TEAM

Committed to the best experience for both the ride and the driver.

Our corporate team consists of industry leaders and visionaries who are focused on providing a better option for riders and drivers, in the ride share industry.


Jahan Hakimi - CEO

Jahan most recently was one of the earliest hires for Fingi Inc., a mobile app platform for the hospitality market. Building custom branded dynamic apps for guests to use during their visit. Prior to Fingi, Jahan was on the Global Equity Capital Markets team with Rodman and Renshaw helping public and private companies raise funds on the secondary market or taking them through an Initial Public Offering. Jahan teamed up with Hashim Turkistani to develop and launch Bid2Ride, He is fluent in three languages including Turkish and Uzbek.

Hashim Turkistani - Co-Founder

Hashim has been an executive in logistics for many years and based on his experience came up with the original idea of Bid2Ride. Hashim was instrumental in helping design the user experience from a drivers perspective. Hashim previously owned his own business selling art and framing in the Washington DC metro area. He is fluent in four languages including Arabic.

Jacob Robfogel - CTO

Jacob has wide ranging entreprenurial experience having co-founded, built and ran Thai-Fi, a 65-person hotel wifi provider, specializing in designing, implementing and supporting hospitality networks based in Thailand, and serving as a Senior VP and COO of Fingi, responsible for the design and implementation of the company's backend platform and mobile app. Jacob is also fluent in Mandarin, Thai and Spanish.

Robin - Senior Software Engineer

Robin has 25 years of experience with hardware design (Z80, 8080, 80x86, PIC12, PIC16, PIC18, PIC32), software programming (C, C++, Pascal, PHP, Java) and systems administration. He is instrumental in building Bid2Rides backend tracking drivers and passenger usage. He is fluent in four languages including Dutch and German.

Sylvain De Muynk - VP Operations

Sylvain has worked at and helped set up several startups in his eight years in Asia across a variety of sectors, including hospitality and food and beverage. His works include an ISP in Bangkok (sold to Docomo), a revolutionary app for hotel market (www.fingi.com) and a restaurant reservation system (www.eatigo.com).

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