Head of Global Safety Public Policy
Emilie has worked at the intersection of technology and public policy for over a decade. She is currently the Director of Global Public Policy for Safety at Uber, which includes earning trust by putting out our US Safety Reports, scaling advocacy to end gender-based violence, and partnering with internal and external stakeholders to leverage our technology and processes to help keep users safe. Emilie has held multiple prior roles at Uber including leading public policy efforts for Uber Eats globally, as well as UK & Ireland public affairs. Before joining Uber, Emilie worked at Virgin Media and the International Chamber of Commerce in the UK. She holds a MSc in Public Policy from the London School of Economics. Originally from Sweden, Emilie now lives in San Francisco, CA.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 9:15:00 AM UTC
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Keynote: Engaging Risk in the Name of Doing What’s Right
Emilie Boman | Head of Global Safety Public Policy, Uber
For marketplace businesses, risk is all around us. Uber Head of Global Safety Public Policy, Emilie Boman helps spearhead Uber’s focus on safety by engaging risk across its marketplace. From publishing the industry’s first in-depth safety report to creating a pioneering information sharing program with a competitor, Uber has helped pave the way for increased transparency. But it didn’t come without major challenges.