Thu, Feb 01|
Sam Zaid | Founder of Getaround (raised $743M to empower people to rent and drive shared cars)
Sam Zaid, CEO of Getaround, a trailblazer in carsharing tech. With a background in engineering, he founded Apption and 360pi. A recipient of accolades like E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, delve into his journey from awards to innovation in this exclusive episode.
Time & Location
Feb 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
About The Event
Join our host Alejandro Garcia -Amaya and the Techstars alumni tech founder community at this Web Series conversation with our special guest Sam Zaid
Sam Zaid is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Getaround, the world's first carsharing marketplace offering a 100% digital experience with proprietary technology and data that make sharing vehicles superior to owning them. An engineer by training, Zaid has over two decades of experience in working with innovative companies in all areas of technology.
Prior to founding Getaround, Zaid founded Apption, an enterprise software consultancy, and 360pi, a retail price intelligence platform which was acquired by Vista Equity. Zaid is the recipient of a number of accolades including E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2009, Microsoft Code Award 2008, and a Google Scholarship. He is an active member of the technology community and a co-founder of Fresh Founders, a club for young technology entrepreneurs. Zaid holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics from Queen’s University and is an alumnus of the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.