Speaker Bio

Reuben Sarkar

Reuben Sarkar serves as the President and CEO for the American Center for Mobility (ACM) where he oversees ACM’s 500-acre Global Development Center focused on advancing safe, sustainable, and secure mobility technologies. He has more than two decades of experience in sustainable mobility & energy in corporate, government, and entrepreneurial roles.

Formerly, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation for the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), where he oversaw the sustainable transportation sector through their Vehicle, Fuel Cell, and Bioenergy Technologies Offices.

He has held leadership and advisory roles in a number of startups including Forge Nano, Proterra, and Scalvy. and is an Operator Advisor to Assembly Ventures. Prior to that, Reuben spent more than a decade at General Motors.

He holds both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering, as well as an MBA with high distinction, all from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.