Ruth Cox

CEO | ProspectSV

Ruth Cox is the CEO of Prospect Silicon Valley, the industry’s premier cleantech innovation hub providing commercialization services to start-up companies in the mobility, built environment, and energy sectors. She is also leading the team’s efforts in a variety of public and private sector projects including the Advanced Transit Bus vehicle-to-grid projects (with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority), the VTA/MTC Autonomous Vehicle Shuttle at the Palo Alto Veteran’s Hospital, the City of San Jose’s Autonomous Vehicle Pilot, the IN2 Urban Mobility project, and the Whole Foods Zero Net Energy retrofit project. Prior to ProspectSV, she was appointed by the Obama Administration to serve as the Senior Sustainability Officer (SSO) for the US General Services Administration (GSA) and the Regional Administrator for GSA’s Pacific Rim Region. During this time, she oversaw a $1B program for energy efficiency upgrades in existing office buildings and new construction.