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Uber - Perspectives on the Future of Urban Mobility
Wed 13 September 2017, 17:30 – 18:30 BST
Perspectives on the future of urban mobility — and what this means for cities and the people who live in them. About how we can cut congestion, pollution and parking, as well as improve access to transportation, by using private cars for public good. And how this can be done using new technology and today’s infrastructure.
About the Presenter
Fred Jones is the Head of Cities for Uber across the UK and Ireland. Operating in more than 25 major cities and towns across the UK, Uber connects users to a safe and convenient ride at the touch of an app.
In this role, he is responsible for ensuring Uber’s service delivers maximum value for riders, drivers that use the app and cities where we operate. This includes launch of new cities and towns, expansion into underserved areas and growth of Uber’s Electric Vehicle and Mobility products.
Prior to joining Uber, Fred was the lead for Accenture's Corporate Strategy and Value Analysis team in the UK supporting sales and strategic insights for priority clients. Fred holds a degree in Business Administration from Bath University and holds a Board Advisor role in an early stage firm, JBM.