Founder & Former CEO, Zipcar, Buzzcar & GoLoco; Executive Chairman, Veniam Works & Author
Robin Chase, the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, unpacks the underlying principles that enabled a startup to transform an industry. She is one of the pioneers of the sharing economy. Read More >
As the rates of innovation and disruption increase, a new organizational framework, Peers Inc., provides a way of reducing innovation risk, and increasing confidence in decision making. By enabling innovation—1) creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship; 2) reducing barriers and costs to experimentation; and 3) reducing the costs of the innovation inputs—government and big companies can make it possible for people to do the changing themselves. In this talk, Robin Chase—founder of car-sharing service Zipcar—discusses people-powered innovation.
Technology is transforming the ease and convenience of accessing a car instead of owning it, and cities are getting fed up with valuable city streets being clogged with idle parked cars and vehicles in motion holding just one person. Read More >
Zipcar, Uber and Lyft, transit apps, and autonomous vehicle pilots are all signs of the incredible disruption that is upon us. The future is going to be multi-modal, shared, and ultimately automated.
What will this future look like? How soon is it coming? What are the implications for cities and the 20% of the economy that is driven by the automotive sector? Read Less ^
Sharing is good! An unlikely partnership is creating the smartest, biggest and strongest companies. People working on platforms mean efficiently used resources, co-investment from others, low-cost innovation and very fast learning.