Giovanni Palazzo is the President & CEO of Electrify America, LLC. Prior to joining Electrify America, Giovanni spent seven years working at Volkswagen AG, most recently serving as the head of e-mobility strategy, leading all relevant Group e-mobility activities on a global scale. Giovanni also held several roles related to electric transportation and charging at Mercedes-Benz and Daimler AG. Giovanni currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Electrify Canada and is a member of the board of directors for Veloz, a California-based non-profit organization committed to driving electric vehicle adoption. He also serves as a commissioner on the 50×50 Commission on U.S. Transportation Sector Efficiency.