Electricity meets American ingenuity.

Innova EV - electric vehicle

Innova EV (Electric Vehicle) has built its reputation for innovative, sustainable electric car solutions that are made in America by connecting best-in-class product and service providers.

Our Leadership

Roman Kuropas

Roman Kuropas

CEO, President + Founder

As founder and CEO, Roman strives to make 100% electric, 4G LTE connected vehicles more accessible to universities and municipalities. Before Innova EV, Roman was CEO of Expert Corporation, a global manufacturer of LEV2 and PZEV evaporative emissions systems used on over 15 million vehicles manufactured globally. He and his team have also contributed to the development of instrument clusters, telematics and LCD touch screens for companies like Fisker, Tesla and Case New Holland.

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A.J. Cederoth

A.J. Cederoth

CFO + Business Development

A.J. is an executive across several manufacturing and financial services industries. A.J. was the chief financial officer of Navistar International Transportation Company, a Fortune 200 global manufacturing and financial services company building medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks. With 25 years’ experience, working across manufacturing, treasury and financial services, A.J. leads the financial aspects and business development efforts of Innova EV.

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Roman Kuropas

John Torvinen


John is an executive leader with extensive experience in purchasing, supplier quality, international business, operations and program management in the automotive, agriculture and construction equipment industries. John has 22 years of experience at Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Case New Holland Industrial. John is a mechanical engineer with an MBA and master’s in industrial engineering. His broad, global experience with high- and low-volume manufacturing is providing key direction for the operations and strategic plan for Innova EV.

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A.J. Cederoth

Pier Paolo Masutto


Pier Paolo is an innovative global executive known for transforming and optimizing business processes that drive increases in productivity and profitability as well as his expertise in international business development. With more than 16 years of diversified experience leading operations and engineering, Pier Paolo has delivered product to key clients, including Ferrari, Aprilia, Oerlikon and Karma Automotive. His background in managing complex operations and cross-functional teams was key in the development of the Dash and its ecosystem.

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