Economic Club Luncheon - Rich Granger, DriveOhioName: Economic Club Luncheon - Rich Granger, DriveOhioDate: June 17, 2019Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM EDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:
Rich Granger is Managing Director, Workforce Development at DriveOhio, the state’s one-stop shop to develop, test and deploy advanced mobility solutions across Ohio. DriveOhio’s programs focus on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles to deliver benefits and solutions across four strategic “pillars”: Safety, Mobility, Reliability, and Workforce. In his role as Managing Director, Workforce Development, Rich works with partners and stakeholders across government, industry, education and communities to manage a portfolio of programs that will prepare Ohio’s workforce for the future of smart mobility.
Rich has spent his career at the intersection of technology, innovation and workforce development. Prior to joining the team at DriveOhio, Rich taught Mechanical Engineering capstone courses at The Ohio State University. He also previously worked at Battelle in a variety of roles, including personnel management and coaching, strategy and innovation, business development and program management.
Rich earned his MBA, MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering, all from The Ohio State University. He lives in the Columbus area with his wife and their young daughter, who wants to own a self-driving car when she grows up.