Uber x 1871 Virtual Tech Talk

02/18/2021 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm CST Virtual

1 hour

  • Corporate
  • Growth Stage
Attendees will hear from the Head of Uber Freight, Lior Ron and ShopRunner CEO, Sam Yagan on the tech industry’s momentum in Chicago and how new technology is reshaping logistics—plus leadership lessons from the field.

About

Attendees will hear from the Head of Uber Freight, Lior Ron and ShopRunner CEO, Sam Yagan on the tech industry’s momentum in Chicago and how new technology is reshaping logistics—plus leadership lessons from the field.

Building on the power of the Uber platform and technology expertise, Uber Freight is transforming logistics and delivering reliability, flexibility, and transparency to shippers and carriers across Europe and North America. Uber Freight has built one of the world’s largest digitally enabled carrier network and transformed entrenched practices around pricing and booking loads to reduce risk and inefficiencies, while increasing opportunities for business growth and industry collaboration. 

This event is invite only, so be sure to RSVP! 

Following the discussion, there will be a live Q&A.

Featuring

Lior Ron, Head of Uber Freight

Lior has been at the helm of some of the most exciting technological developments of the past decade. He began his career as the CTO for Israeli Army Intelligence before joining Google in 2007. There he became the product lead for Google Maps, helping to scale the business from 10 million to 1 billion users, as well as launch products including My Maps, Google Map Maker and Google Local.

Sam Yagan, CEO, ShopRunner

Sam Yagan serves as the CEO of ShopRunner. He has spent the bulk of his career in the online dating space, co-founding OkCupid in 2003 and leading the company as CEO through its sale to Match Group in 2011.  After the acquisition, Sam assumed the role of CEO of Match Group leading up to the company’s IPO in 2015.

 

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