Director of Transportation


The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is a private non-profit organization creating an inclusive green economy by unlocking innovation (through working with startups to accelerate the commercialization of clean technologies), transforming markets (through partnerships in transportation, energy and sustainable cities) and enhancing communities (through workforce development, pilots and other programs). Founded as an economic development initiative by the City of Los Angeles and its Department of Water & Power (LADWP), LACI is recognized as one of the most innovative business incubators in the world by UBI. In the past six years, LACI has helped 73 portfolio companies raise $184M in funding, $220M in revenue, create 1,700 jobs, and deliver more than $379M in long term economic value. Learn more at


Position Summary: The Director of Transportation’s responsibility is to build and expand LACI’s zero emission transportation related activities, and advance LACI’s Transportation Electrification Partnership (TEP).

The Transportation Electrification Partnership is an unprecedented regional public-private collaboration to accelerate deep reductions in climate and air pollution by the time of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games by pursuing bold targets, pilots, initiatives, and policies that are equity-driven, create quality jobs, and grow the economy. The Director of Transportation plays a critical role in managing TEP and ensuring steady progress towards the ambitious goals the partnership established in the  Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0.

The Director of Transportation also serves as LACI’s internal subject matter expert on the transportation sector and will serve as a conduit to facilitate meaningful pilot and customer engagements between promising startups and TEP partners, as appropriate. The Director of Transportation must stay current on market trends and educate LACI and the broader ecosystem on relevant policy, regulatory, technology, and industry trends via internal briefings, white papers, thought leadership events, etc. This position requires significant relationship development and management as well as familiarity with the zero emission transportation sector and policies. 


$85000 - $105000


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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2022-05-16 15:03:13 -0400