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Jay Walder

MEMBER SINCE: 2020

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
President and CEO
Motivate International LLC
2014
2018
Chief Executive Officer
MTR Corporation, Ltd
2012
2014
Chairman and CEO
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2009
2011
Partner
London Office
McKinsey & Company
2007
2009
Managing Director
Finance and Planning
Transport for London
2001
2007
Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard University
1995
2001
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1993
1995
Chief of Staff
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1991
1993
Director
Capital Program Management
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1986
1991
Deputy Director
Capital Program
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1985
1986
Assistant Director
Capital Program
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1984
1985
Manager
Capital Program
NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1983
1984
Economic Assistant
Office of Management and Budget
Executive Office of the President
1981
1981
Economic Assistant
Council on Wage and Price Stability
Executive Office of the President
1980
1981
Chief Executive Officer
Virgin Hyperloop One
2018
Primary Policy Areas

Budget, Government Operations/Innovation, Infrastructure, Small Business, Technology, Transportation, Urban Affairs

Primary Sector of Expertise

Local

Primary Functions

Academic Faculty, Budgeting and Finance, Board Governance, Communications and Marketing, Change Management, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning, Working Capital Funds

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Make Government AI Ready

Public Administration, Technology, and the Future with Jay Walder

Season: 1 Episode:30 | November 16, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome Jay Walder, CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One and new Academy Fellow, to discuss his leadership of the public transit systems of Hong Kong, New York City, and London, the potential effects of the Virgin Hyperloop on transportation, logistics, and life in general, and the role of AI in public transportation and public administration.

With Jay Walder, CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One and Academy Fellow

Topics Include:

  • The differences in administering the transit systems of London, New York City, and Hong Kong
  • "Making every dollar count" in New York during the Great Recession
  • Applying lessons learned in London to New York City including "the subway countdown clock"
  • Hong Kong Metro's 99.99% on-time rate and how the MTR turns a profit
  • The importance of collaboration between state and national governments when building systems for the future
  • The outlook on the Virgin Hyperloop and its potential effects on transportation, logistics, and life in general
  • Developing with governments within the U.S. and around the world
  • Recommendations for future public administrators on technological preparation

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