Allie Kelly is Executive Director at The Ray, which has developed an 18-mile stretch of interstate in Georgia, where they’re using renewable materials; building clean energy for clean transport; testing road connectivity, improved lighting and signage; and collecting traffic, weather, and collision data to make the roads of the future. Working with Georgia DOT and FHWA, Allie has guided more than a dozen projects from concept to construction on The Ray Highway. The nonprofit organization is now working with more than 51 agencies in 29 states, scaling innovations from the I-85 testbed across the country. Following in the legacy of Ray Anderson, The Ray believes that the technologies exist today to achieve net-zero in transportation and energy: Zero Deaths, Zero Carbon and Zero Waste. Previously, Allie held senior roles at the Georgia Conservancy, and as Founder and Executive Director at Georgia Watch. Allie is a board member for Business Executives for National Security (BENS), the Tire Recycling Foundation, and is past chair of the ASPIRE Center Executive Advisory Board. She serves on the i3 Steering Committee, the AASHTO Committee on Environment and Sustainability, the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Energy and Climate Council, and ATL Cleantech Council, and the Atlanta Beltline Digital Inclusion & Smart Cities Steering Committee.