About MOBI

About MOBI

MOBI is a global nonprofit Web3 alliance of tech companies, consultancies, financial institutions, insurers, startups, NGOs, trade associations, vehicle manufacturers, transit agencies, logistics providers, and smart city leaders. MOBI is vendor and tech agnostic.

MOBI is a global nonprofit alliance of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers, along with startups, NGOs, transit agencies, insurers, toll road providers, smart city leaders, financial institutions, and tech companies. MOBI is vendor and tech agnostic.

Building the Web3 Economy

We’re developing key standards, accelerating the adoption of innovative technologies, and collaboratively building the Web3 infrastructure for cross-industry interoperability.

Our mission is to foster public and private sector collaboration and pave the way for more a sustainable, secure, decentralized digital ecosystem and commerce. We envision a future where unprecedented data privacy, autonomy, and portability empowers individuals and industries worldwide to unlock new opportunities for innovation.

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Key Milestones

Meet the MOBI Team

MOBI Team

Akbar Khushnazarov

Developer

Andreas Freund

Technical Advisor

Betul Kahya

Mobility Lead

Chris Ballinger

Chris Ballinger

Advisor & Founder

Dmitry Zotov

Developer

Grace Pulliam

Communications Manager

Griffin Haskins

Griffin Haskins

Mobility Finance Lead

Klaus Schaaf

Community Lead — EMEA

Marguerite Watanabe

Partnerships Advisor

Matt Shi

Matt Shi

Circular Economy Lead

Parth Bhatt

Technical Product Manager

Rajat Rajbhandari

Head of Standards & Certification

Robin Pilling

Robin Pilling

MOBI Research Institute (MRI) EU Lead

Sadia Benkirane

Sadia Benkirane

Head of Accounting

Sid Masih

Sid Masih

Engineering Fellow

Tram Vo

CEO & Founder

Umed Khudoiberdiev

Lead Developer

WG co-chairs

Alan Gordon

Alan Gordon

Technical Leader, Ford Motor Co

working group co-chair

Vehicle Identity (VID) I & II

Anthony Salamone

Anthony Salamone

Strategy Director, RouteOne

working group co-chair

Finance, Securitization, & Smart Contracts

Christian Koebel

Christian Koebel

Project Manager, Honda R&D Europe

working group co-chair

Circular Economy & the Global Battery Passport; Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Dominik Batz

Dominik Batz

Lead Producurement, BMW Group

working group co-chair

Supply Chain

Howard Altarescu

Howard Altarescu

Partner, Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe

working group co-chair

Finance, Securitization, & Smart Contracts

Johannes Klepsch

Johannes Klepsch

Sr Innovation Manager, BMW Group

working group co-chair

Vehicle Identity (VID) II

Massimiliano Melis

Massimiliano Melis

Innovation Manager, GM

working group co-chair

Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Michal Filipowski

Michal Filipowski

Head of Innovation, GM

working group co-chair

Connected Mobility Data Marketplace

Mike Fischer

Mike Fischer

Chief of Innovation, Aioi USA

working group co-chair

Usage-Based Mobility & Insurance

Pramita Mitra

Pramita Mitra

Research Supervisor,
Ford

working group co-chair

Supply Chain

Roger Berg

Roger Berg

VP North America R&D, DENSO

working group co-chair

Circular Economy & the Global Battery Passport; Connected Mobility Data Marketplace

Sebastian Henot

Head of Innovation, Groupe Renault

working group co-chair

Vehicle Identity (VID) I

Yoshinori Suzue

Sr Manager, Nissan North America

working group co-chair

Vehicle Identity (VID) I

Board of Directors

Tram Vo

CEO & Founder, MOBI

about tram

Tram Vo is a successful interdisciplinary entrepreneur with cross industry experience specializing in intersections of smart city, mobility, and technology.

Chris Ballinger

Chris Ballinger

Advisor & Founder, MOBI

about chris

Former CFO, Head of Innovation & Business Analytics at Toyota; SVP and Sr Trader at Bank of America; Staff Economist President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Sanshiro Fukao

Sr Research Fellow, ITOCHU Intl

about sanshiro

Senior Research Fellow at ITOCHU Research Institute Inc. Author of Mobility ZERO, Mobility Economics and Mobility 2.0.

Kathleen Olstedt

Kathleen Olstedt

Advisor, Karma

about kathleen

Venturist and business expert with 15+ years of experience in emerging tech. Building the next generation of decentralized and resilient organizations.

Joan Zerkovich

Joan Zerkovich

Senior VP of Operations, AAIS

about joan

Senior VP of Operations at AAIS with 13+ years of experience in IT positions. Recognized in 2006 as one of the insurance industry’s “Elite 8” tech professionals.

Advisors

Bhaskar-Krishnamachari

Bhaskar Krishnamachari

Engineering Professor, USC Viterbi

about bhaskar

Academic researcher working on applied AI and ML, blockchain, IoT, connected & autonomous vehicles, network economics, and distributed edge computing.

Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director, Hyperledger

about brian

General Manager of the Open Source Security Foundation of The Linux Foundation. Former Co-founder and Director of The Apache Software Foundation.

Jamie Burke

Jamie Burke

Founder & CEO, Outlier Ventures

about jamie

Business leader, Web3 entrepreneur and investor who is the Founder and CEO of Outlier Ventures, widely recognized as the leading global Web3 accelerator.

Jim Adler

Jim Adler

Founder, Toyota Ventures

about jim

Managing Director and board member of Toyota Ventures; Vice President at Toyota Research Institute (TRI).

Joseph Lubin

Joseph Lubin

Founder, ConsenSys

about joseph

Co-founder of blockchain computing platform Ethereum; Founder of blockchain venture studio Consensus Systems (ConsenSys).

Katherine Adkins

Katherine Adkins

Chief Legal Officer, Affirm Inc

about katherine

C-suite executive, board, and audit committee member with 30+ years of experience in automotive, financial services, and fintech.

Zaki Manian

Zaki Manian

Executive Director, Trusted IoT Alliance

about zaki

Co-Founder of Sommelier, the decentralized asset management protocol whose mission is to make DeFi more accessible, profitable, and efficient for everyone