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Year: 2019

Kome Ajise

October 29th, 2019

Kome Ajise is the new executive director of the Southern California Association of Governments. He has three decades of experience in regional planning and transportation, most recently as the Director of Planning at SCAG. Prior to working at SCAG, Kome was the Chief Deputy Director at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), where he was […]


Frances Anderton

October 30th, 2019

Frances Anderton is Host of DnA: Design and Architecture, a weekly radio show broadcast on KCRW NPR station in Los Angeles, and online at kcrw.com/dna.  Previously she produced KCRW’s acclaimed current affairs shows, To The Point, and Which Way, LA?, hosted by Warren Olney. Anderton also curates events and exhibitions; these include Sink Or Swim: […]


Christophe Arnaud

September 10th, 2019

Christophe Arnaud is the CEO of Blue Systems, the Bolloré Smart Mobility Division. He is responsible for the development of Mobility and Infrastructure as a Service (MAAS & IAAS) solutions for cities around the world. In addition to that, he is the President of Blue Solutions smart charging and shared mobility operations in the UK […]


Nate Baguio

October 29th, 2019

Baguio is an experienced leader that has managed large scale projects to on-time and on-budget success. He is experienced in managing cross-functional teams including operations, finance, real estate, legal, government relations, media relations and procurement. He has worked to develop consensus between multiple regulatory agencies, municipalities, counties and state government to achieve complex solutions that […]


Sam Baker

August 16th, 2019

Sam Baker is the COO and co-founder of Wunder Mobility, helping cities and companies around the globe to plan, develop and deploy safer, more efficient transport solutions faster than ever before. After graduating from Santa Clara University, Sam started his career at Ebay supporting executive decision-making for a complex network of international subsidiaries and strategic […]


Stephen Baker

November 4th, 2019

Stephen is a former senior writer on technology at BusinessWeek and the author of influential books in the field, including The Numerati, the acclaimed study on the rise of the applied math gurus who use the explosion of digital data to model and predict human behavior. He also tracked the development of IBM’s Jeopardy computer, […]


Chris Ballinger

October 18th, 2019

Chris Ballinger is the CEO and Co-founder of the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), a consortium of government agencies, academic institutions, companies, and public organizations exploring blockchain and distributed ledger technology to improve mobility, transit, and logistics. Chris’ background spans from finance to mobility and innovation. After receiving a Master’s degree in Economics from the […]


Oliver Bishop

November 6th, 2019

Oliver Bishop is the General Manager for Shell’s global activities in hydrogen. His team runs Shell’s hydrogen stations in Germany, UK, the Netherlands and North America, and he is also responsible for product development as well as research and development. He is responsible for Shell’s participation in the H2 Mobility Germany 400 Hydrogen station joint […]


Dr. Dheeraj Bhardwaj

November 1st, 2019

Dheeraj Bhardwaj is CEO of Arnab Mobility based in UAE. Unique blend of experience ranging from intense R&D, technology start-ups through to large corporates and Strategy Consulting. Advised and consulted for a number of Government departments and businesses in the UK, India and Middle East on Strategy, Innovation and Technology implementations. Dheeraj’s main areas of […]


Johana Bhuiyan

October 30th, 2019

Johana Bhuiyan is a business reporter at the Los Angeles Times covering the technology industry with a focus on accountability. Bhuiyan, who previously covered the future of transportation for more than four years, is particularly interested in interrogating how tech impacts real people as well as civil liberties. Based in San Francisco, Bhuiyan most recently […]