Our Team



Gregory Poilasne is Co-Founder and CEO of Nuvve, overseeing the strategic direction of the company. Gregory has more than 20 years of telecommunications experience, spanning technology development, marketing, sales and customer support as well as business operations at companies such as DockOn and Ethertronics.


Co-Founder & CEO

Ted Smith is President and Chief Operating Officer of Nuvve and is responsible for managing the successful development and commercialization of Nuvve’s technologies, as well as supporting global regulatory compliance efforts. Ted has more than 20 years of experience in the finance industry and initially joined Nuvve as the Chief Administrative Officer for the company.


President & COO

David Robson is the Chief Financial Officer of Nuvve responsible for the company’s financial reporting, analysis, and investor relations. He has over twenty-five years of finance, accounting and operational experience and has held senior positions with both public and private companies in a variety of industries, including serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Farmer Brothers Co., the Chief Financial Officer of PIRCH, and the Chief Financial Officer of U.S. AutoParts.


Chief Financial Officer
Neeta Toprani, General Counsel

As General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Neeta Toprani is responsible for overseeing Nuvve’s legal, regulatory and government affairs, as well as providing corporate secretarial support to its Board of Directors. She has broad global experience in corporate law, including previously serving in legal leadership positions at public and private companies and in private practice at a multinational Amlaw firm. She holds a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami.


General Counsel


David Bercik. SVP, Sales and GSA

David Bercik is the Senior Vice President, Sales – School Bus and GSA and is responsible for the K-12 division that focuses exclusively on turnkey electrification and grid services for student transportation. He brings nearly 30 years of sales and marketing experience to his role, including leadership roles in the school bus, automotive, healthcare and farm equipment sectors. David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Toledo, attained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University and is a former U.S. Army Officer.


SVP, Sales and GSA

Patrick Enunwaonye serves as the Vice President of SEC Reporting and Compliance. Prior to joining Nuvve, Patrick held various SEC Reporting and Compliance functions including Director of SEC Reporting and Compliance at Farmer Brothers, Dallas, TX and Vice President of SEC Reporting and Compliance at Ares Management, in Los Angeles. He also worked as an Accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington D.C. He is a CPA and holds a B.A. degree in Accounting and Masters of Business Taxation


VP, SEC Reporting & Compliance

Denis Borzunov is the Vice President of Customer Experience, Transformation, and Innovation at Nuvve. He brings over 15 years of operational excellence, business transformation, and ESG experience in cleantech, automotive, telecom and energy / resources sectors with companies like Nissan, KPMG, and Cleantech Open. Denis holds an MBA degree from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.


VP, Customer Experience
Jeff Venegas, Vice President of Operations and Project Management

Jeff Venegas is responsible for managing the deployment of Nuvve’s EV charging infrastructure at customer sites across North America.  Jeff has over 15 years of experience in the program, project, and product management fields, and multiple years of experience in manufacturing and test/development engineering.  Jeff holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. 


VP, Operations and Project Management

Ryan Fanning is the Vice Present of K12 Sales Operations and Strategy at Nuvve. He brings over 15 years of experience in strategic, commercial, financial, and operational roles in companies such as National Express LLC and Deloitte. Ryan holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy, Execution, & Valuation from DePaul University’s Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago, Illinois.


VP, K-12 Sales Operations & Strategy

Surendra Mahajan is currently the Senior Director of Software Engineering & IT at Nuvve, bringing more than 20 years of technology leadership experience to the table. His professional journey encompasses diverse industries including IoT devices, banking, and medical devices. With a proven history of building, developing, and transforming digital products and teams, Surendra’s academic foundation in Computer Engineering further strengthens his technical prowess. His contributions reflect a dedicated commitment to driving innovation and achieving excellence in the ever-evolving landscape of technology.





Willett Kempton is Co-Founder of Nuvve and chairs its Technical Advisory Board. In this role he reviews and advises on the company’s technology strategy. Willett is also a Professor at the University of Delaware in the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Chairman of the Tech. Advisory Board