Gabe Klein

Gabe Klein is the former DOT director under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration in Chicago and former Director of the District DOT under Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. Before working in local government, Klein worked at a few startups, including Zipcar. In 2015, in addition to his other roles, Klein joined Fontinalis Partners as an SVP (Special Venture Partner) on their new fund. Klein continues to advise a number of technology and mobility companies, including Transit Screen and Phone2Action, where he provides leadership on strategy. He is on the board of NACTO and Streetsblog.

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Gabe Klein at COTA Annual Luncheon

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 11:30am EDT
Central Ohio Transit Authority
Hyatt Regency Hotel 350 North High Street
Colombus, OH 43215
United States

Gabe Klein is the author of Start-Up City: Inspiring Private and Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun. Gabe Klein will be the keynote speaker at the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)'s annual luncheon this August! Each year at the luncheon, COTA celebrates partnerships, collaboration and shared visions for the community. The luncheon emphasizes the importance of a united vision for the future of Ohio's public transit. 

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Gabe Klein at DesignDC: From the Ground Up

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:45am EDT
DesignDC
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C., DC 20001
United States

Gabe Klein is the author of Start-Up City: Inspiring Private and Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun. Gabe Klein will be the keynote speaker at DesignDC this August! DesignDC is the premier regional conference focused on the unique challenges posed by working in Metropolitan Washington for architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers in the DC Metropolitan area. This three-day conference features two days of educational sessions and trade show exhibits at the Washington Convention Center, and a third day full of opportunities to tour projects across DC, MD, and VA. Purchase Start-Up City: Inspiring Private and Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun at a special price, $15, as you complete your conference registration and you could get your copy signed by Gabe during DesignDC! More details here.

Gabe Klein at Miami Great Park Summit 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 8:30am EDT
Miami-Dade College
Wolfson Campus
Miami, FL 33132
United States

Friday, April 15 from 8:30am-4:00pm.

Friday, April 15 from 8:30am-4:00pm.

The Great Park Summit is an opportunity to showcase the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces 50-year plan for connecting Miami-Dade County communities. Using parks, public spaces, natural and cultural areas, greenways, waterways and streets to bring people and parks together, the plan helps to solve some of our city’s most pressing problems. The Summit will highlight innovative planning designs, current trends in the field of planning and will include experts from around the country who will share ideas and best practices in the fields of parks and recreation. Expect a new vision for what Miami can be. Plus, you will hear from compelling speakers, including Start-Up City author Gabe Klein, who will get you think ‘outside-of-the-box’, interactive sessions that focus on the three pillars of Parks: Placemaking, Conservation, and Health and Fitness, and so much more. More details here.