MoceanLab is not just a mobility laboratory in Los Angeles
We are a mobility laboratory for
A Lab for Los Angeles. Solutions for the World.
MoceanLab is dedicated to harnessing transportation innovation to improve lives and expand opportunity in Los Angeles, a city notorious for mobility challenges.
Our mission is to explore, curate and improve a range of mobility advances for LA and its residents. Once successful here, these innovations can be shared with the rest of the nation and the globe.
Powered by a Worldwide Transportation Leader
MoceanLab is part of the Hyundai Motor Group and empowered by the tremendous global resources, technology and expertise of our parent company.
Envisioning Better Ways to Travel
MoceanLab’s innovations are designed to meaningfully improve mobility by:
Improving Access for All
MoceanLab believes everyone deserves access to safe, reliable transportation, regardless of income, background or zip code.
L.A.’s notorious traffic hurts our environment, our economy and our quality of life. We pledge to fight it.
Protecting the Environment
We will combat climate change and improve community health by minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, embracing clean energy and adopting green innovations.
Our initiatives are designed to meaningfully reduce accidents and injuries for drivers, passengers and pedestrians on our streets and freeways.
The MoceanLab Team
MoceanLab is proud of our experienced, diverse and dedicated team.
Seong provides strategic direction for MoceanLab’s innovative mobility business ventures. Prior to joining MoceanLab, he spent over two decades at Hyundai Motor Group earning extensive experience in hydrogen/electric vehicles, mobility services, and new business development. Seong also leads the Global One Mobility Team at Hyundai Motor Group.
Head of Customer Experience
Kevin oversees our customer care, including the operations of the call center and direct customer communication. Kevin has prior experience in customer service with Tokidoki, Carbon38, and SeatBoost. In his free time, Kevin enjoys coaching basketball and customizing clothing. His favorite local destinations include L.A. Live and Little Tokyo, and his go-to restaurants are Madre and B Sweet Dessert Bar, because who can resist a tasty bread pudding.
Head of Business Operations
Lynette is responsible for business and financial operations in Los Angeles. She previously worked as an Operations Manager at Edmunds.com and a Settlements Associate at EPS Settlements Group. In her spare time, Lynette loves to bake and spend time with family. She can often be found at farmers markets around Los Angeles or Kenneth Hahn Park, and she enjoys taco trucks and neighborhood restaurants such as Simply Wholesome and Sachi’s Japanese.
Chief Operating Officer
Dave guides MoceanLab’s strategic planning, communications, and operations in Los Angeles. Before joining the team, Dave spent 15 years at Toyota in a variety of marketing, planning, and business model innovation leadership roles. Dave enjoys being active outdoors, going to the movies with his family, watching his son play volleyball, and playing board games with his daughter. Some of his favorite eateries include Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles, Feast from the East, Apple Pan, and Toscana.
Head of Fleet Operations
David leads operations and management of the Mocean Carshare fleet throughout Los Angeles. Before joining MoceanLab, David worked in operations at Zipcar in L.A. and Austin, Texas. He brings a passion for sustainable transportation and mobility to the team and strives to make the world a better place. David loves going on adventures with his dog, Saint, and can often be found backpacking in the mountains, lounging on remote beaches, or enjoying a bite to eat at local restaurants like SunCafe in Studio City.