"Which Way to the Bike Industry, Please?"

By: John F.C. Cheong

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Summary: An outsider's view of today's bicycle industry, in the throes of technological change and demographic shifts in commuting patterns, but trying to find balance and to see things in perspective.

Speaker Bio:


John F.C. Cheong is interested in exploring hassle-free mobility solutions for kids in the 10-to-15-years-old range, especially e-bike-based solutions that can accommodate 20" and 24" wheels for day-time commutes of up to 6 miles in range between home and school, along somewhat hilly roads. John is also an angel investor and tech entrepreneur for the past 20 years in Silicon Valley; with professional experiences spanning GPS car navigation to financial technologies. He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan and started his career as a Computer Scientist at UC Berkeley. John writes the blog series: Trading Wall Street from Silicon Valley”. He can be reached at: johnc@spacemachine.net.