Imagining Clean, Connected Transportation

Padmasree Warrior, NextEV

Imagining Clean, Connected Transportation

Padmasree Warrior, CEO, NextEV

Padmasree Warrior is chief executive officer of NextEV, U.S. She also serves as chief development officer of NextEV and is a member of its board of directors. In these capacities, she is responsible for the brains of NextEV’s autonomous, electric vehicles and the overall user experience. As chief technology and strategy officer for Cisco until September 2015, Warrior was in charge of corporate strategy, mergers, acquisitions, venture investments, and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Cisco, she was executive vice president and CTO at Motorola, which under her leadership was awarded the 2004 U.S. National Medal of Technology. Warrior has been widely recognized for her creative, visionary leadership. Forbes has named her one of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” for three years running. Warrior holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi and a master of science in chemical engineering from Cornell University. In addition to NextEV’s board, Warrior serves on the board of Microsoft. She previously served on the board of Gap and Box.

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