When to Open the Silos

John Viera, Ford Motor Company
and Raj Kapoor, Lyft
With Pedram Mokrian, Stanford University

Right now, observes Lyft chief strategy officer Raj Kapoor, around 150 teams are simultaneously working on expensive autonomous vehicle programs. In what ways, he asks, might the sharing of certain pieces of information between competing companies make the entire sector more efficient and impactful?