Henry GreenridgeGovernment and Community Relations at Cruise Automation
Henry L. Greenidge is an experienced attorney and policy advisor who has focused on urban policy related to broadband, transportation, and energy. Currently, he serves as Regional Public Affairs Manager for Cruise
Automation, a General Motors subsidiary focused on autonomous vehicles technology. At Cruise, Henry leads state and local government affairs in addition to public engagement on the East Coast.
Previously, Henry served as Assistant Director of External Affairs in the New York City Mayor’s Office where he managed a team focused on press, communications, and legislative affairs for the City’s $20 billion-dollar OneNYC program. Prior to working for the City of New York, Henry held legal, policy, budget, and government
affairs roles in the Obama Administration. He began his career in government at the Federal Communications Commission serving as a Law Clerk in the Office of Commissioner Meredith Atwell Baker where he focused on wireless broadband infrastructure. He then served as a Policy Advisor to Secretary Ray LaHood and Secretary Anthony Foxx at the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) where he helped launch and administer the innovative $5.6 billion TIGER Discretionary grant program. Henry then served in the Executive Office of the President at the White House Office of Management and Budget as a Program Examiner managing the transportation chapters of the President’s Annual Budget Request and overseeing the budgets of the 11 operating agencies which encompass the U.S. DOT.
In 2014, Henry returned to Brooklyn, New York—his hometown and joined the de Blasio Mayoral Administration as the Director of Special Projects and Strategic Initiatives at the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT). At NYC DOT, Henry concentrated on mayoral priorities such as Vision Zero and Select Bus Service. Many of his efforts were focused in underserved neighborhoods in Brooklyn.