Rhombus Energy Solutions Names Manoj Karwa as Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Mr. Karwa to lead Rhombus’ sales and business development teams and coordinate the growth of Rhombus’ go-to-market partnerships and sales channels as Rhombus expands its presence outside of the US.
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. — MARCH 31, 2021
Today, Rhombus Energy Solutions is announcing that Manoj Karwa is joining the Rhombus executive team as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In this role, Mr. Karwa will lead Rhombus’ sales and business development teams as they bring Rhombus’ market leading, high-power, bi-directional chargers for medium and heavy-duty (M/HD) electric vehicles (EV) to market. Mr. Karwa will also coordinate the growth of Rhombus’ go-to-market partnerships and sales channels as Rhombus expands its presence outside of the United States.
“I am pleased to welcome Manoj to the Rhombus leadership team,” said Rick Sander, CEO of Rhombus Energy Solutions. “Manoj’s extensive experience in the EV supply equipment (EVSE) marketplace and working with OEMs will be critical to scale the opportunities for our V2X-ready charging systems for medium and heavy-duty EVs, and as Rhombus expands into the adjacent markets for energy storage and microgrid solutions.”
Before joining Rhombus, Mr. Karwa was the Head of Automotive – North America for EVBox, a Netherlands headquartered provider of electric vehicle charging for home, workplace and retail locations. Prior to EVBox, he was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Clean Wave Technologies, a developer of advanced electric drive systems. Mr. Karwa also held senior management, marketing and engineering positions at Leviton Manufacturing, A.T. Kearney, Ricardo Consulting Engineers and General Motors. Mr. Karwa holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
“I am thrilled to join the Rhombus leadership team,” said Manoj Karwa, VP of Worldwide Sales for Rhombus Energy Solutions. “The electrification of medium and heavy-duty vehicles is critical to the reduction of greenhouse gases and with “vehicle to everything” technology, we will enable energy grid resiliency, lowering grid operating costs and accelerating the return on investment of electrified fleets. Rhombus will play a critical role in this transformation. I look forward to this opportunity to contribute to Rhombus’ future in the EV infrastructure ecosystem.”
Rhombus has fielded hundreds of high-power, bi-directional, high-reliability fleet EV charging systems and inverters for energy storage and PV solar-based microgrid, for customers in a variety of demanding operational environments. Bi-directional charging enables both significant energy cost savings for EV fleet operators and the ability to provide power to critical infrastructure during power emergencies if needed.
About Rhombus Energy Solutions
Rhombus develops and manufactures next-generation bi-directional electric vehicle charging infrastructure, high-efficiency power conversion systems and energy management system (EMS) software for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) capable electric vehicle fleet charging, energy storage and microgrid applications. The high reliability of our solutions is the result of decades of experience developing high-power systems for a variety of applications and deployment scenarios, including UL-1741-SA system-to-grid solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.RhombusEnergy.com.
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