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Robin Chase - Participant

Robin Chase is a transportation entrepreneur. She is the Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world; Buzzcar, a service that brings together car owners and drivers in a carsharing marketplace in France; and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. She is also Executive Chairman of Veniam ‘Works, a vehicle mesh communications company based in Portugal.

She is on the board of the World Resources Institute. She also served on the National Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Intelligent Transportations Systems Program Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Transportation, the OECD’s International Transport Forum Advisory Board, the Massachusetts Governor’s Transportation Transition Working Group, and Boston Mayor’s Wireless Task Force.

Robin lectures widely, has been frequently featured in the major media, and has received many awards in the areas of innovation, design and environment, including The Time 100: The Most Influential People, Fast 50 Innovators by Fast Company, and Top 10 Designers by BusinessWeek. Robin graduated from Wellesley College and MIT's Sloan School of Management, was a Harvard University Loeb Fellow, and received an honorary Doctorate of Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Background

Organization

Zipcar and Buzzcar

Title

Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer

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