Dr. Sam Saxena
Managing Director of Engineering & Software Systems
As a Research Scientist and Principal Investigator at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Sam led a team and >$15M research portfolio conducting research and deploying tools to overcome technology and consumer perception barriers against the uptake of electric mobility.
Sam has served as a reviewer, contributor, and editorial board member on several influential journals and technical working groups, including for the DOE’s Grid Integration Tech Team, the DOE Multi-Lab EV-Smart Grid Working Group, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Progress in Energy and Combustion Science – the highest impact journal in the field of energy sciences. His research and reports have been published in top journals, including Nature Climate Change.
Through these R&D and product development efforts, Sam has conducted extensive user studies, customer discovery, and market research, including on car buyers, fleet managers, car dealers, and property owners. He used this experience to create the data science foundation behind our company’s MyFleetBuy product.