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Ann Arbor Spark

Pandemic Pivots: Ann Arbor Mobility Startups Responding to COVID-19

Friday, May 22 2020 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In its new lunch-and-learn series, Ann Arbor SPARK is bringing together select companies that have evolved their business model in response to COVID-19.

For the inaugural session in this lunch-and-learn series, we welcome representatives from three mobility companies who will share how the industry is adapting, how their companies are evolving, and how these new solutions support the community-at-large.


Tony Lancione, Vice President and Co-Founder, Industry Star

Tony is an experienced supply chain and sustainability executive with demonstrated results at startups and established companies. He has led supply chain organizations in the automotive, medium- and heavy-duty truck, energy, and food and beverage industries.

Shadi T. Mere, CEO, Bedestrian

Shadi is the founder and CEO of Bedestrian, an emerging startup focused on autonomous mobility technologies. Bedestrian designs, develops, and supplies a system of autonomous delivery robots that augment medical staff and enhance patient care.

Michael Sare, Principal Solutions Engineer, Voxel51

Michael, a founding team member at Voxel51, serves as the principal solution architect. With a broad spectrum of experiences with various technology-focused companies, he enjoys the intersection of business development, customer success, and delivery.