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.
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