23 & 24 March 2022


Karl Popham

Manager, Electric Vehicles & Emerging Technologies
Austin Energy

Karl leads the Electric Vehicles & Emerging Technologies Team at Austin Energy, the 3rd largest city-owned electric utility in the country and one of most comprehensive electric vehicle programs in the nation that was recently recognized as Plugin America’s “Drive Electric Utility of the Year”. He has been the Principal Investigator on over ten grant-funded projects to deploy innovative energy and mobility solutions to address clean air/emissions, equity, and affordability. Karl is co-author of "Smart Cities; Applications & Standards” a book published by Springer and was previously the utility’s interim Chief Information Officer, a Managing Director at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and a Captain in the US Army Corps of Engineers.