Bjoern E Christensen

Bjoern has been at the forefront of VGI over the last 8 years being one of the key drivers of industry defining projects and actual V2G commercial deployments serving as the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Nuvve, the world leader in V2G solutions.As CSO Bjoern was responsible for developing and implement strategies for Nuvve’s VGI expansion into the world market and specifically positioning Nuvve as the world leader in V2G solutions.Bjoern was a key driver of the Nikola and the Parker project in Denmark including key in writing the project applications and securing funding, and secured the qualification for Nuvve to participate in grid services in Denmark.Latest Bjoern secured Nuvve the large INVENT project at the University of San Diego funded by the California Energy Commission, to pave the way for commercial VGI fleet solutions in California and beyond. Bjoern served as the Principal Investigator on the project.During his time with Nuvve Bjoern worked closely with Prof. Willett Kempton widely considered the "Father of Vehicle-to-Grid" technology.Bjoern brings more than 30 years of international experience in Technology, Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Venture Capital.Prior to Nuvve, Bjoern co-founded the Corporate Venture fund Siemens Mustang Ventures in Silicon Valley and was named President & CEO.Siemens Mustang Ventures invested in some of the most successful IT/Networking startups of the time and helped them towards successful IPOs (COM21, Efficient Networks, Extreme Networks, Phone.Com, Virata, Sycamore Networks, Cambridge Silicon Radio).Through these investments Siemens gained access to best in class technologies on favorable conditions. Furthermore, he facilitated a number of M&A transactions, where Siemens acquired the portfolio companies.Later Bjoern served as President & CEO of Siemens Venture Capital (SVC), with worldwide responsibility for all Siemens AG venture investments. SVC had over 660M Euro under management in five funds: Energy, Industry, Healthcare , IT/Networking and Fund-in-Funds.Bjoern helped SVC to become one of the worlds most prominent and successful Corporate Venture Groups with 70+ direct investments and 30+ fund investments and with offices in San Jose, Boston, Munich, Beijing and Tel Aviv.Bjoern holds a Master of Science from the Technical University of Denmark and resides in Silicon Valley.

(10) Buying an EV fleet

Making V2G Personal – for the non-V2G-expert folks At the weekly management meeting in WeDeliver conducted via Zoom the boss told all the senior managers worldwide that the company would have to become greener and live up to its corporate responsibility for a greener world. It would involve every aspect of the company’s international business …

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(9) The July 4th V2G party

Making V2G Personal – for the non-V2G-expert folks On July 4th ELvira and TRUCKer – V2G’s parents – invited all their friends to a July 4th party at their house. They were all there including Mr. Hardnose, the fleet manager, Mrs. SCHOOLing the schoolboard supervisor and of course the kind professor from the East Coast that had …

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(7) – Making V2G personal – Why are you here?

Making V2G Personal – for the non-expert V2G folks. The next week V2G received another email addressed to V2G and again without a sender. It said, “Why are you here?”. V2G paused for a moment – Why am I here? She thought about it for a while, and after her many conversations with VOLTine she …

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(6) V2G fuel = Sun+Wind; Power plant fuel = Coal+Natural Gas

Making V2G Personal – for the non-V2G-expert folks V2G and VOLTine had enjoyed the morning having so much fun and talking about everything and nothing. It was noon when V2G’s mom called them and said lunch was ready. The lunch was good and afterward, the girls continued their discussion from the morning on V2G. They …

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