Webit Speaker, Co-founder and COO of BlaBlaCar
Nicolas Brusson is co-founder and COO of BlaBlaCar, the European car sharing network that connects drivers with empty seats and people travelling the same way. With over 3 million members across Europe, BlaBlaCar now transports upwards of 600,000 passengers a month for inter-city journeys. Nicolas's mission is to create an entirely new, pan-European transport network, bringing efficiency to road transport, and making it affordable, social and sustainable.
Nicolas started his career working for start-ups in Silicon Valley during the 2000 boom, moved on to executive and investor roles, and finally worked as a VC in London. A regular speaker on the theme of scaling innovative businesses and transport industry disruption, Nicolas holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MSc in Optics from the Ecole Superieure d’Optique and an MSc in Applied Physics from Paris XI University. He tweets @nbrusson.