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Thursday, March 18, 2021 Session

12:00pm EST

Human-centered Design of Safe and Affordable Driverless Cars

What makes safely-driven and driverless vehicles better for those who will be riding in them?

Moderator: Henry Greenidge, Fellow-in-Residence, NYU McSilver Institute


Henry L. Greenidge is an attorney and transportation professional with over ten years of experience in policy advising and legal advocacy. His areas of expertise spans infrastructure issues such as broadband, energy, sustainability, and mobility—including autonomous transportation. Henry is currently a Fellow-In-Residence at the NYU McSilver Institute of Poverty Policy & Research where he focuses on the intersection between race, poverty, transportation, and urban technology. Henry is the Founder of OurMobileFuture, which focuses on fostering equity-driven solutions in mobility. Previously, Henry worked in the Obama Administration where he held policy advising roles at the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the White House Office of Management and Budget. Henry formerly led regional public affairs for Cruise, a GM majority-owned company focused on autonomous vehicle technology. Henry holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Arts from the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University where he graduated with honors.

Panelist: Don Norman, Director, Design Lab, UCSD, (Invited)

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