Advisory Board

Executive Team

Sebastien Gendron

Sebastien Gendron

Co-Founder and CEO

Sebastien founded TransPod in 2015 and brings more than 13 years of experience leading engineers at global transportation manufacturers, including Bombardier, Safran S.A., and Airbus Group. He holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from ISAE-SUPAERO and Aix Marseille University in France.

Co-Founder and CTO

Ryan Janzen is an inventor and entrepreneur. Featured on the Discovery Channel, Wired magazine, and Through the Wormhole, Janzen's innovations have been featured in 110+ international lectures, media interviews, and scientific publications. Janzen has created several "world's firsts" including veillance flux and aircraft PLC, leading to advances in aerospace electronics, acoustics, and vehicle propulsion.

Ryan Janzen

Ryan Janzen

Dianna Lai Read

Dianna Lai Read

Director of Communications

Dianna has worked with tech industry leaders and challenger brands for the past 10 years to improve corporate reputation and accelerate business growth through strategic integrated communications. She specializes in corporate positioning, messaging, strategy, and execution for thought-leadership and demand-generation campaigns.

Director of Supply Chain and Procurement

Thierry has more than 10 years of international supply chain experience working across Europe, Africa, and Asia with global organizations, including Caterpillar. He holds masters degrees in engineering and business management from Centrale Lyon and EM Lyon in France. Thierry runs marathons and plays the pipe organ and piano.

Thierry Boitier

Thierry Boitier

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