J. B. Straubel

Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

J. B. Straubel

J. B. Straubel

Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Tesla, Inc.
Volacom, Inc.

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1345

Primary Location

Menlo Park, CA, United States

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1977

Age

42

Number of Awards

2

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Founder at Valor Equity Partners

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Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Managing Partner at DBL Investors LLC

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

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Partner at Mayfield Fund LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at Valor Equity Partners

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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

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Co-Founder at Square Roots Urban Growers, Inc.

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J. B. Straubel
Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.
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 - Current

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
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.

Professional
Prior

Pentadyne Power Corporation designs, manufactures and markets advanced flywheel energy storage systems that provide ride-through power and voltage stabilization for power quality and power recycling applications. Pentadyne flywheel energy storage systems. Designed to provide high power output and energy storage in a compact, self contained package.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2006 - 2016

Tesla Energy Operations, Inc. engages in the business of renewable energy services such as, solar energy products and services. It offers installation, ongoing monitoring and repair services of solar energy systems in the U.S. and also provides services to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations. The company was founded by Lyndon R. Rive and Peter J. Rive on June 21, 2006 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

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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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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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Tesla Energy Operations, Inc. engages in the business of renewable energy services such as, solar energy products and services. It offers installation, ongoing monitoring and repair services of solar energy systems in the U.S. and also provides services to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations. The company was founded by Lyndon R. Rive and Peter J. Rive on June 21, 2006 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

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Awards & Honors
2012
Automotive News - Automotive All-Stars
2008
MIT Technology Review - TR35 award
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