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Saturday, March 8 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Shareable City: Tech Transforming Urban Life

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Modern cities are crowds of strangers. Urban dwellers live isolated from the neighbors surrounding them, making city life less fulfilling and secure. Now, the sharing economy is beginning to turn cities back into villages using the power of social networks. In this session, Founders John Zimmer and Joe Gebbia of Lyft and Airbnb will join technology reporter Doug MacMillan of the Wall Street Journal to explore how peer-to-peer platforms are making cities safer, more resilient, and more connected.

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Joseph Gebbia

Co Founder & Chief Prod OfficerAirbnbJoe is the co-founder and CPO at Airbnb. He leads the product team in creating meaningful experiences through intuitive design, and oversees Airbnb’s brand and product development. Joe draws on his previous experience as a designer at Chronicle... Read More →

Doug MacMillan

Technology ReporterThe Wall Street Journal
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John Zimmer

Co-Founder PresLyftJohn is the Co-Founder and President of Lyft, a mobile app for friendly, safe, affordable rides from local community drivers. John (luckily) left Lehman Brothers in early 2008, where he spent two years after graduating from Cornell University’s Hotel School. He... Read More →

Saturday March 8, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB

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