Levi Tillemann is currently a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. He was previously an advisor to the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (EPSA) where he chaired the department’s Autonomous and Connected-vehicles Energy (ACE) Working Group. Prior to that, Tillemann served as the CEO of IRIS Engines—a company he founded with his inventor father to develop a smaller, more efficient and more powerful combustion engine. Tillemann also assisted Daniel Yergin in writing and researching his New York Times bestsellers The Quest and a new edition of The Prize. He has a PhD from John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and speaks Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese.