Timothy Papandreou - Imagine Festival

Timothy Papandreou serves as Chief Innovation Officer and Director, Office of Innovation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. The Office supports the city’s economic competitiveness through emerging transportation policy and innovative technology partnerships to enhance the customer experience and optimize the public rights-of-way.

With over 15 years’ experience, Timothy is a key thought leader on public transit and shared mobility, complete street pilots, and integrating connected and autonomous vehicles into city transportation networks. His previous positions include head of Strategy and Policy for SFMTA, policy manager at LA Metro, local and state government, start-ups and consultancy firms. He holds degrees from R.M.I.T. and U.C. Los Angeles where his master’s thesis on car sharing and data visualization won several awards. He walks the talk and has been car-ownership free in Los Angeles and San Francisco.