Thursday, March 4, 2021 Session

12:00pm EST

Incentivizing Through Insurance

The Role of Insurance in Encouraging the Purchase of Safely-driven Cars and Enabling the Deployment of Driverless Cars

Moderator: Dick Mudge, President, Compass Transportation and Technology


Dr. Mudge is President and founder of Compass Transportation and Technology Inc. This firm specializes in the economics, finance, and policy of transportation, with an emphasis on autonomous vehicles and shared mobility. Dr, Mudge holds a Ph.D. in Regional Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Columbia College.

Dr. Mudge is a nationally recognized expert in the economics and finance of all modes of transportation. He has held a series of management positions as a transportation consultant. These include co-founder, President, and Chairman of the Board for Apogee Research. He also directed the transportation policy group for the Congressional Budget Office and worked in applied research at the RAND Corporation.

Dr. Mudge currently serves on TRB’s Congestion Pricing Committee, is part of the organizing panel for the ITS World Congress meetings in Montreal, Los Angeles, sites in Europe and Asia. He organizes one of the workshops for TRB’s annual Symposium on Automated Vehicles. He is a frequent speaker at conferences (TRB, AASHTO, ITS America, etc.) and has served as an expert witness in federal court and before Congressional Committees.

Panelist: Jacques Amselem, Head of IoT, Allianz Technology

Panelist: Alain Kornhauser, Professor, Princeton University

Panelist: Jerome Lutin, Principal Investigator, Washington State Transit Insurance Pool

Panelist: Michael Scrudato, SVP & Strategic Innovation Leader, Munich Re America

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