About Us

PlugShare is a software and services company that provides guidance to drivers and industry to support the adoption and growth of plug-in car technology.

  • Directory of over 32,000 charging stations in the US and Canada
  • International coverage of over 31,000 charging stations
  • 267,000 reviews and 60,000 photos to assist in last-mile navigation
  • Social, data-rich informatics and industry intelligence

Wherever you are on the road to sustainable transportation, PlugShare gives the critical intelligence you need to choose the right path forward. Where do I charge my car? How do I manage my organization’s fleet of EVs? How can I voice my concerns to automakers, utilities, and others in the industry? PlugShare shows you the way.

PlugShare is a definitive source of consumer and industry intelligence for the rapidly growing plug-in sector.

CEO Brian Kariger

PlugShare Partners

PlugShare Partners: GE, SemaConnect, AeroVironment, Volta, NRG EVgo, Greenlots, Nissan, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Kia, VIA Motors, PG&E, SDG&E, CHAdeMO

The PlugShare Team

Brian Kariger Chief Executive Officer

Brian was previously founder and CEO of Lexico Publishing Group LLC (Dictionary.com). Lexico was acquired by IAC in 2008.

Nick Wild Chief Product Officer

Nick is co-founder, former CTO of Recargo. He was on Microsoft's Xbox team and at House of Blues as the VP of Technology.

Forrest North Chief Operating Officer

Forrest was co-founder and CEO of Xatori, founder and CEO of Mission Motors, and a battery engineer at Tesla motors.

Ray Jenks VP Business Development

Ray has over six years experience in plug-in vehicle technology and manages strategic partnerships, sales, and marketing.

Norman Hajjar Managing Director, PlugInsights

Researcher, creative director, ad agency founder, musician and writer. Specialist in emerging technologies. Previously EVP at Guitar Center.

Ashley Horvat VP Strategic Initiatives

The former Oregon Chief EV Officer, Ashley transformed EV markets with innovative infrastructure deployment, tourism development, and outreach.

Jereld Woo Mobile Engineer

Jereld brings 7 years of mobile development experience to the PlugShare team, covering basic feature phones to smart phones.

James Hatton Data Integrity

Prior to joining the PlugShare team, James worked in editorial support at Dictionary.com and a world-wide ad agency.

Jordin Williams Marketing Operations Associate

With a degree in environmental business and a passion for EVs, Jordin is proud to be part of a team making a difference.

Nick Lembach Senior Research Associate

Nick has deep research design and analysis experience, training in consumer psychology, and a love for finding human truths hiding in data.

Ben Jones Operations Manager

Ben has been involved with EVs since 1997, did vehicle integration at Solectria, and has experience in web development and solar design.

Cris Kvist Senior Hardware Engineer

Cris designed electronics and developed embedded software in the telecom industry, and is now bringing his knowledge to PlugShare.

Akhil Jariwala Business Development Associate

Akhil conducted dealership research at the UC Davis PHEV Research Center and studied environmental studies at UNC Chapel Hill.

Alex Lampila Mobile Engineer

Alex has over a decade of experience working in media and technology.

Julius Yang Senior Platform Engineer

Julius made pixels change values at Rhythm & Hues for nearly 20 years before signing up to save the world with PlugShare. Photo © Ryan Swift