John Inglish sits on the board of directors of Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE). He has been a national leader in the transportation industry for more than 35 years. With an engineering background, John began his career in 1970 as a systems planning engineer for the Utah State Highway Department. In the early 70’s he began working for the Wasatch Front Regional council on the early initiatives that formed today’s UTA. In 1977 he became the director of Transit Development, later Director of Operations and then the Assistant General Manager for UTA. In August 1997, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Board of Trustees appointed John as the General Manager for the Authority and in May 2010, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, UTA has garnered national and worldwide recognition for its transportation systems. John is on the Board of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America and is a White House Champion of Change (Transportation sector).