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Monday, March 16 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fixing Transportation with Humanity and Technology

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Imagine a world without traffic, with fewer parking garages, and every car and every seat was filled. Where strangers become acquaintances on the commute and time, money are saved. Lyft’s CEO started dreaming about this as a child, but it wasn’t until recently that he pursued it to become a reality.

Growing up in Los Angeles, he experienced gridlock caused by solo-drivers along the 405. He was inspired by how people in Zimbabwe did transportation differently. He knew there had to be a better way. These things became the heart of creating Lyft.

Lyft is transforming the way people and communities connect, through better transportation. Ride-sharing has enabled more affordable, reliable and memorable transportation while boosting the local economy. And Lyft is at the heart of this revolution, with a goal to change communities.

Join Lyft’s CEO Logan Green and Doug MacMillan from the Wall Street Journal as they discuss how Lyft is using technology and humanity to create the biggest shift to our physical landscape we’ve seen in generations.

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Logan Green

CEO & Co-Founder of Lyft, Lyft
Logan Green, co-founder and CEO of Lyft, has long been fascinated by innovation in transportation, having grown up in Southern California with much of his childhood spent stuck in traffic. Lyft, the on-demand ridesharing platform, was founded in 2007 with Zimride as the first of two... Read More →
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Doug MacMillan

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal


Monday March 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ACC Exhibit Hall 5 Austin Convention Center

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