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Proterra Names JoAnn Covington Chief Legal Officer and Head of Government Relations

| June 2, 2017

 Proterra Names JoAnn Covington Chief Legal Officer and Head of Government Relations

Proterra, a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles, has announced that JoAnn Covington has joined the management team as chief legal officer and head of government relations.

She brings an extensive background in intellectual property law, strategic policy development, and high-tech legal consultation to her new post.

Prior to Proterra, Covington served as senior vice president and general counsel at Rocket Fuel, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising and marketing solutions for global agencies and brands. During her tenure at Rocket Fuel, she guided the company through its 2013 IPO and rapid growth, leading to a designation as the fastest growing technology company on that year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. Before Rocket Fuel, she acted as division counsel for Electronic Arts’ Maxis Label division, where she managed a diverse array of legal issues, including management of intellectual property assets, contractual rights and obligations, and advertising and promotions.

Pro terra has more than 400 vehicles sold to 38 different municipal, university, and commercial transit agencies in 20 states. The company’s configurable Catalyst platform is capable of serving the full daily mileage needs of nearly every U.S. transit route on a single charge.

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