John Boesel is the President and CEO of CALSTART, a national organization with more than 210 member companies that is dedicated to the growth of the clean transportation technology industry. John joined the organization as Vice President and was promoted to his current position in 2001. Prior to joining CALSTART, John worked as a legislative aide, focusing on environmental and energy policy, in the California State Assembly. After his stint in the legislature, John taught English to graduate students at the Yunnan Institute of Technology in Kunming. Upon returning to the U.S., John attended the Haas School at the University of California at Berkeley and earned an M.B.A. After graduating from business school, John worked as a commercial loan officer for Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco, managingaccounts formid-sizecompanies.InadditiontobeingCEO,JohnleadsCALSTART’s Light-Duty Vehicle Initiative and the CALSTART Investor Council and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University. John earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis.