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Our Team

John Rossant

Founder & Chief Curator

John Rossant personally leads the CoMotion team. He is the Founder and Chairman of NewCities Foundation, a major global non-profit institution dedicated to improving the quality of life and work in cities.

Jack Craver

Senior Writer/EditorCoMotion

Jack Craver edits CoMotion NEWS, after serving as a long-time political reporter for The Capital Times, The Austin Monitor, and AustinPolitics.net

Timothy Gribaudi

Managing Director, CoMotion Initiative, NewCities

Tim manages the day to day operations of CoMotion, oversees the development of new projects and is overall responsible for all Partnerships.

Holly Hixson

Project Coordinator, NewCities

Holly is an avid city-enthusiast with a background in Urban Planning and Psychology. In addition to her role as Project Coordinator for NewCities, she is on the Program Team for CoMotion events.

Jake Laffoley

Creative Director

Jake joined CoMotion in March 2017. He leads the visual communication for all CoMotion events, programs and research.

Greg Lindsay

Director of Strategy, CoMotion, Senior Fellow, NewCities

Greg Lindsay joined NewCities in June 2015 as Senior Fellow to lead our Connected Mobility Initiative. Greg is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is a non-resident senior fellow of The Atlantic Council in their Strategic Foresight Initiative.

Hannah McCasland

Events and Partnerships Manager, NewCities

Hannah joined NewCities in mid-2018 and is our Events and Partnerships Manager. Prior to joining the NewCities team, she worked in research, events, and communications at Women in Cities International, a nonprofit that advances women’s safety in urban environments.

Pablo Ortega

Head of Partnerships, CoMotion

Pablo Ortega joined CoMotion in 2021 as Head of Partnerships to lead new initiates with key partners in the Americas. His mission is to forge new and powerful partnerships that shape the future of mobility.

Grayson Brulte

Senior Advisor, Autonomy at CoMotion, President of Brulte & Company, Co-Founder of Autonomous Tomorrow.

Grayson is the Co-Founder / President of Brulte & Company, a consulting firm that specializes in designing innovation and technology strategies for a global marketplace.

Harry Campbell

Advisor/ Ridesharing, CoMotion, Founder & CEO, The Ridesharing Guy

Harry Campbell is CEO and founder of The Rideshare Guy, a media business that covers the rideshare industry and is one of the top content destinations for Uber and Lyft drivers, and gig workers around the world.

Ashley Z. Hand

Senior Advisor, CoMotion, Co-Founder, CityFi

AIA, LEED AP BD+C is co-founder of the urban change management advisory firm CityFi, advising cities and the private sector on a more human-centered approach to smart cities.

Alex Roy

Global Advisory Board, Director of Special Projects

Alex is the founder of the Human Driving Association, Editor-at-Large at The Drive, host of new mobility podcast The Autonocast, co-host of /DRIVE on NBC Sports and author of The Driver.