Joseph Kopser serves as the Co-Founder and CEO of RideScout, a startup smartphone app created to increase transportation efficiency by getting people out of their cars and into other public, commercial, and private options. A West Point and Harvard Kennedy School graduate, Joseph served in the United States Army for 20 years, retiring in 2013 as a Lt. Col. His last assignment in the military was teaching Leadership and Strategy at The University of Texas at Austin. In addition to leading RideScout, Joseph is a Next Generation Project Texas Fellow at the Strauss Center at the University of Texas at Austin where he focuses on Energy Policy. He also serves on the Board of Directors at the CleanTX Foundation. Joseph's military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, the Combat Action Badge, and the Ranger Tab.