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John DeBoer, III

John DeBoer III is Director of Emerging Businesses in the Energy Management Division of Siemens. In this role, he is responsible for the identification, incubation, and global expansion of disruptive technologies in the low voltage electrical arena. His areas of focus include connected electric vehicle infrastructure, fleet electrification, storage, sub-metering, and advanced electrical protection schemes.

Digitalization and the Future of EV Adoption

The technology for electric vehicles (EV) is continuing to improve with numerous cars that can now travel over 200 miles per charge and a dizzying array of over 50 new models hitting the market in the next year. The electric car has arrived. But the industry still faces a challenge – how to build the electrical infrastructure to make fueling EVs convenient and cost-effective.