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MaaS Market London 2019
Wed 20th Mar 2019 to Thu 21st Mar 2019
Inmarsat Conference Centre

Speakers

Jacob Bangsgaard

Jacob Bangsgaard, President, MaaS Alliance

Jacob Bangsgaard is the CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe, a multi-sector platform with 120 partners from more than 25 countries and with headquarter in Brussels, Belgium.  From 2010-2016, he was Director General of FIA Region I and responsible for the mobility activities of the FIA in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Before becoming Director General he worked as Director of International Relations at the FIA Foundation where he was responsible for the deployment support and global campaigning for vehicle safety technologies. 
Before joining the FIA he worked for ERTICO from 2001-2006 as Director of International Affairs and communications where he was responsible for the international deployment support for ITS on markets like China, India, Russia, and Brazil. He has also represented mobility interests for a Danish regional authority and he worked for two years in the European Commission Transport Directorate.
Jacob Bangsgaard is also President of the MaaS Alliance, and was on the Board of Euro NCAP from 2010-2016 and Secretary General of the Belgian association eSafetyAware from 2009-2016. 
Mr Bangsgaard is a Danish national with a university background in international economics and with 27 years’ experience working in Brussels on transport and mobility issues.

Paul Campion, CEO, TSC

Paul Campion, CEO, Transport Systems Catapult, UK

Paul Campion is CEO of the UK’s Transport Systems Catapult (TSC). He was a member of the Industry Advisory Group which helped build the case for the Catapult network of elite innovation centres which form part of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy. In February 2015, while a leader of IBM’s Travel and Transport Industry business, Paul was invited to join the TSC board as a Non-Executive director. He became CEO in July 2017, joining the TSC from a position of leading IBM’s Global Financing in the UK and Ireland.
 
The TSC is tasked with creating and developing ‘Intelligent Mobility’ in the UK. It helps bridge innovation with industry, connecting providers of transport (both public and private) with the emerging supply chains that will develop new technologies and services in the emerging intelligent mobility market.
 

 

Beth Cocker

Beth Cocker, Head of Design and Consultancy, Viaqqio

Beth Cocker is Head of Design and Consultancy at Viaqqio, part of the ESP Group. She has extensive knowledge of the transport sector and a keen interest in re-imagining transport services to better meet the needs of real users. Developing concepts around Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and drawing on ESP’s wide technical expertise to deliver them, has become a core focus for Beth’s work. Amongst other projects, Beth is currently leading Project Onwards, which is working with people with dementia to launch a new service to support the transition of retiring from driving. She is also responsible for Viaqqio’s consultancy activities which focus on designing and implementing future mobility services. 
 

Filipe Coelho

Filipe Coelho, Mobility Program Manager, Via Verde Serviços

Filipe Coelho is the Mobility Program Manager for Via Verde Serviços, a wholly owned Brisa company focused on new mobility projects and connected cars. He previously worked as Investor Relations for Brisa as well as a Strategy Consulting Manager for Bain & Co. and Accenture, having worked across multiple geographies such as Portugal, UK and Brazil and Colombia. Filipe holds an MBA from INSEAD and is a CFA Charterholder®.

Richard Corbett

Richard Corbett, Head of Bird (UK and Ireland)

Richard Corbett is the Head of Bird in the UK and Ireland. Bird is the US based on demand electric scooter company that is helping cities to reduce congestion and emissions by giving people a clean alternative to the car. Prior to Bird, Corbett was the Founder and CEO of Eyetease Limited - a British technology startup famed for changing the law to create  digital advertising displays for London’s iconic black taxis and New York’s yellow cabs.

Nick Higham, Conference Moderator

Nick Higham, Conference Moderator

Nick Higham has been a BBC news correspondent since 1988.  Until 2002 he was arts and media correspondent.  He now covers a wide range of stories for news programmes on BBC 1, Radio 4, the BBC News Channel and online. He is a regular conference moderator and has chaired several events for the UK's Construction Equipment Association as well as previous MaaS Market events in 2017 and 2018. 

Michael Hurwitz – Director of Transport Innovation, Transport for London

Michael Hurwitz – Director of Transport Innovation, Transport for London

Michael Hurwitz is the Director of Transport Innovation at Transport for London (TfL). Responsible for making sure transport in London is ready for the future, his team actively seeks out and assesses new ideas and developments in the transport world, helping TfL to determine which new business models or services could help address the challenges facing our city. From dockless cycle hire to demand responsive transport; from connected and autonomous vehicles, to smart use of energy in our vehicles and infrastructure, the goal is to engage with market innovators, test how new ideas could work for London and set the policy frameworks to ensure new innovations are integrated and work for all.

