Karl Popham

Chair of the Electric Vehicle Leadership Council
Founder | Mobility+Energy Consulting LLC

Karl is the founder of Mobility+Energy Consulting LLC and the Chair of the Electric Vehicle Leadership Council powered by Chartwell Inc. In these roles he leverages 25 years of electric utility and consulting experience to include over a decade of transportation electrification leadership with the award-winning team at Austin Energy. Karl has been a successful Principal Investigator on over ten innovation grants for federal, state, and philanthropic funded deployments. An active speaker and research contributor, Karl is co-author of “Smart Cities; Applications & Standards” an industry textbook published by Springer. Previous roles include Austin Energy’s Program Management Office Division leader and its interim Chief Information Officer, a Managing Director at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and a Captain in the US Army Corps of Engineers.