Robin Chase is a serial entrepreneur, founding Zipcar (the world's largest carsharing company), GoLoco (online ridesharing) and Buzzcar (p2p carsharing in France). She is chairman of Veniam Works, a California company that turns vehicles into Wi-Fi networks, and on the advisory boards of the World Resources Institute, OECD's International Transport Forum and the US Secretary of Commerce's Committee on Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Most recently she was appointed to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation board of directors.
She has won numerous awards, including Time 100 Most Influential People, Businessweek Top Ten Designers, Fast Company Fast 50, and many environmental and business awards. She is a frequent speaker on the topics of climate change, transportation, cities, entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology.