Speaker - Eric Cahill

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Eric Cahill is Senior Director of Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE.

With more than 15 years' experience directing complex technology-intense enterprises, Eric Cahill has dedicated his career to bringing clean tech to the automotive industry.

After serving in the Navy, Cahill researched technology uptake in the auto industry and assessed market readiness for alternative fuel and advanced-technology vehicles at GM Powertrain. After several years at Boeing, Cahill joined Quantum Technologies where, as program manager of a hybrid electric vehicle program, he led the team responsible for developing the electric drivetrain technology for the forthcoming Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid sports car.

Before taking the reins of the Progressive Automotive X PRIZE in 2009, Cahill served as COO of an Internet startup and consulted on alternative energy, product strategy, and project management.

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X PRIZE Foundation's Eric Cahill: Chasing 100MPG

06.14.10 | 00:25:16 min | 2 comments