Jon McNeill has founded and scaled six companies, led teams creating tens of thousands of jobs and delivering multi-billion dollar returns for investors. He has also operated at scaled companies leading hypergrowth in revenues and operations. Jon was President at Tesla from 2015-2018, before becoming the COO at Lyft in 2018. He is the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2013 he was named "Most Admired CEO" in Boston. He began his career at Bain & Company. He serves on the boards of Lululemon, TrueMotion, Tekion and the Brigham & Women’s hospital in Boston. McNeill is a graduate of Northwestern University.
Michelangelo Volpi, who will serve as a director upon the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part, has been a partner at Index Ventures, Inc., a venture capital firm investing in technology-enabled companies with a focus on e-commerce, Fintech, mobility, gaming, infrastructure/AI, and security, since 2009. Prior to joining Index Ventures, Mr. Volpi served as the Chief Executive Officer of Joost, an innovator in the field of premium video services delivered over the Internet. Mr. Volpi performed in various executive roles for 13 years at Cisco Systems, Inc. beginning in 1994. During this tenure, he served as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, where he was responsible for Cisco’s corporate strategy as well as business development, strategic alliances, advanced Internet projects, legal services, and government affairs. Mr. Volpi then became Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Routing and Service Provider Technology Group, where he led Cisco’s business for the Service Provider market, and was also responsible for all of Cisco’s routing products. Mr. Volpi began his career as a product development engineer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company’s Optoelectronics Division from August 1989 to June 1992. Mr. Volpi has served as director of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an automobile company, since April 2017, Elastic N.V., a public software company, since January 2013 and Sonos, Inc., a consumer electronics company, since March 2010. Mr. Volpi previously served as director of Exor N.V., an investment company, from April 2012 to April 2017, and serves as director of various other private companies. Mr. Volpi is a trustee of The Castilleja School in Palo Alto, California and was a trustee of the Stanford Business School Trust until 2017.
Started, built out and ran (until 06/2021) BMW's EUR 500m Corporate Venture fund and turned it into a VC fund with top quartile returns (7 portfolio firms IPO'd as of July'21, more to come). BMW i Ventures' 1st fund invested in autonomous driving, digital car and automotive cloud, e-mobility, artificial intelligence and data, Industry 4.0, shared & on-demand mobility, customer digital life, sustainability and energy services. The second fund started in June 2021 (https://www.greencarcongress.com/2021/07/20210701-bmwi.html).
Ansira Partners, CCC Information Services, Conservice, FinancialForce.com, P2 Energy Solutions, and Zenoti
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, lululemon athletica, and TrueMotion
Aurora, Big Switch Networks, Confluent, Covariant, Elastic, Foodily, Lookout, PATH, Scale AI, Sonos, Soundcloud, and Starburst
Fair, Fair, Scoop Technologies, Xometry, and Zum