Jim Barbaresso is shaping or influencing a number of projects related to the national Autonomous Vehicle and Connected Vehicle initiative, including designing and building one of the first live test beds with the Michigan Department of Transportation.

In the past 30 years, he has worked with transportation clients, automobile manufacturers and technology companies, successfully planning, implementing and managing some of the largest, most visible Intelligent Transportation Systems and autonomous and connected vehicles programs in the United States.

Mr. Barbaresso is a member of ITS America, sits on the ITS World Congress board of directors is the past president and current member of the ITS of Michigan board of directors, board of directors member of Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan, an associate of the Transportation Research Board, and a member of the Institute of Transportation.