Lauren Isaac is the Director of Business Initiatives for the North American operation of EasyMile where she leads the company’s efforts in partnerships, government regulations, and business development. EasyMile is a pioneer in driverless technology and smart mobility solutions. The fast-growing start-up develops software to automate transportation, revolutionizing passenger and goods transportation. Prior to working at EasyMile, Lauren worked at a large consulting engineering company where she was involved in various projects involving advanced technologies that can improve mobility in cities. Lauren wrote a guide titled “Driving Towards Driverless: A Guide for Government Agencies” regarding how local and regional governments should respond to autonomous vehicles in the short, medium, and long term. In addition, Lauren maintains the blog, “Driving Towards Driverless”, and has presented on this topic at more than 200 industry conferences. She recently did a TEDx Talk, and has been published in Forbes and the Chicago Tribune among other publications.