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#31 Loni Mahanta (Part2) VP @Lyft Topic: Career development from law to tech Smart Venture Podcast

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#031 Loni Mahanta is the VP of Policy Development and Research at Lyft. Loni was recruited onto the Policy team by Lyft's Chief Policy Officer and former Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx to drive strategy for the business's core policy issue, from labor policy and safety, to privacy and sustainability. Prior to that, Loni reported directly to co-founder and president John Zimmer after architecting an industry-leading initiative called "Future of Work" which focused on innovations in labor policy, portable benefits and worker protections for gig workers. Loni joined Lyft in its earliest days, leading all labor and employment-related issues facing Lyft on Lyft's Legal team. Prior to Lyft, she worked at several law firms as a commercial litigator. 
https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

#031 Loni Mahanta is the VP of Policy Development and Research at Lyft. Loni was recruited onto the Policy team by Lyft's Chief Policy Officer and former Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx to drive strategy for the business's core policy issue, from labor policy and safety, to privacy and sustainability. Prior to that, Loni reported directly to co-founder and president John Zimmer after architecting an industry-leading initiative called "Future of Work" which focused on innovations in labor policy, portable benefits and worker protections for gig workers. Loni joined Lyft in its earliest days, leading all labor and employment-related issues facing Lyft on Lyft's Legal team. Prior to Lyft, she worked at several law firms as a commercial litigator. 
https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

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