Tesla Motors CTO JB Straubel to Deliver Keynote at 9th Annual

Tesla Motors CTO JB Straubel to Deliver Keynote at 9th Annual
Clean-Tech Investor Summit 
Summit Attendees to Test Drive the Award-Winning Tesla Model S 
PALM SPRINGS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 --  The 9th Annual
Clean-Tech Investor Summit, presented by International Business Forum
and chaired by Technology Partners' Ira Ehrenpreis, on February 6-7
in Palm Springs, California, announced today that Tesla Motors,
Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, JB
Straubel will deliver a keynote address on how the Silicon Valley
start-up has changed the landscape of the auto industry. 
Straubel is responsible for all software, electronics and propulsion
across Tesla's portfolio with direct operational responsibility for
roughly one quarter of the company. He is also the point executive
driving OEM partner relationships at Tesla with Toyota, Daimler,
Panasonic and others. These partnerships have introduced new vehicles
such as the new electric Toyota Rav4, the Smart EV from Daimler and
the A-class EV from Mercedes. In addition Straubel is managing the
creation and construction of the Tesla Supercharger network of fast,
free DC chargers making EV travel from coast to coast possible with
no loss of convenience. 
Clean-Tech Investor Summit attendees will have the opportunity to
drive the Tesla Model S as well as hear from an impressive line-up of
clean tech luminaries in addition to Tesla's Straubel. Once again
expected to be another sold-out event, the 9th Annual Clean-Tech
Investor Summit is bringing together the "who's-who" of the clean
tech sector including leading investors, Fortune 500 executives, and
entrepreneurs for two days of high-level presentations,
conversations, and networking.  
The Tesla Model S is the world's first premium sedan to be engineered
from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Since beginning deliveries
to U.S. customers in June of 2012, the Model S has been awarded
multiple accolades including Motor Trends 2013 Car of the Year (R)
and AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year. 
To register for the clean tech industry's top investment summit
please visit: www.cleantechsummit.com  
Members of the media interested in covering the summit and seeking
interviews with any of the summit speakers should co
ntact Dilek Mir,
Managing Director, IRTH Communications at
dilek@irthcommunications.com or 310-928-3288. 
This year's Sponsors for the Clean-Tech Investor Summit include
Robert W. Baird & Co., Orrick, Silicon Valley Bank, Mintz Levin,
Wells Fargo, Deloitte, PWC, IRTH Communications, Morrison & Foerster,
Grant Thornton, DLA Piper, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, Hobbs &
Towne, Morgan Stanley and Sherwood Partners. 
Dilek Mir
Managing Director
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