Transportation entrepreneur Robin Chase is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar; Buzzcar, a peer to peer carsharing service in France (now merged with Drivy); and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. She is also co-founder and Executive Chairman of Veniam, a vehicle communications company building the networking fabric for the Internet of Moving Things.
Chase graduated from Wellesley College and MIT’s Sloan School of Management, was a Harvard University Loeb Fellow, and received an honorary Doctorate of Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She has served on many state and federal boards, including the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the National Advisory Council for Innovation & Entrepreneurship for the US Department of Commerce. She lectures widely, has been frequently featured in major media, and has received many awards for innovation, design, and environment, including Time 100 Most Influential People, Fast Company Fast 50 Innovators, and BusinessWeek Top 10 Designers.