Alisyn Malek is a change maker in the mobility and automotive sectors. With over 12 years of experience leading organizations, driving investments and developing products, Alisyn has played an active role in tackling complex challenges head on and offering effective solutions.
Currently, Alisyn is the Executive Director for the Commission on the Future of Mobility, which aims to reshape transportation policy globally across environmental, safety and economic opportunity considerations to achieve stronger outcomes. Additionally, she is the founder and CEO of Middle Third, a boutique mobility consultancy helping clients to unlock the potential of technology and transportation.
Prior to this role, her unparalleled understanding of how automotive and innovative technologies work together inspired her to co-found May Mobility, building an autonomous vehicle transportation solution that would solve urban transportation challenges ahead of the competition. As COO, she grew the company from laboratory concept to operations in three states and a strong pipeline for growth in less than three years creating the finance, marketing, sales, customer support and field operations teams. Alisyn started her career as an engineer working on electric vehicle charging technology at General Motors before moving to their corporate venture arm, leading investments across electrification, connected vehicles, mobility and autonomy. During that time, one of the most notable investments Alisyn led was the acquisition of Cruise Automation, to further accelerate GM’s development of autonomous vehicle technology.
Alisyn was recognized as an Automotive News All Star in 2019, a top ten female innovator to watch by Smithsonian in 2018 and named a top automotive professional under 35 to watch by LinkedIn for her work in cutting-edge product development and corporate venture.