Bryan Mistele

Board of Directors, Discovery Institute

Bryan Mistele is the co-founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of INRIX, a leading provider of connected car services and transportation analytics. INRIX is at the forefront of connecting cars to smarter cities in more than 88 countries around the world.  Bryan started INRIX in 2004, having had more than 15 years experience building high-technology businesses and transforming industries through the power of information technology

As a leader on technology and transportation issues, Bryan is a popular speaker on the future of transportation.  Bryan has served as a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s National Transportation Policy Project, as a member of the United States Department of Transportation’s ITS Advisory Committee, and as a board member of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.  Bryan is co-founder of ACES Northwest – a group committed to the adoption of Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared vehicles.

Prior to INRIX, Mistele was an executive at Microsoft.  Bryan holds a B.S. in computer engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

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Is Automated & Shared Vehicle Technology a Benefit to Humanity?

Jay Richards interviews Bryan Mistele at COSM 2019
Jay Richards interviews Bryan Mistele, Co-founder, President and CEO of INRIX, about the future of autonomous, connected, electric, shared (ACES) vehicle transportation systems. Mistele sees the implementation of ACES vehicles being a huge benefit to humanity as they will be much more convenient and cost effective, safer, and will lead to more effective land use by being able to do Read More ›

Raising Taxes on Ride Sharing Harms the Public

Call it a head tax on wheels. The recently announced plan to triple the Seattle city taxes on all ride-share trips — to 75 cents from 24 cents, which would create the highest flat ride-share tax in the U.S. — is out of the same playbook that brought us the 2017-18 tax on jobs. It would hurt working people and Read More ›

Transportation Technology Can Deliver Us From Viaduct-Closure Gridlock

Seattle is facing a dire transportation crisis with the Jan. 11 closing of the viaduct, politely dubbed the “Period of Maximum Constraint” (POMC). While commuters, employers and school officials are busy making contingency plans, why not take advantage of this moment to tackle some of our traffic congestion problems with creative solutions that might not be possible in normal times.

The Future of Automotive Transportation

A Presentation by Bryan Mistele
Personal mobility is changing before our eyes. In addition to public transportation, services like Uber, Lyft, BMW’s ReachNow, and other rideshares are providing a variety of new options for commuters. As shared, electric, and autonomous vehicles continue to gain market share, what does this all mean for Seattle? Will it usher in a golden age of transportation, or result in Read More ›