Anthony Eggert is a Director at ClimateWorks Foundation where mobilizes philanthropy to solve the climate crisis and ensure a prosperous future. Before ClimateWorks, he served as founding director of the UC Davis Policy Institute, as senior advisor to the Chair of the California Air Resources Board, Commissioner of California Energy Commission, and the Deputy Director of the California EPA. His 20+ year career has focused on advancing clean energy and transportation and leveraging research and science to support policy. He has earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison and an M.S. in transportation technology and policy from UC Davis.
Rutt Bridges is a disruptive innovation researcher and author of Driverless Car Revolution. He holds a B.S. in physics and an M.S. in geophysical sciences from Georgia Tech where he serves on the College of Sciences Advisory Board. He began his career at Chevron Geosciences, leaving in 1980 to found Advance Geophysical and develop software for early microcomputers. He later served as president of the Society of Exploration Geophysics, and soon after founded Colorado’s Bighorn Center for Public Policy. After years in startup companies and venture capital investing, Rutt became interested and involved with disruptive technologies. His second book, Driverless Conquers Congestion, will be published this spring.