Chief Executive Officer & Director
Ms. Zoi is the Chief Executive Officer of EVgo, a position she has held since 2017, leading the company’s growth and its establishment as one of the preeminent public fast charging networks in the US. She has also served on EVgo’s board of directors since 2017. Ms. Zoi came to EVgo as a distinguished executive with decades of experience in the clean energy, investing, and policy communities. She has held numerous CEO, senior executive and board positions in the energy industry, government, academia, and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining EVgo, Ms. Zoi was President and co-founder of Odyssey Energy, a distributed generation software company. She was founding CEO of Frontier Power, a rural electrification company incubated by SunEdison. Ms. Zoi was an energy investor at Silver Lake and Bayard Capital, a board member for Ice Energy, SES, and Pacific Solar, and a management consultant at ICF and Next Energy. She served in the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary and Acting Under Secretary at the Department of Energy, where she oversaw more than $30 billion in energy investments. Ms. Zoi was also the founding CEO of both the Alliance for Climate Protection, established and chaired by U.S. Vice President Al Gore; and the Sustainable Energy Development Authority, a $50 million fund to commercialize clean energy technologies in Australia. In the early 1990s, Ms. Zoi was Chief of Staff for Environmental Policy in the Clinton White House and she pioneered the Energy Star program while at the U.S. EPA. Ms. Zoi was also an adjunct professor and Precourt Energy Scholar at Stanford University, where she taught and did research between 2012 and 2017. She currently serves on the board of directors of Soli Organic, a leading soil-based indoor produce company. Ms. Zoi has a B.S. in Geology from Duke University and an M.S. in Engineering from Dartmouth.