Sam is Founder & CEO at Getaround, a community marketplace for sharing underutilized personal vehicles.
He is a 2008 Microsoft Code Award winner, an E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2009, a Google Scholarship recipient and alumni of the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program in artificial intelligence and robotics.
He is an active member of the technology community, and a co-founder of Fresh Founders, a club for young technology entrepreneurs.
Sam holds a degree in Engineering Physics with First-Class Distinction from Queen's University.
|Aug 4, 2016||New York Times (NYT) - Smartphones Bring More Mobility to the Rental Car Business|
|Mar 10, 2016||Business Journals - 40 Under 40 2016: Getaround CEO Sam Zaid reimagines transportation's future (Video)|
|Nov 20, 2014||TechCrunch - Getaround Gets $24M In Strategic Funding To Bring Peer-To-Peer Car Rentals To New Markets|
|Mar 6, 2013||Alley Watch - 22 Young Women Entrepreneurs and Their Companies to Watch|
|Feb 11, 2013||Alley Watch - 30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs|
|Oct 17, 2012||Venture Beat - Anyone who has started, will start, or wants to start a startup MUST watch this video|
|Oct 16, 2012||Tech Zulu - TechZulu • Getaround Wants To Make Chicago Bike Friendly|
|Sep 20, 2012||Venture Beat - With the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Getaround gets to Chicago|