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On January 28th 2021, Jolt Capital launched its new series of webinars called “Le Salon”, with a first episode dedicated to the (r)evolutions in the automotive industry.

“Le Salon” is an exclusive and thematic forum that will showcase a handful of high potential European scale-ups and featuring a distinguished guest speaker. A one-hour series of “under-the-hood” conversations that will unpack the best applied technologies and share some insights with Jolt Capital’s investors and invitation-only guests.

Speakers for episode 1 (moderated by Antoine Trannoy, partner at Jolt Capital) :

Gilbert Passin, CEO at Wrightspeed and former VP Manufacturing at Tesla : an industrialist at heart, he spent 9 years with Elon Musk, in charge of the production site of the Tesla model S and the deployment of the Supercharger network. Now at Wrightspeed, he leads the new revolution of electric powertrains for fleets of trucks and buses.

Jussi Palola, CEO at Virta : fast and cost-effective channel to launch, grow and operate commercial services in the electric vehicles charging ecosystem.

Reinhard Völkel, CEO at SUSS MicroOptics : Custom monolithic micro-optics at wafer level with various automotive applications such as light carpets and disruptive headlamps.

Jonathan Watkins, CEO at Impression Technologies : Lightweighting technologies for cost-effective, complex geometries for high-strength aluminium pressings by reducing weight for simpler, stronger structures.

Dominig Le Foll, Founder at IoT.bzh : Robust customer experience design based on “Automotive Grade Linux” (AGL) the fully open and secure software stack for the connected car.

Episode 2 of Le Salon will be organized on Feb. 25th 2021 at 11am on the topic of compound semiconductor materials for applications in high speed networks, lidars, 5G, electric vehicle charging, etc.

For more information, contact philippe.perez@jolt-capital.com