Alex Slaymaker helps organizations, communities, and businesses innovate sustainably. She has over 10 years of experience collaborating with the public, private, academic, and non-profit sectors to envision, design, and deploy sustainability initiatives. Currently, she helps electric utilities successfully scale transportation electrification through her work at a software start-up called WeaveGrid which focuses on advanced EV charging optimization solutions.
Previously she was a project manager at Black & Veatch working with electric utilities on strategy, regulatory, and change management support for EV related programs. Prior to this role, she led transportation electrification and sustainability initiatives for Smart Columbus, the smart cities initiative for Central Ohio and sole winner of the USDOT $50M Smart Cities Challenge. She earned her Bachelors in Environmental Planning and Policy from Ohio University and a Masters in Sustainable Solutions from Arizona State University. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring cities and parks across the world, listening to live music, and learning new things.