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Jeff Barghout

Co-chair, Innovation & Capital Task Force Chief Executive Officer, Robocist

Jeff is a leader in mobility and robotics with over 20 years of experience ranging from research and development to program design, implementation and management. He has served in roles ranging from a product development engineer to vice president of Transportation Initiatives to CEO.

Jeff’s passion is creating positive impact to the human condition through the development and adoption of emerging technologies – with a focus on connected, autonomous and electric vehicles, robotic systems, and the supporting infrastructure. He is an innovative strategist with a strong understanding of how to integrate big picture vision with organizational goals, resources and workforce dynamics-delivering market based solutions with greater impact and ROI. He communicates effectively with all levels of an organization from planners and staff engineers to senior management. And is an empathic leader who builds, manages and mentors teams that successfully exceed business goals.

In collaboration with leading national experts and thought leaders, Jeff provides strategic, market based solutions for the development, assessment and integration of emerging technologies to businesses, government, academia and the private equity community. He helps organizations navigate the complex intersection of technology, market forces, regulation and the vast array of stakeholder opinions, perception and needs.


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