Steven Choi is a Product & Strategy Lead at Uber Office of the CTO with over a decade of extensive experience in Product Management and Engineering.Steven’s successful career path has traced a diverse range of companies including Uber, Google, AT&T and Intel Corporation. As a Lead Product Manager at Uber, Steven was responsible for leading the Machine Learning and Autonomy Product Group for Self Driving Cars across Pittsburgh, San Francisco and India. Shortly after, he worked his way up to acquire position in Product & Strategy, where he has focused on undertaking projects encompassing Autonomous Delivery Vehicles, Augmented Reality (AR) along with IoT - Connected Cars.
However, technology development and product management are only a few aspects of his well-rounded business approach. His entrepreneurial mindset eventually led him to found his own startup, Spetcial, a platform that empowers pets and people through technology, awareness, and social connection. Moreover, his passion and leadership skills were the key drivers that pushed him to found two non-profit organizations, a Tanzanian Travel Organization and Agriculture Organization in Madagascar.
Steven holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering & Business Technology Management from the University of Southern California. In addition to his impressive technical prowess and engineering skills, he also enjoys bringing people together to share his vision. He is able to view creative and technical production from a holistic view, and appoint pertinent measures to move things forward. Steven is a truly compelling ans inspiring speaker who addresses his audience in an empathetic and compassionate way.