Event

26

March 2015

Driving Innovation in Canadian Transportation

11:45am-1:30pm | Westin Ottawa - 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through its mobile application, the company is making cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From its founding in 2009 to its launches in nearly 300 cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer than ever. Ian Black, General Manager of Uber (Ontario), will share his insights on new innovations in urban transportation and the impact this is having on city and economic life. Mr. Black will also address the need to work collaboratively with all levels of government to find progressive regulatory solutions that help ensure public safety and expand urban transportation options.

Driving Innovation in Canadian Transportation

Ian Black

General Manager (Ontario)
Uber

Ian Black

Ian Black is the General Manager of Uber (Ontario), a technology company that is reinventing urban transportation and the way people and things move. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through an elegant smartphone app, Uber is making cities more accessible, innovating new possibilities for riders and creating new business for drivers in over 270 metros across the world. Before joining Uber, Mr. Black developed his business and startup acumen at Bain & Co, Google, INSEAD and Helios Solar Energy.

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