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Going Places: How Bill George is Driving Change in Ground Transportation

  • Broadcast in Entrepreneur
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Bill George, CEO of Kansas City Transporation Group, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss his entrepreneurial journey and introducing innovation in a fast-changing industry. George has carved out a lane in the on-demand transportation industry—and ridden it to success.

As the CEO of KCTG, George sets the strategic direction of the Midwest’s largest private passenger ground transportation company. KCTG has grown to include several well-known industry brands—SuperShuttle, Yellow Cab, 10-10 Taxi and Carey Black Car Service—and operates in 19 cities.

Tune in to hear George's entrepreneurial journey and how he's creating industry change:

  • How George honed his skills working with his father as a young boy—and how the father-son duo managed to maintain a strong relationship in spite of some "knock-down dragout fights."
  • How George and his father ended up in the cab business after running a successful Chrysler dealership.
  • What George learned about selling businesses after selling two himself—and buying one back.
  • How acting on a simple observation changed the way George approached the cab business—and exploded company growth.
  • How George capitalized on the disruption created by Uber and others in the on-demand transportation industry by introducing a Smartphone app called zTrip.
  • George's practical advice on expanding market share, carving out a niche, working with family, and defining customers.

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