Rick Azer

Chair, Cleantech San Diego

As Chair of Cleantech San Diego, Rick Azer supports the organization’s members and leadership on a mission to position the greater San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech and smart cities economy. Rick brings a global engineering and construction perspective from his work at Black & Veatch, where he is a founder in their Growth Accelerator – a team that champions cultural innovation and technological disruption. Rick has led many of Black & Veatch’s advanced transportation initiatives,  including nationwide networks of high power EV Charging stations, hyperloop feasibility studies, autonomous vehicle and smart city mobility infrastructure projects.

Wednesday, April 17
11:00 am - 12:15 pm • Transportation Evolved: Connected, Autonomous Inclusive and Sustainablestage
In this facilitated dialogue, practitioners and researchers will share current practices designed to achieve inclusive, equitable and sustainable transportation programs such as congestion analyses and mitigation resulting from shared vehicles, connections with public transit and first mile-last mile connectivity.