Today’s guests are TELO Trucks founders Forrest North and Jason Marks. The founders offer expert insights into the current (and future) EV landscape and share how TELO’s compact electric trucks maximize efficiency with a revolutionary design.
Jason, TELO’s CEO, is a former collegiate pole vaulter who spent his early career at National Instruments developing systems tests for U.S. automakers as Chief Business Development Manager. Forrest, the company’s CTO, worked on the early Tesla team before founding electric motor startup Mission Motors. He later founded and sold Plugshare, the number one EV charging app, before launching TELO with Jason in 2022.
Listen now on your favorite podcast platform. After all, we’re talking about mini electric pickup trucks!!
00:32 Intro on TELO, Guests ||
02:22 Forrest’s Background, Bio ||
08:57 Jason’s Background, Bio ||
14:41 Maurice Olley’s Influence ||
15:47 Origin Story of TELO Trucks ||
19:47 What Makes TELO Unique ||
26:52 The Electric Vehicle Industry ||
32:01 Doing Good and Sustainability ||
36:28 The Future, Conclusion ||
37:05 End Credits ||
Episode Resources / Links:
More on TELO Trucks → https://telotrucks.com/
Jason on LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonmurraymarks/
Forrest on LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/forrestnorth/
Conor on LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/ckgone/
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