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Gabe Klein to Headline APATX17 as Keynote

Gabe Klein is the Co-Founder of CityFi and former commissioner of the Chicago and Washington D.C's Department of Transportation. In both cities he revamped technology platforms and government processes while focusing on putting people first vs. automobiles on city streets. This included launching two of the first and largest bikeshare systems in the U.S. and building protected bike lanes and better pedestrian infrastructure for vulnerable citizens citywide, as well as facilitating private services like carshare and rideshare that could help each cities mobility goals. Gabe honed his creativity and leadership skills working in business, including Zipcar, where he served as Vice President, Bikes USA as national Director of Stores and his own electric powered, organic food truck chain, On The Fly. Klein is also the author of "Start-Up City: Inspiring Private and Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun."  Read more