Meet Chris Barker

Chris Barker

Chris is 20-year veteran of the transportation and technology industry. He has worked with transportation and technology companies, cities, and governments around the world to advance new forms of mobility – autonomous and electric surface transportation and electric urban air mobility (UAVs). In 2016, Chris was an advisor and judge on the USDOT/Vulcan Smart City Challenge project and has continued to advance smart city/transportation development projects across the globe. In his career, Chris has deployed self-driving car simulators for State DOTs/DMVs, universities, museums, and other public facilities – to teach the public about self-driving vehicles.
Chris is a National Board Member for the Association for Commuter Transportation. He’s also a global keynote speaker on smart cities and new mobility services and has appeared at CES (Las Vegas), SXSW (Austin), RSA (San Francisco), CE Week (New York), A-Bace (Shanghai) and IAA (Frankfurt).