A week rarely goes by without Uber being in the news. So and& Leuven is delighted to welcome Laurent Slits to the stage to give us the most up-to-date news on Uber and its goal to transform mobility in Belgium.
Laurent Slits leads the Rides business of Uber in Belgium. He is passionate about providing Flanders and Brussels with reliable, accessible, and innovative mobility that helps communities move.
Thanks to his multidisciplinary training – Management Engineer (UCL), International Management (CEMS) and Law (UCL & Columbia University) - Slits has a solid base to meet the challenges of the mobility of the future. He started his career as a lawyer with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. He then worked as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he oversaw strategic, organizational and operational projects in the energy and transport sector as well as in the public sector, in Europe and Africa. The experience acquired during these projects constitutes a serious added value for his new function.
With his team, Slits also wants to continue working on security. For Uber, this is a top priority. In the future, technology will play an even more important role in making mobility safer.