Departure Unknown - The Future of Transportation
About This Show
Get to know the people, products and policies that are redefining how we move ourselves and stuff around the world.
Leading individuals from aerospace, automotive and other mobility industries share insights into the future of transportation. Find out what is behind their innovations and how they are keeping the wheels of innovation in motion.
Entrepreneurs, airline executives, mobility CEOs and influential designers all are key players in how our future as passengers will be defined. I will be speaking to them and many others sharing what is happening right now in this mobility revolution and in doing so hopefully build a picture on where we will end up.
Most Recent Episode
#3 What the Future Holds for Air Travel: Disruption and Opportunities with Joe Leader, CEO of APEX
Joe Leader is CEO of APEX which is the Airline Passenger Experience Association. APEX is made up of nearly all of the worlds major airlines and serves as a non-profit association who’s mission it is to enhance the passenger experience. Joe has been at APEX just over a year now and has done some incredible work to establish strategic collaborations and drive thought leadership for the association. Joe has been a leading executive for more than two decades across technology and aviation companies. He has his MBA in technology management, and conducted his business Ph.D. research on accelerating technology adoption in aviation.So, if there is someone to speak to regarding the future of the aviation industry he is a great place to start. We dive right into it in this conversation and if you are wondering what the future holds for air travel there are many gems in here. So many that as you unpack the disruption topics covered you can imagine major opportunities throughout air travel. Like any industry there are a lot of acronyms. They should all be in the show notes below as well as links to all the people and projects that we mention in the show. If you only have 5 minutes listen to: Why connectivity on the aircraft is positively disruptive [spp-timestamp time="22:26"] Joe’s Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org @joepleader Linked In apex.aero Contact Page Show Notes: Uber your luggage to your door [spp-timestamp time="3:39"] The next step in luggage check in [spp-timestamp time="4:16"] What is APEX Association [spp-timestamp time="5:46"] The reason for APEX [spp-timestamp time="8:03"] Passengers technology expectations [spp-timestamp time="12:28"] Who are the APEX Association members? [spp-timestamp time="12:51"] What is "passenger experience” consist of [spp-