Marissa Galizia

Strategic Automotive Marketing Manager at ChargePoint
MBA, Yale School of Management, 2015 Master of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, 2015

Marissa Galizia leads Strategic Automotive Marketing for ChargePoint, the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network. She is focused on building innovative partnerships with automakers to grow awareness of EVs and EV charging infrastructure.

Previously she worked with solar micro-grid companies in India and Kenya to bring access to clean electricity to communities without consistent grid access. She also worked with IBM Global Business Services consulting to federal, state and local governments and utilities to improve customer relationship management. She has an MBA and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale and a B.A. in International Studies from Duke. In her free time she loves dancing, hiking and going to farmers’ markets.

Authored Articles

The Science of Acceleration: Reflections on Solar Marketing

This blog post, which describes a joint research project involving Yale University, was originally published on the website of Yale Center for Business and the Environment. On April 15, students and professors from Duke University and Yale University met with executives from SmartPower and the Connecticut Green Bank. We gathered around a very large table in the basement of Kroon Hall at Yale University. This was the final meeting of a five-year campaign – the Solar Energy Education and Diffusion Study (SEEDS) , a Department of Energy-funded research program. Since 2010, 58 Connecticut towns have participated in five rounds of...

Financing Electric Vehicle Markets in New York and Other States

The article below is the executive summary of a research report published by Clean Energy Finance Forum at Yale Center for Business and the Environment. Financing Electric Vehicle Markets in New York and Other States by Marissa Galizia and Eitan Hochster The process of sowing the seeds of electric vehicle infrastructure - and thereby creating a backbone of charging stations that can support these vehicles - is still in its infancy. This report outlines the technologies and business models necessary to ramp up growth in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the United States. It also explores the relationship between...