On April 15, we invite you to the next Global Leadership Forum session, where Selika Josiah Talbott, J.D., innovative strategist, transportation executive, and motivational speaker, will speak on the topic of “When the Universe Conspires”.
Selika is the Founding Partner of Autonomous Vehicle Consulting, LLC and is currently researching and educating on autonomous and electric vehicle policy, impacts on governments, OEMs and stakeholder communities. Selika is a Professorial Lecturer at American University and as the former Senior Advisor to the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration served as the co-chair for the FMCSA Automated Working Group as well as the AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators) Automated Vehicle Work Group. Selika’s work focuses on The Political Economy of Autonomous and Electric Vehicles. From autonomous to electric vehicles to politics, she provides strategic assistance for transportation associations and companies. Selika was formerly the Deputy Administrator for the State of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, the Director of Field Operations for the FMCSA and has over 18 years’ experience as an attorney litigator. She has spoken in front of audiences across the country and internationally in a variety of policy areas. Selika currently serves on the Academic Advisory Council of PAVE (Partners for Automated Vehicle Education) and is a Member of the Underwriters Laboratory Standards Technical Panel (STP) 4600-2 Evaluation of Autonomous Trucking. She is passionate about supporting people and organizations that are in pursuit of equitable transportation networks that provide mobility and freedom of movement for all.