Mobility Innovators Forum 2018

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UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center

1675 Owens Street

San Francisco, CA 94158

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Come join us for the third annual Mobility Innovators Forum – a conference where leaders in the mobility industry will convene to discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The Forum is composed of a mix of thought leaders from across the industry with diverse experiences and opinions in building, governing and growing the mobility sector.

We're exciting to be welcoming many renowned speakers who will be featured on the panels at this year's forum.


11:30AM: Registration, Lunch & Startup Booths

1PM: Opening Remarks

  • John Suh (Founding Director, Hyundai CRADLE)

1:10PM: Keynote

  • Dr. Stephen Zoepf (Executive Director, Stanford CARS)

1:30PM: Panel 1 – Urban Migration: The Interconnect Between City Evolution, Housing and New Mobility Services

  • Darton Ito (Director of Innovation, San Francisco MTA)

  • Jane Macfarlane (Director of Smart Cities and Sustainable Mobility Center, UC Berkeley)

  • Justin Erlich (VP Strategy, Policy & Legal, Voyage)

  • Vince Cheng (VP Product, Migo)

  • Moderated by Daren Blomquist (SVP Communications, ATTOM Data)

2:20PM: Startup Pitches

  • Perceptive Automata, Metawave, & Migo

2:35PM: Panel 2 – Emerging Technology Interfaces for Collaborative Intelligence

  • Gregory Renard (Chief AI Officer, xBrain)

  • James Gowers (VP Strategy, Perceptive Automata)

  • Nandita Mangal (Autonomy Product Lead, Aptiv)

  • Todd Chernecki (CEO, Subpac)

  • Moderated by Dr. Allison Okamura (Stanford CHARM Lab)

3:25PM: Refreshment Break

3:55PM: Visionary Challenge Winner Announcements & Presentations

4:35PM: Fireside Chat – The Return of Supersonic Flight

  • In Conversation With Tom Vice (CEO, Aerion)

  • Moderated by John Suh (Founding Director, Hyundai CRADLE)

4:55PM: Panel 3 – Enabling the Future of Urban Air Mobility

  • Josh Ziering (Co-Founder, Kittyhawk)

  • Richard Wang (CEO, Cuberg)

  • Marc Piette (CEO, XWing)

  • RK Anand (CEO, Recogni)

  • Moderated by Brandon Florian (Starburst Accelerator)

5:35PM: Closing Remarks

5:45PM: Dinner Reception



William J. Rutter Center (Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF)
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94143-3008

Parking can be found adjacent to the William J. Rutter Center upon entering the traffic circle from Owens St., as pictured here.

Public Transit Access


T-Third Metro Line picks up at the 4th and King Street Caltrain Station and the Embarcadero BART station. Stop: UCSF Mission Bay Station on 3rd Street opposite the campus.


Disembark at the 16th Street Mission BART station. Pick up the UCSF Shuttle - Red Line at the NE corner of the intersection. Shuttles run every 15 minutes, Monday through Friday, to 4th Street, in front of the UCSF Mission Bay Campus.


Mobility Innovators Forum 2018 is co-hosted by The House Fund, StartX and Hyundai CRADLE.

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