Clay Siegert is Chief Operating Officer for XL ( www.xlfleet.com ), the leading provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets. He is responsible for leading sales, supply chain and production at XL. Prior to co-founding XL, Clay was in strategic roles at Hudson Capital Group, an energy commodity trading firm, Smart Energy, a deregulated electricity and gas supplier, and Start Space, a consumer products company. Clay earned a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management from MIT, and a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College. While at MIT, Clay conducted his thesis on strategies for grid-scale energy storage applications. Clay also co-authored an MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics research study on vehicle-to-grid opportunities for corporate fleets.