Alan Dowdell is vice president of business development at Wrightspeed. In his role, Alan leads the development of the company’s strategic vision, creating new partnerships and driving new resources to expand and grow the organization. Alan is an international business leader with over 20 years of experience specializing in technology-focused growth. Prior to Wrightspeed, Alan led the energy and transportation practice at 19Y Advisors, helping companies craft and execute strategic business plans and alliances. Alan also previously served as VP of business development and strategic partnerships at ChargePoint, the world’s largest network of electric vehicle charging stations, where he led initiatives on autonomous vehicles and fleets, smart cities, and energy management, among others. Alan holds an MBA from MIT Sloan as a Sloan Fellow and a BS in electrical engineering from Louisiana Tech University.