Former Governor of Michigan


The American Jobs Project

The American Jobs Project (AJP) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, think-and-do tank that identifies pathways to create good-paying jobs in advanced energy and manufacturing through evidence-based economic development. 

AJP identifies the most promising advanced energy technologies that could be developed, given local conditions. They collaborate with local business people, policymakers, academics, and other stakeholders to capitalize on opportunities, remove barriers, fill in gaps, and implement politically feasible solutions.

The Berkeley Work and Intelligent Tools and Systems (WITS) group explores how to shape the world in the age of intelligent tools. WITS examines ways of working, earning, and learning that support the healthy development of our societies and economies, and the humans who inhabit them.

WITS is a group of interdisciplinary and international group of researchers from the fields of engineering and data science, economics, sociology, and political science. Through connections with international institutions and stakeholders, WITS supports ongoing dialogue and guide research, policy, and practice.

Work and Intelligent Tools and Systems (WITS)

Autonomous and Electric Mobility                  


Granholm is an advisor to the Autonomous World Fund. This new multi-corporate venture fund invests in the technologies required to create electric, connected, autonomous and shared mobility and all the new businesses and business models that will be enabled by the autonomous world.

Granholm also serves on the board of directors of Proterra, a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles.

Granholm works with a number of different organizations to help Democrats get elected at the state and federal level, focusing particularly on building up Democratic infrastructure across the country.

She's a Senior Advisor to Media Matters for America, a progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.  She's also Chair of the American Bridge 21st Century Foundation and a Senior Political Contributor to CNN.


As a Managing Partner of RIDGE-LANE LP, Granholm leads the firm’s Sustainability practice, advising triple bottom line companies to achieve sustainability and clean energy goals. 

RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners