Welcome to this Virtual Roundtable discussion featuring Rikesh Shah, Director of Transport Innovation at Transport for London, on TfL's plans around innovation, the future of transport, and how collaborations with other market leaders look like.
Rikesh leads Transport for London’s award-winning market innovation activity to create new value for London by working with start-ups, corporates, academia, accelerators and venture capitalists. He was responsible for creating TfL’s first Innovation Hub. The Hub sets out the organisation’s key problem statements, bringing in the best innovators from across the world, piloting and scaling innovative solutions with the potential to commercialise, as well as establishing the right culture in the company focusing on agility and design thinking to work with market innovators who either have a new mobility product or an innovative idea to help solve existing city challenges through new technologies.
Rikesh was previously responsible for TfL’s world-leading open data programme which has 17,000 registered users, 700 apps powered by TfL data used by 42% of Londoners which an independent review stated that it’s worth to London is £130m per annum.
Rikesh also sits on the Smart London Board to deliver the Mayor of London’s vision to make London the smartest city in the world, as well as on the Advisory Boards for Doteveryone focusing on Tech for Good and Citytech Collaborative in Chicago.
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