Prior Events

LESI Thought Leadership Program - Track 2, Session #3: Vehicle Electrification

The second substantive session for Track 2 on the Automotive Industry which will focus on Vehicle Electrification. This includes a discussion about the technology and licensing issues affecting EV systems, Fast Charging and the Grid.

Following this session, a final substantive online session is scheduled for March 16 on Autonomous Vehicles and IP. A final session will be held in person at the LESI Annual Meeting in Montreal, April 30-May 2.

Speakers on Vehicle Electrification:

  • John Carney - Chair of the LESI Automotive IAB
  • Eugene Hyun – Global Head of IP Activity, ABB E-mobility [a major systems supplier for grid-based EV charging and power distribution systems]
  • Eric Gottschling – Global Director – Licensing & Commercialization, Borg Warner [a major supplier of EV Power electronics for EV power management]
  • Dr. Yansong Chen - SVP for Global Technology, Marketing and Strategy, Ricardo Strategic Consulting [a major engineering development firm specializing in electric and advanced gas/diesel vehicle powertrain technology]
  • Jacky Gu – Director of Electric Powertrain Engineering, Xiaopeng [a major Chinese EV manufacturer]

This event is only open to current LES members. If you are not currently a member of a local LES Society, we encourage you to join! If you are not ready to join LES, you can purchase a package for the LESI Thought Leadership Program (all three tracks) for $200 USD. Please contact the LESI Admin Office at to register for this package.

Register here!

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