Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Josh Westerhold

Senior Manager

Renault-Nissan Future Lab

Josh Westerhold is Senior Manager of the Renault-Nissan Future Lab, which looks decades ahead to identify potential issues and opportunities for the industry today and into the future.

With extensive expertise in urban planning and business development, Westerhold studies transportation trends and crafts new business concepts to address mobility needs for the future. Westerhold has worked in varying capacities in the startup mobility space, including project manager and consultant for VentureScout; consultant and chief operating officer at Startupbootcamp; and chief operating officer and co-founder at SHIFT. Westerhold received his Bachelor’s in Finance from Auburn University. He also holds an MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master’s in Urban Planning from Harvard University.