With MOVE America 2023 just 12 days away, it’s only fitting to highlight some of the most important speakers of the event… the keynote speakers.

Whilst the agenda is packed full of fascinating discussions with leading experts in the mobility and tech industry, make sure you don’t miss out on any of these keynote sessions which will take place on our biggest stage at the event, the keynote theatre.

So, here it is. The full list of keynote speakers you won’t want to miss at the big event…


Day 1 – Tuesday 26th September 


09:00 AM – Investing in all layers of the mobility revolution


Moderator – Bob Bennett, Chair, Cities Today Institute

Morteza Farajian, Executive Director, Build America Bureau at the U.S. Department of Transportation

Emily Yates, CIO, SEPTA

Jennifer Brace, Chief Futurist, Ford

Thomas Bartholomew, Branch Chief for Renewable Energy and Clean Transportation, DOEE


09:40 AM – Building out American charging and what it means for all players

Moderator – Ben Prochazka, Executive Director, Electrification Coalition

Britta Gross, Director of Transportation, EPRI

Sean Ackley, Head of Charging and Energy, VinFast US

Lauren Skiver, COO, Transdev

Daniel Keh, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners


5:10 PM – Autonomous now

Moderator – Grayson Brulte, Founder and CEO, Road to Autonomy

Suman Kharbanda, Vice President Advanced Technology & Innovation, FedEx

Sarah Searcy, Deputy Director of Innovation, NCDOT

Srinivas Gowda, VP of Autonomous, Navistar


5:40 PM – Driving innovation across the mobility ecosystem

Moderator – Steve Tengler, Senior Contributor, Forbes 

Steve Greenfield, CEO, Automotive Ventures

Andrew Glass Hastings, Executive Director, Open Mobility Foundation

Neil Brooker, COO, BMW Designworks


Day 2 – Wednesday 27th September


09:00 AM – The strategic supply chain

Moderator – Pete Bigelow, Editor, Automotive News

Amir Torish, CBO, StoreDot

Ganesh Iyer, CEO, NIO US

Ryan Castilloux, Managing Director, ADAMAS Intelligence

Genevieve Cullen, President, Electric Drive Transportation Association


09:40 AM – Connectivity and integration: how we move and how we groove 

Moderator – John Kwant, Executive Director, Americas, 5GAA

Jason JonMichael, Transportation Specialist (OSC), USDOT Research and Technology

Michele Mueler, Senior Project Manager, Connected and Automated Vehicles, Michigan Department of Transportation

Sylvano Carrasco, VP of Connected Cars, GetAround

Jeffrey DeCoux, Chairman, Autonomy Institute

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