The Alliance Young Professionals (YP) Group is excited to announce that Alliance will be hosting Joseph Kopser on May 4th. He will be speaking on leadership and his experiences as a part of the YP Group’s “Leadership and Culture” Series.
Joseph Kopser is a graduate of West Point and Harvard Business School (MBA). He served in the US Army for 20 years, receiving a Combat Action Badge, Army Ranger Tab, and Bronze Star. Mr. Kopser founded and served as CEO of transportation technology firm, RideScout introducing an aggregate mobile application that shows all possible modes from your location (ridesharing, Car2Go, your personal car, transit, etc.). RideScout acquired GlobeSherpa in 2015. Moovel (owned by Mercedes-Benz) then bought RideScout in August 2016 and is preparing to launch its new app, RideTap. Since the end of his tenure as president at Moovel, Joseph started Grayline Group with his business partner Bret Boyd. Mr. Kopser is also considering running for Congress in 2018; is heavily involved in projects benefiting veterans, serves as a committee member for the Austin Public Transportation Advisory Committee, and was recognized as a White House Champion of Change for his efforts in Energy and Transportation in 2013.
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“Alliance’s Young Professional Group is an interdisciplinary organization within our company that extends Alliance’s culture and values throughout our workplace, our profession, and our community. The YP group provides a forum for learning and developing leadership, technical, and business skills that encourages hard work, fosters ingenuity, and promotes collaboration. This initiative is accessible to all but caters to technical staff with less than ten years’ experience.”