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Join us for a live video Q&A to discuss the future of the ride-hailing industry after Covid-19 with executives and founders from Asia, U.K. & Europe, and the U.S. We'll discuss how the industry will look 6/12/18+ months from now, how companies are managing the cataclysmic drop in ride and revenue, the impact on millions of drivers, and the metropolitan transportation trends that will re-emerge after the crisis peaks.
About the Speakers:
- Ming Maa is the President of Grab, where he manages the company's corporate development activities across southeast Asia. Grab has raised more than $10 billion in financing, counts Uber as a major shareholder, and has been privately valued at around $15 billion. Maa has over 12 years of experience in private equity investing across the US and Asia with a focus on financing activities, due diligence and business development.
- Daniel Ramot is the Co-founder & CEO of Via, an on-demand transit service that last week announced $200 million in new financing, privately valuing the company at $2.25 billion. Prior to Via, Daniel built supercomputers designed to discover new pharmaceutical drugs at D. E. Shaw Research. He has a PhD in neuroscience from Stanford University and is a graduate of the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Talpiot program.
- Markus Villig is the CEO of Bolt (formerly Taxify), which provides ride-hailing services across Europe and Africa and counts Didi Chuxing of China as a major shareholder. Villig, based in Estonia, was just 19 years old when he co-founded Taxify with his brother Martin, who had worked at Skype.
- Will Coleman, CEO of Dallas-based Alto, is on a mission to redefine ride-hailing. He has over 10 years of experience in the consumer travel and transportation space and led McKinsey’s Air and Travel practice in North America.
- Harry Campbell is the Founder & CEO of The Rideshare Guy, a blog, YouTube channel and Podcast dedicated to empowering drivers and helping them earn more money by working smarter, not harder. Harry reaches hundreds of thousands of drivers per month and over 80,000 e-mail subscribers.
- Amir Efrati helped launch The Information in 2013. His reporting on Uber's corporate practices and on the dangers and limits of self-driving vehicle development won consecutive Best in Business awards from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) in 2017, 2018, and 2019, respectively. Before The Information, he spent nine years at the Wall Street Journal.