Brad Rutherford

VP of Sales

Local Motors

Brad Rutherford has spent more than 15 years in the transportation industry. His education in industrial engineering has helped him become a leader in AV systems development. Brad is currently a founding member of the TENNSMART consortium with his focus on autonomous and electric vehicle integration for the state of Tennessee. Brad has also been an advisor to Texas, Alabama and other states with regards to low speed autonomous vehicles. Brad's work with TENNSMART has also led him to be appointed to the core advisory team for T.V.A. with focus on high speed charging corridors in Tennessee.

Brad has been a curriculum advisor to the University of Tennessee Industrial Engineering and Business school as well as being an Advisory Board member to Pellissippi State MET program. Local Motors keeps Brad busy with over 35 AV shuttles expected to deploy this year.