J. B. Straubel

Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

J. B. Straubel

J. B. Straubel

Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Straubel Foundation
Tesla, Inc.
Volacom, Inc.

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873

Primary Location

Menlo Park, CA, United States

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1977

Age

42

Number of Awards

3

Interests

Cycling

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Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

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Founder at Valor Equity Partners

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Co-Founder at Straubel Foundation

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Managing Partner at DBL Investors LLC

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Co-Founder at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Secretary & Director at Tesla Energy Operations, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Valor Equity Partners

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Former Head of Sales & Services, Energy Division at Tesla, Inc.

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Owner at Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

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Education
MS in Engineering with Emphasis on Power Electronics, Microprocessor Control & Energy Conversion

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Memberships
Member
2012 - 2017

Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

Career History
Co-Founder
2015 - Current
Co-Founder
2003 - Current

Tesla, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of fully electric vehicles, energy generation and storage systems. It also provides vehicle service centers, supercharger station, and self-driving capability. The company operates through Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage segments. The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric vehicles. The Energy Generation and Storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, sale, and lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems, and sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers. The company was founded by Jeffrey B. Straubel, Elon Reeve Musk, Martin Eberhard, and Marc Tarpenning on July 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Co-Founder
1991 - 2004

Volacom is a developer of bird collision avoidance systems for airplanes.

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Tesla, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Tesla, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Tesla, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Carbon Lighthouse LLC provides energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers. It offers energy efficiency measures that reduce utility bills and carbon emissions, such as scheduling of major equipment; optimizing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning cooling and heating loops. The company was founded by Brenden Millstein and Raphael Rosen in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Axiom Exergy, Inc. develops refrigeration batteries for supermarkets, cold-storage facilities and food processors to store and deploy refrigeration. The firm's product features an optional integrated backup cooling feature that helps to protect food from spoiling during power outages. The company was founded by Amrit Robbins and Anthony Diamond in November 2013 and is headquartered in Richmond, CA.

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Tesla, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of fully electric vehicles, energy generation and storage systems. It also provides vehicle service centers, supercharger station, and self-driving capability. The company operates through Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage segments. The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric vehicles. The Energy Generation and Storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, sale, and lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems, and sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers. The company was founded by Jeffrey B. Straubel, Elon Reeve Musk, Martin Eberhard, and Marc Tarpenning on July 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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Awards & Honors
2012
Automotive News - Automotive All-Stars
2009
Design News - Engineer of the Year
2008
MIT Technology Review - TR35 award
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