John is dedicated to ensuring that autonomous vehicles and shared use mobility are accessible, equitable and affordable for people with disabilities and seniors. John is a refugee from Vietnam, who immigrated to the US with his mom and older brother. He has provided testimony on the topic of mobility as a service and autonomous vehicles to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Minnesota legislature and a variety of stakeholder groups. From 2011 to 2013, he was a Governor’s appointee to the Metropolitan Council, the Twin Cities Metropolitan Planning Organization and its largest transit and paratransit provider. John honorably served as a Civil Engineer Corps officer in the US Navy, Vice President for a national consulting firm and graduated with an engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University and masters degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.