Chelsea Sexton is an engineer, marketing expert and advocate of clean, efficient transportation. She has worked extensively in electric transportation; her work on General Motors’ EV1 program was featured in Who Killed the Electric Car? (dir. Chris Paine), and she was a Consulting Producer on the follow-up, Revenge of the Electric Car.
Chelsea served as Director of the Automotive X PRIZE, Senior Advisor to VantagePoint Capital Partners’ Cleantech practice, and former executive director of Plug In America, an electric drive advocacy group.
She is founder of the Lightning Rod Foundation, an organization that educated consumers and students, and advised industry and policymakers. Chelsea co-hosts the Open Line Show and has written for Wired.com and the World Affairs journal.