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Joseph Kopser


Joseph Kopser is the cofounder of Grayline. At Grayline, Joseph works to bring together experts, data, and solutions to help companies and public institutions manage disruptive change. Before joining Grayline, he was the Global President of moovel Group GmbH, a subsidiary of Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz. Joseph is the coauthor of Catalyst: Leadership and Strategy in a Changing World.

Prior to his role at moovel, Kopser co-founded and served as CEO of RideScout, a Texas-based technology company that enabled seamless multimodal experiences and connected transit commerce to app users worldwide. In 2015, RideScout acquired GlobeSherpa, a market leader in mobile ticketing for public transit.

Prior to leading RideScout, Joseph served in the U.S. Army for 20 years earning the Combat Action Badge, Army Ranger Tab and Bronze Star. Joseph is a graduate of West Point with a BS in Aerospace Engineering and also received a Masters from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2002. In 2013, Joseph was recognized as a White House Champion of Change for his efforts in Energy and Transportation. In his free time, he works closely with The Bunker Austin, an organization dedicated to supporting veteran entrepreneurs. In addition, he volunteers as Chairman of NSTXL working to improve U.S. Energy Security policy. In 2017, he joined the Texas Lyceum, the Truman National Security Project, the Austin Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Association of Business. He lives in Austin with his wife and three daughters (with two of them in college).