Recargo Builds on Electric Mobility Expertise with Latest Key Hire, John Gartner

El Segundo, California | Aug. 22, 2019

John Gartner
Director of Business Development
Recargo, Inc.
El Segundo, Calif.-based Recargo (, a leading software company for electric mobility, announces the hiring of John Gartner as the Director of Business Development. This newly created position will be responsible for working with charging network operators, automotive companies, utilities, and other key stakeholders to enhance the electric vehicle (EV) driving experience through the PlugShare suite of products and services.

“We're excited to bring John on board with his extensive knowledge of the electric vehicle industry and understanding of stakeholder needs, which will enhance and accelerate the development of our data and research services,” says Brian Kariger, CEO of Recargo.

Previous to joining Recargo, John was the Director of Transportation Research and Consulting at Navigant, overseeing the company’s programs for electric and sustainable mobility programs. John has managed dozens of consulting projects for automakers, Tier One suppliers, global fuels providers, utilities and government agencies, providing insights into the markets for alternative and electric drive vehicles and infrastructure deployment.

Gartner is the author of syndicated research reports covering EV charging infrastructure, impact assessment of electric cars on the grid, electric vehicle information technology systems, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, and advanced automotive batteries. He frequently speaks about transportation technology at conferences around the world, and he is often quoted in major media outlets including The New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes magazine, and other publications.

PlugShare is the number one way for EV drivers to find and use charging stations for electric cars and offers the most complete coverage of charging locations across the globe. With more than 1.5 million app downloads on iOS and Android, the service is also accessible on the Web at, as well as through partner API integrations that power custom solutions for the world's leading brands in e-mobility.

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Recargo, Inc.
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El Segundo, CA 90245
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