Helda Rodriguez is the founder and president of NovaCharge, a leading provider and integrator of EV charging solutions, nationwide. A pioneer in the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment industry, she founded NovaCharge in 2008 with the vision of making a difference in the evolution of transportation and creating a more sustainable world. As president of NovaCharge, Helda is leading the charge to deliver the next generation fueling infrastructure that will enable Plug-in Electric Vehicles to become more mainstream.
Helda is a recognized business leader with over 25 years of executive experience. In 2010, she was selected to kick start the US DOE $30M ChargePoint America Program, expanding EV infrastructure throughout the state of Florida and Washington, D.C. She has served two terms as Secretary of the Space Coast Clean Cities Coalition, and in 2009 was included in “Top 10 People to Watch in Tampa Bay” by the St. Petersburg Times. Helda is also credited with managing and organizing the 2014 and 2015 Drive Electric Tampa Bay events, and has served on University of Central Florida’s Florida Solar Energy Center Advisory Board since 2015.