Blink, we live and breathe electric vehicle charging. We are the market-leading owner, operator, and provider of EV charging stations and services in the United States. We have developed compelling next-generation products that are accelerating our growth and we are expanding our already strong team to keep pace with this growth.

If you are innovative and passionate about electric vehicles, we want to hear from you! Become a part of the team that is building charging infrastructure allowing people to charge where and when they need to. Join us on this journey and make a real impact.

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