Electric Vehicle Expert and Advisor
Chelsea Sexton is an electric transportation expert and advisor, with two decades’ worth of expertise in market strategy, stakeholder engagement, retail processes, public policy, infrastructure, and communications. She was most recently a senior advisor to VantagePoint Capital Partners’ Cleantech practice, where she helped guide the firm’s transportation-related investment priorities, most notably an early stake in Tesla Motors. Sexton led the initial creation of the Automotive X PRIZE, which has awarded $10 million and inspired similar efforts to leverage talent and investment to catalyze efficient transportation solutions. After selling cars to put herself through college, she started in the electric vehicle industry working for the General Motors EV1 program.