Founder and President of Current Motors in Ann Arbor. The company develops and manufactures all-electric motor scooters that use no gas and produce no emissions. The bikes offer speeds up to 70 MPH and a range of up to 50 miles, and can charge from a standard 110V household outlet in four to six hours. Bob Lutz, formerly vice chairman of product development at General Motors, is an investor and chairman of Current Motors' advisory council, and Lauren Flanagan, another investor, is executive chair. Flanagan is co-founder and managing director of the Phenomenelle Angels Fund I LP and BELLE Capital LP. Other investments include $250,000 from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund and micro loans from Ann Arbor Spark and First Step Fund. The company has applied for one patent and has more in development. It has begun a "test pilot" program where customers receive a discount in exchange for feedback, publicity options, and recommending the scooters to friends and acquaintances. Harding has been selling all-electric motor scooters since 2007 and has been a motorcycle rider all his life. Previously, he managed the development of a complex enterprise management system for Thomson Corporation. Harding started his career with Ford Motor Co., working for six years in powertrain electronics in both the U.K. and U.S. He received his bachelor's degree with honors in computer science from Manchester University in the U.K.