Attention mobility enthusiasts! It’s been 3 long years since our last personal mobility event, but the day has finally arrived. Welcome to Day One of TC Sessions: Mobility 2022! Get ready for two days of programs to take a deeper dive into the future of transportation and meet the people who shape it.
Mobility is a rapidly evolving revolution and we’re excited that the community’s best founders, investors and technologists are standing by to help you build your startup, grow your portfolio or take your business to the next level. career.
Here’s a quick preview of today’s events: speakers, interviews and breakout sessions. Visit the TC Sessions: Mobility agenda, plan your day and don’t forget about world-class networking – we’ve built time for it into the schedule.
Are you a mobility startup startup and want to better understand current mobility investment trends? Look no further than the panel Getting financing at an early stage? with 3 investors on the main stage – Yoon Choi (Partner, Muirwoods Ventures), Mar Hershenson (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Pear VC) and Gabriel Scheer (Director, Innovation, Mobility & Energy, Elemental Excelerator)†
What is needed to conduct urban air mobility operations in cities? we sit down with Gary Gysin, president and CEO of Wisk Aero, Cyrus Sigari, co-founder and managing partner at UP.Partners, and Bonny Simi, head of air operations and people at Joby Aviationon both the challenges and opportunities in urban air mobility and what it takes to not just launch in cities, but to actually be of value to residents.
Do you love vehicle debut? Participate Jesse Levinson (Co-Founder & CTO, Zoox) for a vehicle spot.
If autonomous vehicles drive you crazy, don’t miss the conversation with Laura Major (CTO, Motional) and Oliver Cameron (VP, Product, Cruise) as they discuss turning an AV innovation into a product and the technical and implementation challenges of creating a product that people can and will use.
Looking for something interactive and topic-oriented? Set aside time to participate in one of the many roundtable discussions we will be holding throughout the day. These smaller, intimate sessions are designed to give industry experts and participants the time and forum to get to the heart of various topics across the mobility spectrum.
Then we haven’t even mentioned the TC Sessions: Mobility Pitch-off and the early stage startups that you will find on our exhibition floor. You don’t want to miss what the future of mobility has in store. The next big unicorn may be waiting to be found.
As with all our session events, we also have some great breakout sessions. Three sessions are spread over a packed day 1; How Pony.ai navigates through various traffic scenarios and inclement weather worldwide with Shuyang Cheng (Tech Lead Manager, Perception, Pony.ai) and Yimeng Zhang (VP Engineering & US Site Lead, Pony.ai)Data: your key to successful autonomous mobility with Wilson Pang (Chief Technology Officer, Appen) and Rachel Kellam (Product Manager, Appen) and a new perception paradigm: how GPR uses underground maps to enable automated driving in all conditions Tarik Bolat CEO and Co-Founder, GPR)†
There you have it folks – just a few of the fascinating interviews, breakout sessions and discussions that take place on the first day. Don’t forget to explore the excellent early stage startups exhibiting at the expo. Connect, talk and collaborate on TC Sessions: Mobility!
No FOMO allowed: Didn’t get a ticket? Don’t worry, you can still buy a pass for just $65. See you there!