Dirk Ahlborn is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies where he leads a 800+ team of global experts to bring disruptive innovation to the traditional transportation industry. He is known for his outside-the-box approach to bringing paradigm-shifting businesses to life, leveraging the full power of crowd-collaboration, the Internet, and exponential technologies at the vanguard of the global sharing economy.
Ahlborn’s interests in alternative energy made him found several companies that focused on sustainable energy. He is convinced that his kids won’t need a driver’s licence and he is bold enough to predict a future where transportation in the hyperloop could be free for everybody. At the innovation summit MQ! he is a speaker for spatial mobility.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
Founded in 2013, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies designs and builds the most highly profitable, fastest, safest, and environmentally friendly transportation system for passengers and goods. Hyperloop first gained public interest when entrepreneur Elon Musk published a white paper describing a futuristic mode of transport that would transport people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about thirty minutes. Now, a team of more than 800 experts are developing the most advanced transportation system with the largest collaborative corporate entity on the globe to bring this future to life – at the speed of sound.