Full Name
John Smart
Job Title
National Charging Experience Consortium, Idaho National Laboratory
Speaker Bio
John Smart of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is the director of the National Charging Experience Consortium, or ChargeX Consortium, which convenes national laboratories and private industry to measure and improve the reliability and usability of public electric vehicle charging infrastructure in North America. Previously, John served in the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation, helping to launch the office and establish its Standards and Reliability program. Prior to the Joint Office, he spent 14 years at INL leading cross-functional teams conducting research in transportation, energy storage, power systems, and cybersecurity. Before joining INL, he spent six years at Ford Motor Company, leading powertrain product development and manufacturing teams. John earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University and MBA from Boise State University.
John Smart