Mission Statement

To enhance the rideshare experience through technology and entertainment that connects riders and drivers.

All arms of the Octopus must work in sync, with power shifting from arm to arm depending on the challenge. We embrace collaboration as the diverse strengths of many are greater than one.

Meet the Team

Sheldon Anderson

Client Success Associate

Sheldon Anderson

Driver Success Associate

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David Armstrong

Design Associate

David Armstrong

Creative Intern

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Abu Balanandan

Chief Technology Officer

Abu Balanandan

The resident coding beast leads tech. He started off as a mainframe developer before moving to app development and backend architecture. Abu is extremely passionate about cricket and all types of biryani.

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Ryan Bricklemyer

Vice President of Ad Operations & Product

Ryan Bricklemyer

Vice President of Ad Operations & Product

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Michael Calender

Senior Driver Success Manager

Michael Calender

Driver Success Manager

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Abhiraj Deshpande

Senior Software Engineer

Abhiraj Deshpande

Senior Software Engineer

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Lauren DiRuggiero

Senior Director of Communications

Lauren DiRuggiero

Senior Director of Communications

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Solongo Enkhtor

Product Design Manager

Solongo Enkhtor

Product Design Manager

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Domenica Esparza

Senior Marketing Associate

Domenica Esparza

Marketing Associate

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Bennett Fogel

Chief Commercial Officer

Bennett Fogel

Bennett is a hands-on, strategic leader of high-performing sales organizations, where his player-coach approach breeds enthusiasm and engagement.

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Mikea Granberry

Director, Corporate and Business Development

Mikea Granberry

Director, Corporate and Business Development

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Christina Hoang

Graphic Designer

Christina Hoang

Graphic Designer

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Joshua Howe

Driver Activation Director

Joshua Howe

Driver Activation Director

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Nausheen Javed

Creative Intern

Nausheen Javed

Nausheen Javed

Alex Kin

Driver Community Director

Alex Kin

Driver Community Director

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Dave Kupiec

Senior Advisor

Dave Kupiec

Senior Advisor

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Brett Line

Senior Director of Product & Rider Experience

Brett Line

Senior Director of Product & Rider Experience

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Brody Lynch

Account Executive

Brody Lynch

Account Executive

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Nils Martin

Senior Director of Ad Operations & Product

Nils Martin

Senior Director of Ad Operations & Product

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Mike Marchetti

Operations Manager

Mike Marchetti

Operations Manager

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Nicolette Martinez

Driver Growth Director

Nicolette Martinez

Driver Growth Director

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Miriam McKeown

Brand Designer

Miriam McKeown

Brand Designer

Adam Opitz

Account Executive

Adam Opitz

Account Executive

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Jack Randall

Senior Advisor

Jack Randall

Senior Advisor

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Eva Rodriguez

Vice President, People & Culture

Eva Rodriguez

Vice President, People & Culture

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Kyle Roll

Senior Marketing Director

Kyle Roll

Marketing Director

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Kimberly Ruiz

Shipping Operations Intern

Kimberly Ruiz

Shipping Operations Intern

Aparna Satheesh

Quality Assurance/Data Analytics Intern

Aparna Satheesh

Quality Assurance/Data Analytics Intern

Bradford Sayler

Co-founder & COO

Bradford Sayler

Founder. Product Person. Attorney. Accountant. Family Guy. Eater, Drinker and Maker of Delicious Things. Wearing many hats keeps Brad on his toes and gives him a warm happy head.

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Ian Scoville

Driver Success Manager

Ian Scoville

Driver Success Associate

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Gerald Shaw Seegars

Driver Success Associate

Gerald Shaw Seegars

Driver Success Associate

Bhanu Sirukuri

Senior Database Engineer

Bhanu Sirukuri

Senior Database Engineer

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Cathy Tang

Creative Intern

Cathy Tang

Creative Intern

Dillon Tedesco

Chief Revenue Officer

Dillon Tedesco

A sales and biz dev leader with a knack for process improvement and optimization. Dillon leverages his 10 years of experience to oversee revenue growth. He enjoys cooking and time with his wife and dog.

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Matthias Teufel

Director of Finance & Strategy

Matthias Teufel

Director of Finance & Strategy

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Cherian Thomas

Co-founder & CEO

Cherian Thomas

Cherian holds two Masters Degrees and received an honorary Doctorate at the age of 32 . His passion is leading small teams to take on massive challenges, living by the words, “if it was easy everyone would do it.”

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Dan Thomas

Senior Advisor

Dan Thomas

Senior Advisor

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Hamma Toure

Equipment & Shipping Associate

Hamma Toure

Equipment & Shipping Associate

Shirish Verma

Chief Financial Officer

Shirish Verma

A finance geek and excel wiz. Shirish brings 12+ years of investment experience. Loves to binge on Bloomberg and whoop the team in ping pong.

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Krishna Yeolekar

Software Engineer

Krishna Yeolekar

Software Engineer

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