Brook Taylor is the Head of City Engagement for Daimler Mobility Services. He’s responsible for collaborating with cities in the US, Central America, South America and beyond to deploy new urban mobility platforms. He has over 14 years of experience specializing in Transportation Public Policy, Government Affairs, Economic Development and Crisis Communications.
In 2019, he was hired by Daimler Mobility Services to help develop new smart cities and collaborate with communities interested in autonomous vehicles deployments, electromobility readiness, data sharing partnerships, micromobility and more. Prior to that he was responsible for State Regulatory Affairs at Mercedes-Benz R&D, helping navigate the challenges associated with the company’s aggressive plan for the future, which includes four key pillars: Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric (CASE). He was actively engaged in state policy efforts to prepare the market for electrification including advocating for more zero emission vehicle infrastructure, increasing the availability of vehicle incentives, investing in smart cities, advocating for autonomous vehicle technology and more.
Prior to joining Mercedes, he was a senior aide to Governor Jerry Brown as deputy director at the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). He has served two California Governors, previously as an advisor and Senior Policy Analyst for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
He is an industry expert on transportation policy, local government, the deployment of electric vehicles, automotive regulations, emissions regulations, economic development, and crisis communications. Taylor graduated from the University of Oregon School of Journalism.