Dr. Riggs offers consulting, strategy and litigation support for technology, transportation, economic, housing, and land use companies and projects under the umbrella of Sustinere Consulting. His numerous publications have included a focus on smart cities, new mobility and autonomous driving technology, economic and community development, urban design, and new ways of the thinking about transportation demand management. In addition to project-related work, he is available as a speaker in a corporate or academic setting, and as an expert witness.

Dr. Riggs has experience conducting seminars on leadership, sustainability, resiliency and future thinking. A sample of recent work includes:

Consulting & Strategy

  • INTN.CITY: Municipal Blockchain Applications, Founder
  • Atmos Financial: Senior Advisor and Strategist
  • Heex Technologies: Senior Advisor and Strategist
  • American Battery Technology Company: Marketing Lead, Growth and Strategy
  • Rikswaterstaat (Netherlands): Senior Advisor
  • BMW Global, New Mobility Strategy Advisor
  • California Coastal Conservancy: Low Cost Accommodations Mapping & Strategy
  • Oppsites: Marketing, growth & strategy
  • Bzzt Stockholm: Operations, marketing, growth strategy
  • Micromech: Advisor
  • Elistik: Board member
  • ReStreet: Founder

Litigation Support

  • Malden Transportation, Inc. et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc. (Expert report, deposition & court testimony on behalf of Uber.)
  • Additional confidential legal clients

Keynotes and Speaking Events


Billy has has also worked as a recording artist and music producer, having worked on award-winning projects with Frances England, Gabriel Riggs and Carlos Villarreal. His music is available through numerous online distributors and via direct download from

Example Talks

Dr. William Riggs: Resiliency & Scale from William Riggs on Vimeo.