Sophie Shulman Leads New CDOT Office of Innovative Mobility

15-Jun-2019 to 18-Jun-2019

CDOT has created a new Office of Innovative Mobility which w ill elevate the role of the existing Division of Transit and Rail, integrating its functions with other means of expanding mobility options, including ridesharing, electrification, and emerging technologies. This new office, which reports directly to the Executive Director, also serves as the lead within CDOT for the Governor's transportation electrification workgroup, which CDOT co-chairs. It replaces and absorbs some of the initiatives launched under the former RoadX Program. 

Sophie Shulman is serving as the new Chief of Innovative Mobility after recently leading partnerships and business development at Electrify America, an electric vehicle charging company. She has extensive experience in innovative transportation technologies, including at the USDOT, where she served as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology and worked extensively on the $40 million Smart City Challenge grant. Shulman also served at the White House, including as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Domestic Policy Council, and at the U.S. Department of Energy.