On October 17, AmCham Taipei’s Innovation Council had the pleasure of hosting Airbnb’s Asia-Pacific public policy lead Mike Orgill, to share his insights with guests and members about the rise of the global “Sharing Economy”.
The “Sharing economy” is an umbrella term with a range of meanings, often used to describe economic and social activity involving online transactions. Some notable platforms include Airbnb, Uber, and Zipcar.
During Mr. Orgill’s presentation, he covered a the following topics:
- Opportunities and future development of Sharing Economy
- New trends in travel
- Best-practice sharing on partnerships, such as how Airbnb became the partner of the recent Olympics in Rio
- Experience sharing on working with governments to develop new regulatory frameworks for sharing economy
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