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Jay Walder is the CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One, an Americian based transportation company. Walder has a long history of working in and with governments on real, live transit projects that actually move people around. Previously he’s been the CEO of Motivate, a bike sharing company, and of the Hong Kong transit company MTR Corporation (MTRC)
Before joining MTRC, Walder was the chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in the New York metropolitan area, the largest transit agency in the United States.
Prior to his service at the MTA, Walder was the managing director for finance and planning at Transport for London until 2007, and is credited with the introduction of the Oyster card and with drafting London’s successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics.