Kristin Smith

Kristin Smith is the Head of Global Road Safety Policy at Uber, leading the company’s impaired driving prevention efforts that show Uber’s direct role in reducing incidents and saving lives.

During her tenure at Uber, Kristin has integrated the Safe System approach into global road safety efforts, championed support for Vision Zero initiatives, and prioritized the safety of vulnerable road users. With operations in 70 countries, Kristin’s leadership has an impact on road safety throughout the world.

Experienced in transportation policy across public, private, and advocacy sectors, Kristin brings a multifaceted perspective to her work and understands that tackling the crisis on our roads requires a broad coalition of stakeholders.

Her deep commitment to road safety is deeply rooted in personal tragedy, having lost her father to a drunk driver in 2015. This experience not only fuels her personal dedication but also shapes her professional mission to end impaired driving and help ensure the safety of all road users.