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Friday, March 11 • 10:20am - 11:10am
Will Autonomous Vehicles and Other Emerging Vehicle Technologies Help or Hinder Vision Zero?

Technological innovations are changing the way we think about everything, including transportation. How will these technologies impact traffic safety? This panel will consider how autonomous vehicles can reshape cities for pedestrians and cyclists, the ethical implications of introducing these technologies to urban spaces and the possible effects of black box data on insurance companies. Panelists will share their perspectives — from Pandora’s Box to panacea — on new vehicle technologies with regard to street safety.

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Morgan Clendaniel

Editor, Fast Company's Co.Exist
Morgan Clendaniel is the founding editor of Co.Exist, Fast Company's website about world changing ideas and innovation, which launched in late 2011. He has spent his career covering the rise in prominence of social entrepreneurship and responsible business, following the innovators and organizations that are making social good a vital component of the business world. Prior to Fast Company, Clendaniel was one of the founding editors of GOOD... Read More →

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Rohit T. Aggarwala

Chief Policy Officer, Sidewalk Labs
Rohit T. “Rit” Aggarwala is Chief Policy Officer for Sidewalk Labs. Previously, he headed the sustainability practice at Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic consulting firm that serves city governments. He is also an Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and co-chairs the Regional Plan Association’s Fourth Regional Plan for the New York metropolitan area. Rit served as Special... Read More →
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Avery Ash

Director, Federal Relations, AAA
Avery Ash serves as Director of Federal Relations for AAA. In this capacity Avery is responsible for the Association's federal advocacy on vehicle technology, transportation and energy issues. This includes development and execution of the Association’s engagement strategy for transportation funding, connected cars, electric vehicles and alternative fuels, and participating as a subject matter expert on industry panels and with media. As... Read More →
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Ben Englander

Vice President of Engineering, Rosco Vision Systems
Ben Englander is the Vice President of Engineering at Rosco, Inc., an automotive vision safety, engineering and manufacturing company located in Queens, NY. Ben completed his Bachelors and Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University and has been part of the Rosco organization for over 30 years. As the VP of Engineering, Ben is heavily involved with Rosco’s day-to-day operations, sales and product R&D. In the past Ben has... Read More →
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Jonathan Matus

Founder and CEO, Zendrive
Jonathan Matus is founder and CEO of Zendrive, a venture-backed startup focused on re-imagining transportation through mobile driver analytics. The safety-focused Zendrive platform already analyzed hundreds of billions of datapoints and is used widely across On-Demand and commercial fleets. Prior to Zendrive, Jonathan spent six years at Facebook and Google, focused on various mobile and speech recognition projects. At Google, Jonathan was one of... Read More →

Friday March 11, 2016 10:20am - 11:10am
NYU Kimmel Center: Rosenthal Pavilion