Susan Shaheen at the Haas Mobility Session
Several ITS Berkeley affiliates participated in the Berkeley Haas Mobility Summit Cutting through the hype of today's mobility industry on Friday, November 19, 2021.
The Berkeley Haas Mobility Summit is UC Berkeley’s conference dedicated to bringing together current and future mobility leaders. This year’s summit centered on the theme of “cutting through the hype” of today’s private and venture-backed mobility industry, including panels on the future of ridehailing, vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles, and urban air mobility. The 2021 summit theme recognizes the need for more dialogue around how mobility companies must navigate issues of sustainability and equity, in addition to the challenges of adoption and commercialization of these technologies. Presented by the Transportation and Mobility Club at the UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
Bert Kaufman, Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs at Zoox, gave the Keynote Address.
Susan Shaheen, Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director and Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor at UC Berkeley, moderated the Where will ridehail go next? panel with Nichole Jordan, SVP Global Partner Success at Via, and Nick Silver, Head of Marketing at Uber.
Scott Moura, Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor at UC Berkeley, moderated the Electric vehicles are here, but how quickly can they scale? panel with Matt Hochman, Business Design at D-Ford, Shana Patadia, Director of Business Development at ChargePoint, and Andrew Cornelia, Head of Corporate Strategy at Volta Charging.
Benjamin McKeever, AV Program Manager at UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) Program, moderated the Can autonomous trucking solve our supply chain woes? panel with JP Preyer, Strategy & Business Operations at Embark Trucks, Matt Grayhack, Strategy & Business Development at Embark Trucks, and Mo Poorsartep, Director of Product at Tusimple.
Molly Turner, Lecturer at UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business moderated the Can urban air mobility finally save us from traffic? Panel with recent ITS Berkeley alum Pavan Yedavalli, Product Intelligence at Wisk, Jeff Sharp, Government Operations at Joby Aviation, and Nicholas Matcheck, Partnerships at Hyundai Urban Air Mobility.