Mr. Richard Lowenthal is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at ChargePoint. He serves as Board Member and Advisor at Sensor Industries. He also served as its CEO. From 1998 until 2007 he started several companies, including Lightera, Pipal Systems and Procket Networks. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Lowenthal was vice president and general manager of Cisco's WAN Access Products Division. From 1990 through 1995, Mr. Lowenthal was vice president of research and development for StrataCom, a telecommunications equipment company. Prior to StrataCom, Mr. Lowenthal was co-founder and vice president of engineering for Stardent Computers and vice president of engineering for Convergent Technologies. Mr. Lowenthal is also a former Mayor of Cupertino, California and has been heavily involved in the non-profit world. He has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley.