About the founder
PlugInConnect is an EV market and business solutions developer from Minnesota. PIC has built impactful business strategies and solutions for:
Utility company EV programs, Apartment building and condominium charging, Workplace charging, DC Fast charging, Regional charging infrastructure strategies, Dealership outreach, education and training
Smart grid integration, General outreach and education.
Examples of current business partnerships and projects: Fresh Energy , MNCharging.org , Midwest EVOLVE project, MN EV Owners , EVSalesPro.com
PlugInConnect websites: PlugInConnect.com, WorkplaceCharging.com and MultiHousingCharging.com.
Jukka Kukkonen is an automotive engineer by training and worked as a technical trainer and area manager for Ford in Europe. In 2010 he founded PlugInConnect to focus on transportation electrification. Jukka has deep knowledge of the electric vehicle market and he specializes in market dynamics and real-life user perspectives. He has built programs for utility companies, condominium and apartment building charging, workplace charging, DC fast charging, outreach and education and smart grid integration. In 2012 he started the MN EV Owners group, which has become one of the largest and most active regional plug-in vehicle owner groups in the nation. Jukka has also drawn on his automotive industry background to build and execute impactful auto dealer outreach, engagement and training programs. In the fall of 2018 he will be teaching the “EV Market and Technologies” graduate course at the University of Saint Thomas.