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Rahul Kumar

Senior Vice President
Paris, France
With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, Rahul Kumar has served in positions on all sides of the table. As Director of Planning for Foothill Transit in Los Angeles, California, Mr. Kumar designed and implemented the Agency’s first Bus Rapid Transit service. While working with a small Southern Californian transit consulting firm, Mr. Kumar served as project manager for over 15 transit projects including designing transit center access, developing new operating and capital funding solutions, and innovative service delivery models. Over the past five years, Mr. Kumar has served as the Vice President of Business Development for Transdev Services. In this role, he has overseen the renewal of over $2 billion in revenue as well as assisted the company in growing business and developing its new products. In 2015, Mr. Kumar has transitioned to a new role creating and leading a new startup studio and innovation lab out of Transdev’s Paris headquarters. Transdev has seen the need to innovate and present our clients with new, sustainable product lines. In this stead, Mr. Kumar’s team in France has been focused on developing new innovative products including the first ever commercial driverless public transportation fleet in France, a big data platform designed to accelerate Mobility 2.0 solutions, and many other disruptive innovations.