Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers
Agent of Transportation Change
OnGoing Transportation, Hunt Green & NewNorth Center for Design & Business
Dave Muyres is a creative minded thought leader intent on reinventing the transportation industry through design and system thinking. Dave’s broad corporate and academic experience includes the Vice President of Educational Initiatives at the Art Center College of Design where he directed a series of Sustainable Mobility Summits, a series of annual events focused on sustainable mobility (artcenter.edu/summit). Prior to joining Art Center in 2005, Mr. Muyres worked at Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI), where he held various functional and executive management positions within the automotive division in the United States, Europe and Asia gaining a global perspective on transportation issues. During his tenure at JCI, he received six patents.
Mr. Muyres has spoken about the future of sustainable mobility at events around the world,including London, Sweden, Portugal, Shanghai, Taiwan, and across the United States. In December 2008, Mr. Muyres was asked to provide testimony on the future of the automotive industry to Rep. Ed Markey’s House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. Mr. Muyres has worked with the Carbon War Room in Washington DC on the future of personal transportation and has acted as a design advisor to various start-up mobility and transportation companies.
In 2009, Mr. Muyres joined forces with Hunt Green LLC (www.huntgreenllc.com) in Washington, DC, to further integrate sustainable mobility solutions into newly emerging national policy. Mr. Muyres co-founded, OnGoingTransportation(www.OnGoingTransportation.com) to research and create an all-new vision for transportation that will help drive more efficient ways of moving people and goods around the planet. Mr. Muyres is currently assisting in the launch of the NewNorth Center for Design in Business in Michigan (www.newnorthcenter.org).