Vikrum Aiyer is the head of Public Policy and Strategic Communications for the on-demand technology platform, Postmates; and a visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. Previously, he was as a senior official in the Obama Administration serving as both the Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of Commerce and as President Barack Obama’s Senior Advisor for innovation and manufacturing policy in The White House.
As Postmates creates new opportunities for brick & mortar businesses to distribute their products in the era of e-commerce, it is also shaping the way workers engage the labor market to draw supplemental incomes. Aiyer helps lead the legislative, regulatory, and policy discussions at the federal, state, and municipal levels which are shaping the Future of Work and the On-Demand industry.
The Future of The Sharing Economy
The sharing economy, the gig economy or whatever you choose to call it is here to stay.