Selika Josiah Talbott is a leading industry voice for the adoption of Transportation’s New Mobility: Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric vehicles. The Founder of Autonomous Vehicle Consulting, LLC and Solutions 4 New Mobility Education, LLC., she provides strategic advice to companies and organizations in the mobility space and educational materials for youth and adults on new mobility. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California and Co-Directs the UC Davis Institute for Transportation Studies’ Environmental Justice Fellowship.
Selika has extensively published in Forbes.com and is considered a go-to expert media source as well as a highly sought-after speaker.
Selika has had a Distinguished career in public service at the federal, state, and local levels. She served at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and State of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission and held policy positions in County Public Commissions.
As an attorney she practiced product liability defense representing franchises, taught continuing legal education and authored several papers on insurance and product liability defense.
Selika has a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, a B.A from SUNY Stony Brook with a Political Science Major, and a Minor in Socio-legal studies. She also holds Certifications in Executive Leadership from American University and Diversity Equity and Inclusion from Cornell University and Corporate Board Readiness from Santa Clara University.