Andrew Salzberg is an urban planner passionate about building the sustainable transportation systems of the future. Before the Loeb fellowship, he created and held a unique global role at Uber, focused on making the rideshare application a positive part of the future of urban transportation.
Involving research, partnerships, and product development in over 65 countries, his work included creating Uber’s first team focused on partnerships with public transportation agencies and first team focused on environmental sustainability, leading the development of Uber’s first data-sharing tool for government agencies, and spearheading Uber’s support for “congestion pricing” around the world.
Before that, Salzberg was Uber’s senior operations manager in New York City. Prior to joining Uber, Salzberg worked at the World Bank on a team that developed a multi-billion dollar lending program for China’s transport and urban development. While there he was admitted to the World Bank’s highly selective Young Professionals program.
Salzberg holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from McGill University and a Master’s in Urban Planning from Harvard GSD. As a graduate student, Salzberg worked at Transport for London through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Transit Lab.