Rides, Drives and Hyperloops: The New Transportation
Tuesday, March 15
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
500 E 4th St
In virtually every industry; there’s a huge movement toward access to goods vs. ownership of them, & transportation could prove the most revolutionary. On average, many of us pay tens of thousands of dollars to own a car that we utilize less than 2 hours a day. By 2020 70% of the US population will be living in cities. With “rides” & now “drives” becoming more accessible, & affordable, owned transportation is headed towards major decline—so what happens next? Silvercar CEO, & former Zipcar CTO, Luke Schneider, shares the technological developments, use cases & trends driving major change in transportation. And how letting go of car payments doesn’t necessarily mean letting go of the wheel.
Luke Schneider is a visionary business leader with 20+ years of experience driving innovation at the intersection of transportation & technology. In his current role of Silvercar CEO, Luke & team h...Show the rest
Luke Schneider is a visionary business leader with 20+ years of experience driving innovation at the intersection of transportation & technology. In his current role of Silvercar CEO, Luke & team have revolutionized the car rental experience by eliminating the frustrations & points of friction that have plagued the industry for decades. Prior to Silvercar, Luke served as CTO of Zipcar, Inc., the world's largest car-sharing company. While at Zipcar from 2006-2010, Schneider conceived & drove development of new products, including the award-winning Zipcar iPhone app. Luke came to Zipcar by way of Flexcar, the first U.S. car-sharing company (acquired by Zipcar in 2005), where he held roles of CTO & VP of Strategy. He started his career in 1992 at Ford Motor Company. Luke, along with his business ventures have been featured and/or recognized by countless media outlets including USA Today, CNN, The Huffington Post, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Venture Beat, The NY Times & more.Hide the rest