Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Former Cisco Exec Warrior Tapped to Run U.S. Operations of NextEV | Re/code

Road Warrior

"Padmasree Warrior, the former chief technology and strategy officer of networking giant Cisco Systems has landed a new job as the CEO of the U.S. division of NextEV, a China-based electric vehicle company and potential rival to Tesla Motors.

NextEV, based in Shanghai, has attracted about a half-billion dollars in investments from the likes of venture capital firm Sequoia Ventures, Tencent Holdings and Hillhouse Capital, a China-based investment firm that has also backed Uber. NextEV has said that sometime in 2016 it plans to roll out a car that will match Tesla’s “Ludicrous” speed mode."
Former Cisco Exec Warrior Tapped to Run U.S. Operations of NextEV | Re/code
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