SparkCharge CEO Josh Aviv ’15 and G’17 was just named by Business Insider as one of the country’s 100 most influential business leaders. The prestigious list profiles leaders who are innovating, sparking trends, tackling global challenges, and driving change across the business world.
He joins a list that includes names like Jamie Dimon, CEO, JP Morgan Chase, Tope Awotona, CEO, Calendly, Kevin Fiege, President, Marvel Studios and Jane Fraser, CEO Citigroup.
The article describes Aviv’s mission to make electric-vehicle-adoption accessible to all through an on-demand mobile service to bring charging capability to anyone, anywhere.
“There are a lot of cities and towns that are, really, charging deserts,” Aviv tells Business Insider. “We’re charging those EV owners who typically live in apartments, condos, high-rises that don’t have access to EV charging.”
SparkCharge is currently closing a major funding round after the successful launch of a new SparkCharge app, Currently, which is available in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Dallas.
He first launched his company as a student at Syracuse University and continues to support the Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad as an entrepreneur in residence.