Chief Legal Officer & Head of Government Relations
JoAnn Covington, Proterra’s chief legal officer, leads the company’s legal and government relations, and serves as corporate secretary. JoAnn joined Proterra from advertising technology firm, Rocket Fuel Inc., where she served as senior vice president and general counsel and led the legal, policy, business affairs and business development functions. While there she was instrumental in leading Rocket Fuel through its 2013 IPO when that company was the fastest growing technology company on Deloitte’s Fast 500. Prior to Rocket Fuel, JoAnn held senior legal roles for Electronic Arts Inc., an entertainment software company. She began her career with Fenwick & West LLP representing technology companies in intellectual property litigation. JoAnn received her law degree from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude.