Jason Zimbler

Director, Light Duty Vehicle

Jason Zimbler is the Light Duty Vehicle Director at CALSTART, where he coordinates and implements large federal and state vehicle electrification and charging infrastructure programs. Jason advances policy initiatives that support ZEV requirements and establish bold post-2025 standards, regulations and market animation.

Prior to joining CALSTART, Jason oversaw electric vehicle initiatives at NYSERDA, including market development programs, technology demonstrations, utility interactions related to the electrification of transport as well as EV outreach and education programs. He performed policy and market research on sector initiatives including improving the business case for EV charging station infrastructure, as well as smart mobility programs. Prior to NYSERDA Jason was a Director at HBO. Jason earned a Masters of Public Administration at Columbia SIPA with a concentration in Clean Energy Policy, a Masters of Fine Arts from Brooklyn College and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.