Dr. Mudge is President and founder of Compass Transportation and Technology Inc. This firm specializes in the economics, finance, and policy of transportation, with a current emphasis on
autonomous vehicles and shared mobility. He holds a Ph.D. in Regional Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mudge is a nationally recognized expert in the economics
and finance of all modes of transportation. He has held a series of management positions as a transportation consultant. These include co-founder, President, and Chairman of the Board for Apogee Research. He also directed the transportation policy group for the Congressional Budget Office and worked in applied research at the RAND Corporation.