With nearly a decade of experience in the electric vehicle industry Mike Harrigan is the Senior Program Manager with responsibility for electric vehicle initiatives at BACC. He is responsible for working with various stakeholders to advance the adoption of electric vehicles in the Bay Area as well as electric vehicle charging infrastructure and public outreach.
Previously Mike was the eFleet Program Manager for City CarShare where he was responsible for all aspects of the 60+ EV eFleet program including grant management, vehicle selection, charging station selection, site selection, member outreach, community outreach, and program evaluation. As VP of NRG Energy in Houston, Mike was the General Manager of EV Services, a subsidiary that is developing EV charging services for EV owners now known as eVgo. Mike also served as VP of Business Development for two EV related companies: Coulomb Technologies (now known as ChargePoint) and Atieva (Li-ion battery systems). Mike got his start in the EV industry at Tesla Motors in 2005 where he was VP of Customer Service & Support and also served as VP of Marketing responsible for the launch of the Tesla Roadster as well as the corporate launch.
Previous to the EV industry Mr. Harrigan has extensive experience in high technology startup companies having co-founded two successful companies: Network Computing Devices and ShoreTel. Mike has a undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University.