Chief technology officer, Coulomb Technologies
Chosen because: Lowenthal, 58, co-founded the company in 2007. Coulomb manufactures ChargePoint charging stations and has installed units in 14 countries. It has partnered with companies such as Hertz, 3M and General Motors. It's providing chargers for Chevrolet dealers to offer buyers of the Volt plug-in hybrid.
Quote: "We're fueling the electric transportation industry."