Karla Jakeman

Innovation Lead – Connected Transport Innovate UK

Karla is the Innovation Lead for Connected Transport, part of the Land & Maritime Transport Team in the Manufacturing, Materials and Mobility Sector at Innovate UK. She is seeking solutions which use innovative technologies to leverage a smarter, greener and more sustainable future mobility system of systems for the efficient movement of people and goods around the world. Karla focusses on working with local authorities, highways and transport geospatial sectors, customer experience and active travel amongst many other areas. Karla is also the Vice-Chair of ITS(UK). Prior to Innovate UK, she worked for 15 years at a large automotive company as a Design Quality Engineer.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday, June 17

Smart journeys clever destinations (LIVE)
Keith Williams (CHAIR) Anna Xicoy Karla Jakeman Steve Gooding Neil Herron

Smart cities, smart charging, smart journey planning – all promise an exciting future enabling us to make intelligent, connected, and environmentally friendly decisions on every aspect of mobility. But what’s actually happening now and what can we expect? And how do we secure funding, whether we are start up with a great idea, or a local authority seeking to integrate the latest technology to improve the lives of its local communities?  We bring together a panel of experts who can guide you through this brave new world.


Thursday , June 17, 11:00 - 12:00
Keith Williams (CHAIR) Sara Fisher

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