Jason JonMichael is a transportation technology expert with more than 25 years in Transportation Technology with specialized experience in connected, automated, and electric vehicle research, deployment and program development.
Before joining the City of Austin, JonMichael led public private partnerships that focused on emerging technology program development, management and deployment in transportation, a key challenge for transportation agencies to unlock and learn the value of connected and autonomous vehicles.
JonMichael will lead a cross-functional team of mobility, technology, policy, data, and user experience specialists to deliver outcomes that improve mobility, safety, equity, and access to Austin residents. He will also manage public-private-partnerships and the evolution of the Parking Enterprise division in its future role of transportation.
Over the last 25 years, he has performed and managed systems integration services on projects spanning from traditional advanced traffic management systems to state-of-the-art, emerging smart mobility solutions involving connected, autonomous, shared, and electric technologies.
JonMichael regularly provides insights and advice to industry-related non-profit boards, councils, committees and other organizations. For the past 10 years, JonMichael has been an executive board member and past Chair of the OmniAir® Consortium, helping guide the creation of OmniAir’s certification services. OmniAir® is regarded by industry as the WiFi® Alliance of Connected Vehicle.