Clean Wave Technologies Hires Manoj Karwa as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 – Clean Wave Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced drive systems for electric and hybrid electric vehicles, appointed Manoj Karwa vice president of global sales and marketing. Karwa brings nearly 30 years of sales and marketing expertise in advanced powertrain, energy storage and renewable infrastructure to Clean Wave.
“Manoj is a seasoned electric vehicle veteran with a track record of growing advanced technologies and new verticals,” said Clean Wave Chairman and CEO Eric Wang. “We are pleased to welcome Manoj to the Clean Wave team, and are confident that his global leadership experience in automotive sales and marketing will help us drive growth and enhance customer relationships.”
Prior to joining Clean Wave, Karwa managed Leviton Manufacturing’s global electric vehicle infrastructure business. He grew the business from concept to thousands of stations deployed in nearly 3,000 automotive dealerships across North America.
“I’m excited to join Clean Wave and look forward to leveraging my knowledge of the electric vehicle industry and advanced powertrain systems to lead our performance and growth,” said Karwa. “Clean Wave offers an innovative electric drive technology that delivers high performance and scalable solutions.”
Throughout his career, Karwa’s responsibilities have ranged from general management to sales, marketing and strategy. He has held leadership roles at various companies, including General Motors, Ricardo Consulting Engineers, Visteon Corp., A.T. Kearney and Alcoa Corp.
Karwa earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.