Roy Russell

Roy Russell

Roy Russell

Co-founder and CTO of Veniam

Founding CTO of US car sharing platform Zipcar, Roy Russell received his bachelor's in Computer Engineering at MIT. Before Zipcar, he was in charge of speech recognition software development at Kurzweil AI and Lernout & Hauspie. He has served as co-founder and CTO of Veniam since 2013. Russell is married to Robin Chase, co-founder and executive chairman of Veniam and co-founder of Zipcar. Starting in 2010, Russell served as CTO of French car sharing startup Buzzcar (since merged with Drivy). Starting in 2007, he was CTO at US consultancy Meadow Networks and rideshare startup GoLoco. He is based in Boston.

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