Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers
President and COO
Andréa White-Kjoss is president and chief operations officer of Mobis Transportation/ Bikestation, whose vision is the transformation of the American transportation system to include technology-networked and interoperable choices such as transit, bicycles, car-sharing and small electric vehicles in order to reduce congestion and emissions, and improve health and quality of life.
Bikestation is the leading brand of Mobis and creates the only complete operational ecosystem for bicyclists and bicycling at transit, and in developments, universities and colleges, and corporate campuses. Bikestation facilities offer secure bicycle parking and related services to make cyclists' lives easier, including repair services, equipment and accessory sales, restrooms and showers, and transit and bicycling information.
Bikestation and Mobis’ other brands, City BikeShare and City Wheels, have created new mobility hubs in a variety of cities that include interoperability with FlexCar, City CarShare, transit smart cards, university and employer ID’s and bike share systems.
Andréa and the Mobis/Bikestation team have consulted with public and private entities on multimodal planning and operations throughout North America and in China and Mexico. Andrea regularly speaks at conferences about multimodal design, planning and execution. Andréa has spoken on Capitol Hill in Washington DC regarding the role of the private sector in implementing a new transportation future, alongside various legislators and officials or their staff, including Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Senator Chris Dodd, and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer and James Oberstar. Andrea was named the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals’ (APBP) 2010 Private Sector Professional of the Year and a BusinessWeek 2010 Top 25 Social Entrepreneur.