Gabe is the former Commissioner of the Chicago and Washington DC Departments of Transportation and a veteran of mobility start-ups including Zipcar.
Gabe is the former Commissioner of the Chicago and Washington DC Departments of Transportation and a veteran of mobility start-ups including Zipcar. In 2016 Gabe co-founded CityFi to help city leaders, CEO's and varied stakeholders to understand the complexity of 21st century challenges, facilitate people-centric solutions, utilize new models for delivery and technology-based tools to deliver triple-bottom line results. Clients range from foreign governments to cities, states, start-ups and publicly traded companies. In 2015, Gabe joined Fontinalis Partners as a Special Venture Partner on their $100 million 2nd fund. Gabe also advises governments and companies worldwide on innovation in cities including Singapore where Gabe has been a visiting fellow for the Centre For Livable Cities, working on creating a “car-lite” city-state. In 2015, Gabe also published Start-Up City with David Vega-Barachowitz on Island Press, a manifesto on revamping how (and how fast) we innovate in cities and rethinking public-private partnerships with a triple-bottom line approach as technology shapes a dramatically different future.
A conversation with two entrepreneurs who have helped shape the future of transportation. Hear their thoughts on what needs to happen for cities to deliver on sustainable transportation that is shared, electric and autonomous.