Getaround Founder and Executive Chairman Sam Zaid Returns to Chief Executive Officer Role
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — January 28, 2022 — Getaround, the world’s leading global and digital car sharing marketplace, announced today that Getaround Founder & Executive Chairman Sam Zaid has returned to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), which he held from the company’s founding until the end of 2020. Getaround Board Member Karim Bousta who was CEO during 2021 will remain involved in the company and on the Board as the company continues executing its ambitious growth strategy to connect safe, convenient and affordable cars with people who need them to live and work, and propel the world’s transition to a more sustainable society, economy and environment.
Getaround connects safe, convenient and affordable cars with people who need them to live and work. We aim to create the world’s best car sharing marketplace with proprietary technology and data that make sharing vehicles superior to owning them. Our community includes guests who rely on our cars for on-demand mobility, and hosts who share cars on our platform including those who operate their own car sharing businesses.Getaround was founded in 2009, and today is active in over 850 cities across the U.S. and Europe. For more information, visit Getaround.com, or download our iPhone or Android app.