Timothy Papandreou – Keynote Speaker

Founder and CEO of Emerging Transport Advisors, former Chief Innovation Officer at San Francisco MTA

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Specialist Subjects

  • The Future of Work: The New Never Normal Workplace
  • Smart Cities: The future of life & work is not what you think
  • Web 3: What is it, why does it matter and what does it mean for your organization
  • Moonshots: Combining courage, audacity and technology to achieve the impossible
  • The AI Revolution Unveiled: Conquering Boundaries, Reshaping Industries, and Igniting Your Path to a Limitless Future



  • English


Timothy Papandreou is a trusted global thought leader on emerging technologies, moonshots, smart cities, and the future of life & work. Currently, Tim is the Founder and CEO of Emerging Transport Advisors, providing investors, companies, and governments with clarity and guidance on how to best position themselves for the great SEA (shared, electric, automated) change coming to the transport industry.

Previously, Tim led key strategic partnerships at Google X Moonshot Factory where he worked on humankind’s most pressing problems, applying the world’s most advanced technologies and methodologies to create new pathways to market for vital innovation projects. As such, Tim was an early, key member of the founding team behind Waymo- the world’s first self-driving robotaxi, trucking and delivery vehicle system. Tim is also the Former Chief Innovation Officer at San Francisco implementing urban mobility technology centered on sustainability, social equity, and climate action principles – making him an expert in automated smart city transitions and the impacts and benefits to streets, real estate, work culture, and the broader economy.

Timothy Papandreou presently serves as a trusted key advisor and mentor in several emerging technology spaces including AI, crypto, fintech, and web3 support systems. Tim is an advisor for Stakeborg’s web3/crypto investment and education platform; the expert in-residence at 11.2 venture builder studio(mentoring AI fintech startups); and a Senior Partner at Monaco Foundry a first-of-its-kind platform that increases the early success rate of sustainability-focused and minority-lead startups through accreditation and unique web3 support systems.

Timothy Papandreou has had the honor of speaking for some of the most prestigious audiences around the world, including addressing the UN in Geneva, The World Bank, OECD, Google, top-tier investment banks and universities, and dozens of governments and industry associations across five continents. His diverse public and private systems experience makes him a highly sought-after speaker. Tim’s unique insights and thought leadership draws from his strong track record to see the signs, lead cross-functional teams, build partnerships and deliver moonshot innovation.

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