Todd Trauman is a mechanical engineer with nearly a decade of combustion and zero-emission engine, vehicle, and equipment emissions certification, management, and deployment experience. He possesses a strong entrepreneurial spirit and has helped launch a variety of successful businesses including, most recently, e-Mission Control, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Momentum explicitly focused on greening off-road material handling fleets throughout California. Currently serving as CEO of e-Mission Control, he oversees day-to-day management of a fast-growing and impactful startup bringing invaluable new revenue to fleets such as Peet’s Coffee, UNFI, and Blue Diamond, among others. At Momentum, Todd serves as Project Manager on the Port of Long Beach’s highly-vaunted $103-million Sustainable Terminals Accelerating Regional Transformation project, introducing new-age technologies to an age-old industry.
Throughout his career, Todd has worked with a wide variety of manufacturers at the global level to develop regulatory guidance and management plans with a specific focus on clean energy technologies, alternative fuels, greenhouse gas emission reduction programs, onboard diagnostics systems, and state and federal emission certification requirements. Working closely with agency staff and management-level teams, Todd was involved in a variety of regulatory development proceedings, including the California Air Resources Board’s Alternative Fuel Conversion Certification Procedures and the US EPA’s Category 3 Marine Compression Ignition programs. Todd also co-founded carbonBLU LLC, a vehicle fleet analytics and optimization firm and is currently the co-founder and Senior Product Engineer of Alpine Hydromet, Inc., a small research and product development company. He also owns Sac City Brews Neighborhood Tap House, a small restaurant in Sacramento.
California Polytechnic State University, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Technical and Creative Writing, 2010