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Transforming the way the world drives.

Autos2050® is a future-focused initiative convening leaders, innovators and forward-thinkers from across the automotive ecosystem. Our future-focused events take a critical look at the forces impacting how we drive the future of mobility from technology, safety, policy, legislation to the environment and the economy.

2021 Featured Thought Leaders

John BozzellaJohn Bozzella

John Bozzella

President & CEO

Michelle KrebsMichelle Krebs

Michelle Krebs

Senior Director of Automotive Relations

December 15, 2020

Mark ReussMark Reuss

Mark Reuss

President, General Motors

December 15, 2020

Carla BailoCarla Bailo

Carla Bailo

President & CEO

December 15, 2020

Christopher ReynoldsChristopher Reynolds

Christopher Reynolds

Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Resources, Toyota

July 08, 2021

Chris KruegerChris Krueger

Chris Krueger

Washington Strategist

December 15, 2020

Tom StrickerTom Stricker

Tom Stricker

Group Vice President of Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs

July 15, 2021

Paul ThomasPaul Thomas

Paul Thomas

EVP, Mobility Solutions for the Americas

July 15, 2021

Amy ArtusoAmy Artuso

Amy Artuso

Senior Program Manager, Mobility Safety Impact

June 08, 2021

Brian LatoufBrian Latouf

Brian Latouf

Chief Safety Officer

June 08, 2021

Bill StewartBill Stewart

Bill Stewart

Senior Director for Vehicle Automation and Chassis

June 08, 2021

Celina MikolajczakCelina Mikolajczak

Celina Mikolajczak

Vice President, Battery Technology

April 14, 2021

Desi UjkashevicDesi Ujkashevic

Desi Ujkashevic

Global Director

May 18, 2021

Dustin KrauseDustin Krause

Dustin Krause

Director, e-Mobility North America

April 14, 2021

Liz ReichertsLiz Reicherts

Liz Reicherts

Vice President External Affairs

March 31, 2021

Mark RiccobonoMark Riccobono

Mark Riccobono


May 18, 2021

Mike StantonMike Stanton

Mike Stanton

President & CEO

March 31, 2021

Robert GrantRobert Grant

Robert Grant

Vice President

April 26, 2021

Robert KempfRobert Kempf

Robert Kempf

Vice President of Strategy

May 18, 2021

Scott KeoghScott Keogh

Scott Keogh

CEO and President

April 14, 2021

Sheryl ConnellySheryl Connelly

Sheryl Connelly

Chief Futurist

March 22, 2021

Steven PattonSteven Patton

Steven Patton


February 11, 2021

Swati V. DajiSwati V. Daji

Swati V. Daji

Senior Vice President

April 14, 2021

Stuart CountessStuart Countess

Stuart Countess

Chief Operating Officer

June 28, 2021

Max BaumhefnerMax Baumhefner

Max Baumhefner

Senior Attorney, Climate & Clean Energy Program

September 14, 2021

Maria S. BocanegraMaria S. Bocanegra

Maria S. Bocanegra


September 14, 2021

Kellen Schefter Kellen Schefter

Kellen Schefter

Director of Electric Transportation

September 14, 2021

Terry TravisTerry Travis

Terry Travis

Managing Partner and Co-Founder

September 14, 2021


Accelerating Electrification: Plugging In

Accelerating Electrification: Plugging In


The Overtake Podcast

About Autos2050®

Autos2050®, a project of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, is a future-focused initiative designed to support and showcase the auto industry’s continued evolution. By engaging and bringing together leaders, innovators and pioneers from across the automotive ecosystem, the events we host take a critical look at the latest forces impacting technology, safety, policy, legislation, as well as discussions related to the environment and the economy. Through multiple formats, including forums, podcasts, and our signature event, Transforming Mobility: The Auto Innovators Summit, our programs deliver the latest cleaner, safer, smarter mobility insights and trends.

Set squarely at the intersection of innovation and public policy, Autos2050® offers perspectives by thought leaders and policy experts on the future of personal mobility. The industry's environmental goals, innovation agenda, and technological development trends impact the ongoing dialogue among policymakers and thought leaders across the country and in global markets. It’s a defining look at how we are transforming the way the world drives.

Upcoming Events

Transforming Mobility: The Auto Innovators Summit

November 03, 2021, 3:00pm to November 04, 2021, 6:00pm

Public Roads, Private Data: How the Auto Industry Protects Privacy

October 14, 2021, 4:00pm

Join the Alliance for Automotive Innovation on October 14 when experts from the auto industry, former government regulators, specialists in privacy law, and privacy advocates will discuss the industry’s efforts, and the government policies that are needed to help ensure an equitable and consistent national approach to consumer privacy.

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