By Stephanie N. Mehta
October 15, 2009

Shai Agassi sits at the intersection of Detroit and Silicon Valley. A software engineer who was a contender to run tech giant SAP (SAP) Agassi in 2007 started Better Place, which is building a network of battery-switch stations and other solutions for electric vehicles. (He left SAP partly at the urging of President Bill Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres.)

Agassi spoke with me recently about what happens when his two worlds – technology and automobiles – collide. Read the entire interview here.

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