Richard Lowenthal

Mr. Lowenthal is retired after 41 years of work in high tech.

Mr. Lowenthal was:

Named Citizen of the Year for Cupertino in 2009
Elected to the Cupertino City Council from 1999-2007
Mayor of the City of Cupertino from 2001-2002 and 2005-2006.
Chairman of the Silicon Valley YMCAs
President of Cupertino Rotary from 2005-2006. 
President of West Valley Community Services from 2004-2005.
President of the Fremont Union High Schools Foundation from 2004-2005
Chair of the Santa Clara County Library Joint Powers Authority from 2004-2005.
Founder and co-chair of the Cupertino Lunar New Year Unity Parade from 2002-2004.

He was instrumental in the founding of 6 companies and holds 32 patents in the field of electric vehicle charging.


Currently - Founder and Board Director of ChargePoint

2011-2014 - Founder and Chief Technical Officer of ChargePoint

2007-2011 - Founder and CEO of ChargePoint (formerly Coulomb Technologies)

2001-2002 - Mayor of Cupertino

2005-2006 - Mayor of Cupertino

1999-2007 - Cupertino City Council

1996 - 1997 -Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's WAN Access Products Division.

1990 - 1996, - Vice President of Research and Development for StrataCom

1985 - 1990 Co-founder and Vice President of Engineering for Stardent Computers

Prior to Stardent, Mr. Lowenthal was Vice President of Engineering for Convergent Technologies of San Jose.

Mr. Lowenthal has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley. He is 65 years old and lives with his wife in Cupertino, California. He is an avid golfer, sailor and bicyclist.