Regina (CEO & Co-founder) is a leading expert on shared mobility, autonomous vehicles, and harnessing big data to simulate the future of regional and global transportation systems. She has served in research and lecturer roles at Stanford, UC Davis, and UC Berkeley. Following her academic career, Regina served as the Director of Business Development & Strategy at moovel, Daimler automotive's mobility services arm. She has been honored as an MIT Energy Fellow, EPA STAR Fellow, and DOT Eisenhower Transportation Fellow. She holds a Ph.D. in transportation and energy systems from MIT, and a B.S. in computer science from Cornell.
Fletcher (CTO & Co-founder) is a leading urban scientist who has been at the forefront of simulating the future of cities. After completing his Ph.D. in city planning, he co-founded and led the data science team at Synthicity, a UC Berkeley software spin-off that simulated alternative urban futures for transportation planners, architects, and real estate that was acquired by Autodesk. He holds a B.S. in computer science from Princeton University. Between his undergraduate work and Ph.D., he was a senior software engineer at Netrics, a startup acquired by Tibco.
Toshi (Head of Business Development) is a leading expert on shared mobility and public-private partnerships. At the Metropolitan Transportation Commission he coordinated with shared mobility operators to increase high occupancy vehicle (HOV) rates and improved the collection and communication of operational data to better inform public policy. He previously led investment grade demand forecasting studies and has advised the public and private sectors on public-private partnerships. He holds a M.Eng civil engineering from MIT, a B.S. in civil engineering from UC Berkeley, and a B.A. in economics from UC Santa Cruz.
Populus is a data platform for private mobility providers and cities to deliver safer, more efficient streets. Founded by transportation Ph.D.s with over a decade of expertise at MIT, Stanford, and Berkeley, and in the private sector, Populus is a B2B platform that helps cities and private mobility providers work together for a better transportation future.
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