344 Saving Your Commute & Solving Traffic Congestion w/ Griffin Schultz

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Traffic sucks. Luckily, smart people are looking into making cities smarter and reducing congestion.

 

Rapid Flow Technologies was spun out of Carnegie Mellon University with the goal of introducing new Intelligent Transportation Systems technologies into the marketplace. Rapid Flow was created to commercialize the Surtrac adaptive traffic signal control technology developed in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon.

 

I spoke with CEO Griffin Schultz, who was brought in to lead business development efforts for the young startup.

 

Griffin has an MBA from The Wharton School at UPenn and has previously worked with successful tech startups, as the Assistant Deputy Mayor for the City of Philadelphia, and other offices in state and federal government.

 

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Griffin’s Challenge; Read about artificial intelligence.

 

Books Mentioned

Origin by Dan Brown

Life 3.0 Being Human in the Age of AI by Max Tegmark

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro

 

Connect with Griffin

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Website

info@rapidflowtech.com

 

If you liked this interview, check out our episode Kevin Miller where we discuss artificial intelligence disrupting the world of contracts or our episode with Mark DeSantis where we discuss maintaining road infrastructure with cheap sensors and AI.

 

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