TEDxConcordiaUPortland -- Mark Frohnmayer -- Dude, Where's My Car?





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Published on Apr 6, 2012

Mark graduated from UC Berkeley in 1996 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. After 11 years in the computer games industry and the sale of his first startup, GarageGames, Mark has turned his entrepreneurial energy towards sustainable transportation.

His current endeavor, Arcimoto, founded in 2007, is building an ultra-efficient electric vehicle to more cleanly satisfy everyday transportation needs. Mark currently serves on the Oregon Transportation Commission.

Mark discusses in broad strokes the history of automotive transportation, the iterative development of Arcimoto's SRK, and a tour of convergent future technologies that will enable a sustainable transportation system.

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