May Mobility COO and Co-founder Alisyn Malek at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Even as the giants of the autonomous vehicle industry were setting ambitious timelines for their robotaxi deployments, May Mobility was already hitting the streets.

The startup launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit in summer 2018. By March, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company was operating in at least three U.S. cities. It’s a rapid acceleration for a company that was founded less than two years ago.

We’re excited to announce that May Mobility COO and co-founder Alisyn Malek will participate in TechCrunch’s inaugural TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on July 10, 2019 in San Jose, Calif. centered around the future of mobility and transportation.

Malek was recognized as a top 10 female innovator to watch by Smithsonian in 2018 and named a top automotive professional under 35 to watch by LinkedIn in 2015 for her work in cutting-edge product development and corporate venture. She’s an automotive engineer

Before Malek co-founded May Mobility, she had already made a name for herself at General Motors. Malek was the former head of GM’s innovation pipeline. Prior to that role, Malek was an investment manager at GM Ventures, where she led investment in the autonomous space, including the early negotiations with Cruise Automation . GM would acquire Cruise in 2016.

During her time at GM, Malek also led a global team to develop advanced charging technology for the company’s Spark and Bolt EV products.

How does TC Sessions: Mobility stand out in a sea of automotive and mobility conferences? We invite the best and brightest founders, investors and technologists who are determined to invent a future Henry Ford might never have imagined; we highlight up and coming startups, offer demo space to showcase products and create programming aimed at delivering the most value for every ticket holder. Our events are fun too.

Early-stage startup founders, don’t miss your chance to demo your company in front of top influencers at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019. It’s a prime opportunity to showcase your tech startup in front of a very large, very targeted audience — the mobility and transportation industry’s movers and shakers. Book a demo table here.

In case you missed it, some of our recently announced speakers include Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov, Nuro co-founder and CEO Dave Ferguson, Scoot SVP of Product Katie DeWitt, co-founder and CEO of Voyage Oliver Cameron,  co-founder, president and CEO of Mobileye, Amnon Shashua — who also is a senior vice president at Intel. And there are more.

Early-Bird tickets are now on sale — save $100 on tickets before prices go up.

Students, you can grab your tickets for just $45.

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