The Cackle: Episode #52
The Future of Mobility
SPECIAL GUEST: Alisyn Malek, Executive Director, Commission on the Future of Mobility
AIRED ON: Wednesday, March 24th on Facebook Live or Twitter at 10:30 am EST
Alisyn Malek, Executive Director, Commission on the Future of Mobility, joins The Cackle to discuss the future of mobility.
Alisyn Malek is the founder and CEO of Middle Third, a boutique mobility consultancy helping clients to unlock the potential of technology and transportation. Additionally, she is the Executive Director for the Commission on the Future of Mobility, which aims to reshape transportation policy globally across environmental, safety, and economic opportunity considerations to achieve stronger outcomes.
Prior to these roles, her unparalleled understanding of how automotive and innovative technologies work together inspired her to co-found May Mobility, building an autonomous vehicle transportation solution that would solve urban transportation challenges ahead of the competition. As COO, she grew the company from laboratory concept to operations in three states and a strong pipeline for growth in less than three years. Alisyn started her career as an engineer working on electric vehicle charging technology at General Motors before moving to their corporate venture arm, leading investments across electrification, connected vehicles, mobility, and autonomy.
She was recognized as an Automotive News All Star in 2019, a top ten female innovator to watch by Smithsonian in 2018 and named a top automotive professional under 35 to watch by LinkedIn in 2015 for her work in cutting-edge product development and corporate venture.
About The Cackle
Each week on The Cackle, we highlight small businesses, startups, and people who have an impact on communities across the Midwest. We explore a wide range of topics relating to the vibrancy of local economies, including: entrepreneurial journeys, economic trends found in our research, the challenges facing small businesses and startups face, and the importance of building a diverse and inclusive community.