Founder and Chairman of the Board at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
Bibop G. Gresta, Co-founder and Chairman of HTT, is a leader in finance, transportation, media and startups. He is a world-renowned speaker, featured at the World Economic Forum, United Nations and Ted Talks, among others, focused on transportation and human mobility. He is also a respected activist in Transhumanism and Ethical Entrepreneurship. At age 15, Gresta was Software Development Director at Alpha Center Int., creating a super-learning system successfully implemented in several countries. At 20 years of age he was host, editor and producer of the hit Italian national television shows MTV, Tmc2, among others. He founded Bibop S.p.a, a digital content firm; he later sold his interest to Telecom Italia, creating one of the earliest successes of the Italian New Economy. In 2003, he co-founded the Digital Magics Group, a digital media incubator, and guided the startup of more than 70 new companies. Now, as Chairman of HTT, he coordinates a team of more than 800 professionals in over 40 countries — the first on the globe to begin development of the Hyperloop™.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. (HTT) is designing and building an end-to-end transportation system with a unique patented technology that moves people and goods at near the speed of sound safely, efficiently, and sustainably. Through an advanced business model of lean collaboration, open innovation and integrated partnership, HTT is creating and licensing technologies and has commenced construction of the world’s first Passenger HyperloopTM Capsule. HTT was founded in November of 2013 and is now a global team comprised of more than 800 engineers, creatives and technologists in 52 multi-disciplinary teams, with 40 corporate and university partners. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Barcelona, Spain. HTT has 6 international agreements with 20 system sales under negotiation. HTT has signed agreements in California, Slovakia, Abu Dhabi, the Czech Republic, France, and Indonesia. Website: http://hyperloop.global/