Future of Mobility and Transportation

  • April 16, 2020
  • 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Online Live Stream

Event description

Everyone is very welcome to the next Startup Disrupt powered by Grow with Google and LXVI!

This time it will be a panel discussion that will be online streamed.

Please register to receive a link to stream 2 hours prior event here: https://forms.gle/dZKDSz3yQc4AEkj98

We’ll host a panel discussion about Future of Mobility and Transportation with speakers:

Jan Burdinski (Executive Director, Hyundai Motor Europe)
Robin Švaříček (CEO, HoppyGo)
Ondřej Krátký (Co-Founder & CEO, Liftago)
Barbora Mičková (Policy Officer, ALLRAIL)
Zdeněk Petzl (Executive Director, AutoSAP)

The panel discussion will be moderated by Ivan Hodač (President, Aspen Institute Central Europe), giving him a strong background and a lot of experience in this field as well.

We will discuss:
– What do you think about the current situation and how you see the future of mobility and transportation?
– Do you think that the current situation will support and encourage ‘smart cities’ initiatives?
– Are there any opportunities of cooperation between OEMs and startups?
– What do you think about the development and innovations in public transportation?
– How do you think it will affect these areas on a global level?
– What is your current business model and are you thinking about changing it in the near future?
– Are there any new features? New approach to your customers you’re adopting?
– What are your key ‘lessons learned’ from this crisis so far?
– What would you like to share as a message for startups, OEMs and other subjects who are affected by this crisis?

And much more! 🙂

We’ll have time for some Q&A too!

You can ask questions on slido – https://app.sli.do/event/xyqprekd

Thanks to our partner Online marketingová agentura KREJTA for promoting our vision and ideas.

This event is brought to you with kind support of Operátor ICT, a.s., CzechInvest, CzechStartups, Google, Roklen24, Krejta.cz – Kreativní online agentura, Philip Morris International, Aspen Institute Central Europe, HoppyGo, Hyundai Europe and CMS.


  • 5:00 PM — 5:05 PM
    Introduction and Welcome Speech – Patrik Juranek (Startup Disrupt), Michal Fišer (Operator ICT)
  • 5:05 PM — 6:00 PM
    Panel Discussion and QA


Jan Burdinski (Executive Director, Hyundai Motor Europe)
Jan Burdinski is a German automotive industry representative heading the EU office of the Hyundai Motor Group. In this role he is in charge of advocacy on behalf of both automotive brands Hyundai and Kia as well as other pillars of the company such as Hyundai Steel, Hyundai Mobis and Hyundai Capital Services. He started his current position in the summer of 2017.

Robin Švaříčrk (CEO, HoppyGo)
Robin dedicated all his professional career to transportation, both individual and a public one. He is a CEO of HoppyGo, a peer-to-peer car-sharing platform active in the CEE region, run by ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab, with a goal to expand the platform from Czech market to other CEE countries. Previously, right after graduation from the University of Economics in Prague, he was CFO and later COO at Leo Express, a multimodal public transportation company.

Ondřej Krátký (Co-Founder & CEO, Liftago)
Ondřej Krátký, 35 let – Co-founder and CEO of Liftago, globally best rated ride-hailing app with a mission to create platform for sharing transportation capacity across different segments of mobility of people and goods in order to help reduce traffic.

Barbora Mičková (Privacy Officer, ALLRAIL)
Since 2019 Policy Officer in ALLRAIL, Alliance of Rail New Entrants (railway undertakings and independent ticket vendors), advocating European and national public stakeholders for non-discriminatory and transparent regulation for customer-oriented, effective and competitive rail. Lobbying for strategic change in regulation and its implementation to make public transport multimodal – with sound and competitive rail transport as a backbone of the MaaS network.Co-founded ALLRAIL in 2017 on behalf of Leo Express, Czech-based European operator, where Barbora was previously responsible for external affairs on CEE and EU level.
Barbora studied in the Czech Republic, France and Switzerland, holds a degree in Law, Media Studies and Marketing & PR.

Zdeněk Petzl (Executive Director, AutoSAP)
Since 2016, Zdeněk Petzl has been the Executive Director of the Automotive Industry Association, where he actively defends the interests of member firms and participates in the development of programs and policies supporting the automotive industry, the most important industry in the Czech Republic.

Ivan Hodač (President, Aspen Institute Central Europe)
Ivan Hodáč is a Founder and President of the Aspen Institute Central Europe. He was Secretary-General of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) from 2001 until October 2013. He was a member of a special Advisory Group of experts, which was advising the European Commission in the negotiation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the US (TTIP), and an advisor to the Czech Government on European issues. He is also a Senior Advisor at Teneo CabinetDN, a leading consultancy on the EU. Previously he was Secretary-General of the trade organization IFMA/IMACE, Senior Economist at Didier & Associates, and Assistant Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. He completed his education in economics and political science at the University of Copenhagen and the College of Europe in Bruges (European studies).

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