NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charge, a micromobility company dedicated to building the largest network of electric charging, storage and service stations for e-scooters and e-bikes, today announced the appointment of Quemuel Arroyo to its executive team as the global head of community, where he will spearhead government and community relations, as well as oversee the company’s accessibility initiatives and ADA compliance.
“Quemuel is a true asset, and we are excited to welcome him to our executive team,” said Andrew Fox, co-founder and CEO of Charge. “His leadership in working with communities will prove to be vital as we continue to work with cities around the globe to address the chaos that exists with micromobility. Quemuel will also lead the effort with our product developers to ensure that all of our products are ADA compliant, resolving an issue that is plaguing the micromobility industry with e-scooters cluttering city sidewalks.”
Quemuel joins the Charge team having most recently served as the chief accessibility specialist at the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), where he was responsible for overseeing the policy for accessibility and ADA compliance, ensuring that all New Yorkers are able to safely and independently navigate their communities.
“As micromobility continues to expand its reach, it is imperative that we work closely with local communities to ensure the necessary infrastructure is in place to keep pedestrians safe and sidewalks organized while encouraging the use of innovative transportation solutions,” said Quemuel Arroyo. “Charge has been working diligently with local and global government offices to propose elegant solutions to the shortcomings of micromobility today. Charge’s product suite of charging and docking stations is revolutionary, and I look forward to leveraging my experience and expertise to help further the company’s cause as we enter the next phase of the micromobility movement – keeping cities and pedestrians safe.”
While at NYC DOT, Quemuel worked closely on structuring the NYC DOT’s landmark pedestrian ramps settlement, which will enhance accessibility throughout the five boroughs. Prior to NYC DOT, Quemuel served as an HR analyst at Morgan Stanley. He holds a degree in urban design and history of architecture from New York University (NYU).
Charge is a micromobility company dedicated to building the largest network of electric charging, storage and service stations for e-bikes and e-scooters. The company’s docking stations will be installed in privately owned parking garages, lots and spaces throughout major markets around the world, providing a convenient, safe and cost-effective space to charge, store and service e-vehicles, while reducing e-vehicle clutter on city streets and sidewalks. Charge has entered into numerous agreements with garage operators and property owners, securing a network of over 6,000 locations to install its docking stations. Charge is also developing a proprietary mobile application that will interface with its docking stations and provide users with available locations as well as real-time e-vehicle availability of partnered rideshare platforms. For more information, please visit charge.us, and connect with the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.