Barry Sole has been a Product Manager at Porsche for E-Mobility Infrastructure and Vehicle-Grid-Integration since 2015. His responsibilities include product conception, strategy and standardization of charging hardware, smart charging and grid integration. Amongst other things, he also contributes to the ongoing efforts of the ISO/IEC15118 and EEBus protocols.
Barry’s career in the automotive industry began at a GM South Africa production facility and spans over 10 years and 3 continents. He’s held diverse roles and functions including end-of-line testing and diagnostics, ECU software development tools, and product development. In addition to the automotive industry, Barry has also worked in the HVAC and smart home industries.
Barry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa, and a Master’s degree in Mechatronics from Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences in Germany.