Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Ryan Westrom

Mobility Partnerships Lead

Greenfield Labs, Ford

Ryan Westrom is the Mobility Partnerships Lead for Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto, CA who, through human-centered design, are exploring the future of mobility.

Prior to moving west, he was a transportation planner and engineer at the District Department of Transportation (or DDOT) in Washington, DC. A licensed Professional Engineer and certified Professional Transportation Planner, Ryan holds undergraduate degrees in civil engineering and urban planning from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in Transportation from MIT and has over 15 years of experience in the realm of transportation. A native of Minnesota, he has also worked in Boston and Chicago. He’s a husband and father of three girls. Ryan is a city dweller, basketball junkie, news reader (538, Kottke, The Ringer, NYT…), sports enthusiast, politico, and traveler, in pursuit of livable places and social justice.