Ryan Popple

Proterra is fast emerging as a leading light in the transition from fossil fuel powered mass transit vehicles to fully electric vehicles. Specialising in the production of electric buses, Proterra stepped up a gear in 2017 with the introduction of a new battery cell to built to withstand the heavy-duty usage of the people movers. Under the stewardship of CEO Ryan Popple, the company has received orders for hundreds of their electric buses for the US market, showing that mass transit can be green and mainstream at the same time.

Location: California

Age: 39

Twitter: @rcpopple

Read our interview with Ryan Popple on CleanTechnica:

Interview With Ryan Popple, CEO Of Proterra (CleanTechnica Exclusive)