Piia Karjalainen

Piia Karjalainen, Senior Manager, MaaS Alliance

Piia Karjalainen is currently working as Senior Manager for Mobility as a Service at ERTICO – ITS Europe and she also coordinates the activities of the MaaS Alliance. She is based in Brussels. She has been working her whole career with transport strategies, ITS, Mobility as a Service, policymaking and EU regulation at institutions such as the European Parliament and the Finnish Ministry of Transport & Communications. She holds a Master of Science in Economics.

Michael Kieslinger

Michael Kieslinger

Michael Kieslinger is founder and Managing Director of Fluidtime Data Services in Vienna, Austria. He has extensive experience in the conception, design and development of interactive mobility information services as well as in managing industrial and research projects. Fluidtime, a leading supplier of IT-systems for integrated mobility, develops and operates software solutions and user-friendly mobile services in the fields of integrated mobility, used by many national and international partners. Kapsch TrafficCom acquired 75 per cent of Fluidtime in January 2017. 

 

Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel, Transport for West Midlands, UK

Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel, Transport for West Midlands, UK

Chris Lane has worked in transport for most of his professional life and has had the opportunity to deliver significant changes to public transport.  At Transport for West Midlands he is responsible for delivering change through, people, processes and technology, especially through the application of innovation to deliver new services. His background includes delivering significant business improvement programmes, implementing innovative ITS and ICT systems, modernising and managing a large data collection team and playing a major role in the successful delivery of TfWM’s Smartcard and Passenger Information schemes.  He is currently leading Transport for West Midlands’ Commercial Mobility as a Service Initiative and the delivery of a number of connected and autonomous vehicle projects.

Robbert Lohmann

Robbert Lohmann, CCO, 2getthere

Robbert Lohmann is one of the founders of 2getthere and is its Chief Commercial Officer. In addition he serves as a board member of the 2getthere Asia and 2getthere Middle East joint ventures. As such, he is responsible for all commercial activities, strategy and partnerships. He has been in the automated transit industry since 1999, working on systems for the port industry, entertainment parks and public transit. He was responsible on behalf of 2getthere for obtaining the orders for the applications at Floriade 2002, Masdar City, Bluewaters Island, Rivium extension and the Brussels Airport projects as well as several studies and projects in the port and entertainment industries. He also served as the project director (2009-2014) for the Masdar City project, the world’s first PRT system open to the general public on 28 November 2010. He assumed the same role for several projects in the entertainment industry with 2getthere as subcontractor to its partner Oceaneering. From 2014 through to 2017, he served as the Chief Operations Officer of the company. In addition, he is a board member of the Advanced Transit Association.

Dr Artur Mausbach

Dr Artur Mausbach, Royal College of Art, UK

Dr Artur Mausbach is an architect and city planner committed to design and architecture education and research. He has worked as an independent architect and designer since 1997, winning competitions for public buildings and being selected for the São Paulo International Biennale of Architecture. Every project, research and teaching programme reflects his belief in adding an environmental value to design and architecture. This background brought him to the RCA to research the aesthetics of sustainability in vehicle design. He has given presentations and lectures about these subjects, winning prizes and organising sessions of vehicle design at international conferences

Claus Rehfeld Moshøj, CEO, Rejsekort

Claus Rehfeld Moshøj, CEO, Rejsekort A/S, Denmark

Claus Rehfeld Moshøj is CEO of Rejsekort, the national electronic ticketing system in Denmark which provides a seamless integration for journeys across different transport operators, travel zones, ticketing systems and discount schemes in one common system. Claus previously spent over five years as the CEO of Aarhus Letbane, the company heading the construction of the first light rail system in Denmark. A civil engineering graduate, he has a doctorate in transportation and IT from the Technical University of Denmark.

 

Dominick Moxon-Tritsch

Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, Director of Regulation and Public Policy, Taxify

Dominick Moxon-Tritsch is Director of Regulation and Public Policy for Taxify Europe’s leading ride-hailing platform and one of only 68 ‘Euro-unicorn’ start-ups.  He has previously served as Head of Public Policy, EMEA for Uber and lead government relations and lobbying efforts of the German logistics company Hermes and Addison Lee, the largest privately owned transport fleet in Europe.  Operating in the intersection of technological innovation, regulation and the policy-making process, Dominick has helped some of the world’s most innovative transport companies to make sense of transport regulation and the political process by which it is made at EU, national and local level.  Dominick has advocated MaaS solutions for several years with a particular focus on the role of private sector transport intermediation platforms in this ecosystem.  A practising solicitor, Dominick has contributed to the drafting of the regulatory framework for the electric kick scooters market segment in France, Australia and Spain – and is looking forward to seeing this exciting new mode of transport arrive in the UK. 

