Brian Wynne is President of the Electric Drive Transportation, a community of companies at the focal point of new transportation solutions utilizing electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure. Mr. Wynne’s network includes traditional and emerging automobile OEMs, battery, motor and power electronics manufacturers as well as utility, EVSE and smart grid companies. These companies are leveraging a rapid convergence of technologies in the areas of energy storage, electronics and power trains to reduce the risks associated with oil dependence. From this leadership vantage point, Mr. Wynne has an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of how companies are collaborating and partnering with one another to capture growing commercial opportunities in both the consumer and commercial fleet arenas. Mr. Wynne works with federal, regional and state agencies to accelerate the adoption of electric drive technology as a solution to the challenges of pollution, climate change and energy security. He also serves as Vice President of the World Electric Vehicle Association, which sponsors global information sharing via the WEVA Journal and hosts the Electric Vehicle Symposium. Mr. Wynne brings in-depth experience in transportation and technology applications gained in leadership roles in both industry organizations and public-private partnerships. Mr. Wynne previously served as Senior Vice President for business and trade at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. Prior to that role, he led a global technology association as CEO of AIM International, Inc. Mr. Wynne started his career as a legislative assistant to US Senator Charles Percy and has served on several not-for-profit Boards. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton and a Masters degree from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Wynne was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cologne in Germany. Specialties: In-depth experience in transportation and technology applications gained in leadership roles in both industry organizations and public-private partnerships.