Meet the Team

Led by a team from Princeton, Stanford, MIT, Google, McKinsey, BMW, and Tesla, the company has a strong set of technologies and IP in the areas of predictive modeling and control of highly variable distributed loads. Key differentiating features of our company’s products include sub-3-second control response latency, precise charging rate control, programmable AGC-style local response profiles, and advanced mobile / web user interface capabilities.


eMotorWerks provides residential, workplace and multifamily charging solutions via indirect and direct sales to customers around the world, building on its leadership position with tens of thousands of smart-grid IoT charging stations installed today. The company deploys thousands of new JuiceNet enabled stations every month including those associated through partnerships with other leading EV and EVSE manufacturers.


eMotorWerks is privately held and based in San Carlos, California.

Val Miftakhov

Founder & CEO

Val Miftakhov is the Founder of eMotorWerks. Over the last dozen years, Val held executive business strategy & operations positions at Google, McKinsey... Read More

Preston Roper

Chief Marketing & Operating Officer

Preston Roper has more than two decades of experience leading innovative marketing and operations teams at high-growth technology companies... Read More

Alan White

Chief Business Officer

Alan White has held executive positions in business development, operations, and finance for technology companies developing energy, simulation... Read More

Alexander Gurzhi

Chief Software Architect, Cloud

Alex brings to the team more than 25 years of experience in professional software design and development. He oversees the architecture... Read More

Vincent Schachter

VP, Energy Product Management & International Business Development

Vincent Schachter is a tech executive and entrepreneur with a strong track record in R&D, business strategy and partnership building... Read More

Sergey Kiselev

Director, Europe

Sergey Kiselev co-leads eMotorWerks’ European business. Sergey joined the company after 10 years at McKinsey, where he led strategic... Read More

Sam Valles

Director of Hardware Operations

A San Francisco Bay area native, Sam has worked in large and small technology companies as an operations executive for over 20 years... Read More

Vinay Krishnan

Director, Embedded Technology

Vinay brings over a decade of experience in growing and leading engineering teams. He is responsible for the embedded technology that keeps eMotorwerks at the forefront of the EVSE market... Read More

Sergei Morkovine

VP Sales

Sergei oversees global consumer sales, managing multiple channels, including direct web sales, third-party web storefronts, indirect channels... Read More

Dorian Vargas-Reighley

Director, Sales & Technical Support

Dorian manages sales and technical support, including project and account development through to customer support... Read More

David Schlosberg

Director of Energy Market Operations

David Schlosberg is Director of Energy Market Operations and leads the company's participation in energy markets and other programs... Read More

Kris Kluzak

Customer Support Manager

Kris brings a deep background in electrical construction, joining the IBEW apprenticeship in 1985. She later moved into the low-voltage and... Read More

Dave Wood

Director, Customer Service & Commercial Sales

Dave Wood brings over 25 years of experience in customer service, account management, and sales. He has worked with many top brands... Read More

Jose Medina

Senior Accountant

Jose Medina comes from the solar and renewable energy industry, having worked as a Senior Fund Accountant at solar energy leader Sunrun... Read More

Cosmin Dumitrescu

Director Product Management

Cosmin has been working in the technology and product innovation industry for more than 15 years. His expertise in SaaS and mobile applications contributed significantly to the business... Read More


Aram Shumavon

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Shumavon has more than 15 years of experience in regulated energy markets, with a focus on high penetration distributed and renewable energy resources... Read More

David Arfin

Advisory Board Member

David Arfin is driven to create innovative finance offerings that accelerate the adoption of clean energy technologies. David invented SolarCity's SolarLease... Read More

Steve Taber

Energy Markets

Steve Taber is a serial entrepreneur and startup CEO with broad and deep experience in the renewable energy industry. He is co-founder & CEO of the Princeton Energy Group, a leading developer... Read More

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eMotorWerks Inc. is a California based company which focuses on promoting high performance electric vehicle charging technologies, such as EV charging stations (EVSE), smart grid EV charging networks, and charging systems for high-voltage and DC fast charging.