John Pope

John Pope, Policy Advisor, Public Transport Consortium, LGA

John Pope is Policy Advisor to the Public Transport Consortium, a special interest group of the Local Government Association, representing the interests of shire and unitary authorities in the UK. The Consortium is a forum for discussion and promotion of public transport, promoting best practice and the exchange of experience, providing advice and guidance to members and representing their interests to Government.
Most of his career has been spent in the bus industry and he has worked in Kent, Oxfordshire, the West Midlands,  Nottinghamshire,  Derbyshire,  South Yorkshire,  Humberside , Norfolk and Suffolk. He was Head of Passenger Transport at Essex County Council from 2005 until 2018. He now works with the Passenger Transport team at Thurrock Council, is Chairman of the Transport Forum at Heathrow and Stansted airports, and is surface access advisor to Southend Airport.

 

Lauri Suokannas, Head of Business Development, Taksi Helsinki Oy

Lauri Suokannas, Head of Business Development, Taksi Helsinki Oy

As Head of Business Development for Taksi Helsinki, Lauri Suokannas is responsible for driving the agenda of digital transformation and preparing Taksi Helsinki for regulatory change. He has been working on developing and offering mobile taxi ordering and taxi dispatching systems, expanding Taksi Helsinki’s business via partner APIs, creating and promoting solutions for mobile payment and digital receipts and integrating MaaS solutions. He was previously Microsoft’s Director of Devices Group Infrastructure Services and before that Director, ICM, Infrastructure Services, Integration Tools and Processes for Nokia. 

 

Andy Taylor, Strategy Director, Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc

Andy Taylor, Strategy Director, Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc

Andy is a global transportation expert with diverse experience ranging from air traffic control to multimodalism. He began his career in a harmonization role for the UK Transport Department, before relocating to DC eight years ago. Since 2014, Andy has overseen global strategy focusing on strategic partnerships with the world’s leading technology companies. In his role, he’s spearheaded the Mobility-as-a-Service solution to help cities evaluate the benefits of integrated multimodal transport. Andy is on the Board of Directors for the global MaaS Alliance and recently recognized as being one of the top 10 global influencers on Mobility-as-a-Service.

Gary C Thomas

Gary C Thomas, President, DART

Gary C. Thomas is president/executive director of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). He is responsible for a 13-city transit system covering 700-square mile service area with bus, light rail, commuter rail and paratransit services. Under his leadership DART has doubled its light rail system - twice - to become the nation's longest at 93 miles. The agency has been recognized for innovation in developing a progressive clean fuels programme for its bus fleet, advancing new models for local bus and paratransit service and customer-facing communication technology and service. DART is also a recognized leader in the global advancement of the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) movement with its use of targeted demand-response transit service matched with new customer tools for fare payment and trip planning.

Gary administers the goals and policies of the DART Board of Directors and directs the agency's top managers and approximately 3,700 employees, emphasizing a strong customer focus. He works closely with service area city governments and the public in developing short- and long-term transportation and mobility goals. He joined DART in November 1998. He was a consulting engineer for 19 years prior to that. He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Architecture from Texas Tech University. He is a past chair of the American Public Transportation Association, RailVolution and the South West Transit Association.

Sandra Witzel, Head of Marketing, Skedgo

Sandra Witzel, Head of Marketing, Skedgo

Sandra Witzel has almost two decades of marketing experience, with a major focus on technology-based, disruptive and fast growing businesses. She has previously worked for start-ups, SMEs, corporates and agencies. 
She helped the marketing team at OFX, an Australian Fintech disruptor, through its transformation from privately-owned firm to global, stock-market listed business and also lead marketing across three European markets for Swedish company Betsson, a pioneer in the online gaming industry.
A German who has lived and worked in Malta, Australia, USA and, currently, England, she is now Head of Marketing for SkedGo, a Mobility as a Service tech enabler. In this role, she leads the overall marketing and PR strategy and implementation of all activities.
SkedGo is regularly represented by Sandra at major transport-tech events around the world and she leads their strategic partnership with the European MaaS Alliance.