.GLOBAL TELEMATICS

Affiliated Professionals

A group of skilled professionals are available to work with the firm as needed to assist clients across our several capabilities.  These professionals' skill and experience cover research design and management, program evaluation, market research, survey design, quantitative analysis, computer modeling, literature retrieval, report writing, training delivery, process facilitation, Internet access, on-line service design, and many specific telematic applications.

Dick Nelson

Dick Nelson is president of and senior research analyst for Integrated Transport Research (ITR), a Washington State non-profit corporation organized to advance new concepts in transportation planning and transportation investment decision making. Under his direction, ITR pioneered the concept of least-cost transportation planning for metropolitan regions.

Dick was principal investigator for a study of cost-effective regional transportation solutions in the Puget Sound region sponsored by the Energy Foundation. He also collaborated with John Niles on the Beyond Telecommuting study for the U.S. Department of Energy and University of California at Berkeley. While serving in the Washington State legislature, Dick cosponsored Washington State's growth management act and legislation improving state and regional transportation planning.

ITR and Global Telematics are presently working jointly on a research and education program that explains how the popular land use strategy of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is likely to interact with the established momentum of consumer preference, and the facility location response of the retail and consumer services industries. In March 1999, Dick was appointed Senior Fellow for Urban Growth and Transportation at Center for the New West, and appointed Co-Director of the Forums on Growth Management and Mobility, beginning June 1999 in Colorado Springs with sponsorship from El Pomar Foundation.

Dick Nelson received a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Washington and a Doctor of Science in Materials Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

His email address is dicknels@msn.com.

Tom Lehman

Tom Lehman is described at http://www.lehmanconsulting.com. His consulting practice specializes in the development of online services strategies and business plans, and on the corresponding needs for market analysis and research, product definition and development, and effective marketing programs to bring users to this new environment. He has written several articles on the deployment of Internet-based services, including "Doing Business on the Internet" published in New Telecom Quarterly. He has also prepared reports such as "Manufacturing: An Emerging Tele-Structured Industry," part of the study, Beyond Telecommuting, for the U.S. Department of Energy.

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