Soraya Kim is Chief Innovation Officer at American Center for Mobility (ACM) has joined the ITS Blog on ITSdigest.
Prior to joining the Center, Kim was the President and CEO of Quantum Innovations, LLC, a Michigan-based consulting firm focused on providing business development support for global companies. An attorney by training, Kim was a business development professional with the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. In that capacity she has advised and supported numerous foreign-based companies in conjunction with governmental agencies and research institutes in developing and implementing commercialization and business development programs. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Kim is a graduate of the University of Toronto, and the University of Windsor/University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She has been affiliated with the international law firm of McCarthy Tetrault, Samsung Corporation, and General Motors.
Kim is currently the Vice-Chair of the Michigan Asia Pacific American Affairs Commission, a founding member of the National Asian American Association of Professionals, and the International Cooperation Advisor to the United States for Gyeonggi Province.
The American Center for Mobility is a non-profit testing, education and product development facility for future mobility, designed to enable safe validation and self-certification of connected and automated vehicle technology, and to accelerate the development of voluntary standards. ACM is one of 10 USDOT designated Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds in the US. ACM is part of PlanetM, a collaborative that represents Michigan's unique and vast ecosystem, connecting resources and opportunities for its consortium of members. Made up of private industry, government and institutions of higher learning, partners in PlanetM share the common goal of leading the development of smart solutions that will change the way people and goods are transported across all modes of transportation.