GenZ EV Solutions

State-of-the-Art

GenZ EV Solutions was founded by a team of entrepreneurs at the crossroads of sustainability, technology and finance.

Inspired by Gen Z, the generation that triggered the inflection point for mass-adoption of EVs, our mandate is to deliver Intelligent Fast-charging Solutions to Power the Future of eMobility.

We are focused on integrating the world’s best technologies, services and investment solutions for companies and institutions navigating the electrification landscape.

World-class hardware by ADS-TEC is coupled with a full suite of premium, custom services, including up to 100 percent financing via Mitsubishi Capital. Along with Charge Infrastructure we offer a complete platform of services spanning design, engineering, installation and after sales revenue-driving solutions across industries.

GenZ EV Solutions, based in Miami, is a GenZ Holdings Company, also owner of Keyfetch, the technology and automotive warranty company.

GenZ EV Solutions

State-of-the-Art

GenZ EV Solutions was founded by a team of entrepreneurs at the crossroads of sustainability, technology and finance.

Inspired by Gen Z, the generation that triggered the inflection point for mass-adoption of EVs, our mandate is to deliver Intelligent Fast-charging Solutions to Power the Future of eMobility.

We are focused on integrating the world’s best technologies, services and investment solutions for companies and institutions navigating the electrification landscape.

World-class hardware by ADS-TEC is coupled with a full suite of premium, custom services, including up to 100 percent financing via Mitsubishi Capital. Along with Charge Infrastructure we offer a complete platform of services spanning design, engineering, installation and after sales revenue-driving solutions across industries.

GenZ EV Solutions, based in Miami, is a GenZ Holdings Company, also owner of Keyfetch, the technology and automotive warranty company.

Our Focus

GenZ EV Solutions is focused on finding the world’s best technologies, services and investment solutions to help businesses navigate the transition into the era of electrification.

Our Focus

GenZ EV Solutions is focused on finding the world’s best technologies, services and investment solutions to help businesses navigate the transition into the era of electrification.

Our Leadership

Cristian Stenstrom
Co-founder

Born in Brazil, raised in Venezuela, USA and Switzerland, Cristian is an environmental philanthropist and entrepreneur. He is the former CEO of Pergo Europe, a Swedish flooring company, where he led a two-year restructuring process and an acquisition by a German conglomerate. During his tenure the company’s stock price rose by 300%. In 2008, Cristian co-founded Waldman Stenstrom Investment Partners, a hedge fund. In 2014, he joined forces with college roommate John Candillier to launch Keyfetch, a technology and automotive warranty with focus on the automotive retail market. Cristian graduated from Bucknell University in 1994 with BA in Economics. He speaks 5 languages, resides in Miami and, together with his family, is deeply engaged in reforestation causes.

John Candillier
Co-founder

Born and raised in France, John spent most of his career on Wall Street, where he held Equity Sales & Trading positions at SG Warburg, JP Morgan, Lehman Brothers and Nomura International. As Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, he oversaw several hundred brokers and traders across the Equities Division in London. In 2008, John joined Nomura International as Executive Committee Member, co-heading European Equities Distribution. In 2010, John co-founded and led as CEO Occitan Capital partners, a hedge fund. Seeded by the Reservoir Capital Group in NYC, the fund grew to manage $1bn of assets for US endowment and institutional investors. In late 2014, John co-founded with college roommate Cristian Stenstrom Keyfetch, a technology and automotive warranty with focus on the automotive retail market. John graduated from Bucknell University in 1994 with BS in Business Administration. He resides in London, UK.

Stuart Waldman
CFO

Stuart´s broad experience spans leading multiple investment funds and service on the board of various private companies, with a focus on capital allocation, financial administration and strategic decision-making. Previously, he was the Head of Research and Operations for Breaker Capital Management where he oversaw the complete functionality of the fund as well as investment research. Prior to Breaker, Stuart was a partner at WSIP, a long/short value-driven hedge fund, where he was responsible for managing the investment activities and day-today operations of the fund. Before joining WSIP, he was a director in the private equity group of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners and a vice president at Giovine Capital. His investment banking career began at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Stuart holds an MBA degree in Finance from The Wharton School of Business and an Honors BA degree in Business from the University of Western Ontario. Raised in Toronto, Stuart now lives in California.

José Valls
CEO

A global business leader with over 25 years of experience across the automotive, mobility and retail industries. Through 2020, José was chairman of Nissan North America and, previously, chairman of Nissan Latin America. He also held senior leadership positions during an 10-year career at GMs. José serves as senior advisor and board member at various companies. He is known for building world-class teams, driving and outmaneuvering disruption, as well starting-up complex operations from zero, including subsidiaries, distribution channels and manufacturing operations. José has a record of delivering strong market share and P&L results. He brings a deep understanding of customer needs and the creation of strong business partnerships. He holds a degree in Business Management and Accounting from the Universidad Católica and completed Executive Education programs in Business and Marketing at the University of California-Berkley. Born in Argentina, he is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and lives in Miami.

Steven Lowe
National Sales Director

Steve brings over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. Steve has a strong track record with Mercedes-Benz, holding leadership roles with several of the most successful retail groups in the US and Australia, including Bill Ussery Group in Florida, Lei Shing Hong Australia and Dutton Garage in Melbourne where he had P&L responsibility in multiple roles. Most recently, he was responsible for Operations at Rodo, the venture backed, mobile-first online automotive marketplace based in New York producing record results. Previously, Steven held the role of VP, Project M&A with Sunedison’s GSSG group, where he was responsible for sourcing and evaluation of solar projects that resulted in the acquisition 2GW of project pipeline. His initial entrepreneurial success was as a partner in a horticultural start-up, Kerry Valley Farms, in Melbourne, Australia, becoming a commercial exporter to Holland and Asia. Steven was born in Montreal, Canada and lives in Miami.