Robin Chase and Wendy Schmidt will deliver the AGU Presidential Forum on Tuesday, 16 December, at the Moscone Convention Center (South Building, lower level), Gateway Ballroom, Rooms 103-104, 12:30 P.M.-1:30 P.M.


Robin Chase is a transportation entrepreneur. She is founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world; Buzzcar, a service that brings together car owners and drivers in a carsharing marketplace in France; and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. She is also executive chairman of Veniam ‘Works, a vehicle mesh communications company based in Portugal. Read More.




Wendy Schmidt is the President of The Schmidt Family Foundation, where she works to advance the development of renewable energy and the wiser use of natural resources. The foundation houses its grant-making operation in The 11th Hour Project, which supports more than 150 nonprofit organizations in program areas including climate and energy, ecological agriculture, human rights, and our maritime connection. Read More.