Michael Reinicke is Co-Founder and Managing Director of carpooling.com. Reinicke studied managerial economics at the University of WÃ¼rzburg where, as an MBA project, he established mitfahrgelegenheit.de (the original carpooling platform for Germany) with Weber and Siedler in 2001. From 2002-2006, he taught managerial economics at the Administration and Business Academy in Freiburg and Bayreuth. After completing a doctorate in information management and cloud computing in 2006, Reinicke began to work fulltime on mitfahrgelegenheit.de. In 2010, mitfahrgelegenheit.de transformed into an international network and carpooling.com was born.