Kolaborativní ekonomika, Mobile Apps, Mobilita

Paris, Kiev, Madrid, Moscow, São Paulo, Warsaw

The teams

Nicolas is CEO and co-founder of BlaBlaCar, the world’s leading community-based travel network. He leads the company’s global operations and international growth and has successfully led the company’s various rounds of financing and acquisitions. Prior to BlaBlaCar, Nicolas was a venture capitalist in London and before that started his career in the Silicon Valley.

Charlotte is an iOS engineer. Her role at BlaBlaCar is to improve the iOS application and develop new features specifically for carpool drivers. She was previously working for an agency. What she likes most at BlaBlaCar is the opportunity to improve a product that has a positive impact on society and builds social cohesion.

Kineret is a data engineer with over 10 years of experience in Big Data Analytics and Operations management. She currently manages the data engineering team at BlaBlaCar. Before that, she was Director of BI, Analytics and Data Science (NASDAQ:WKME) and previously Business Analyst, Project Manager (NASDAQ:WIX) and Strategic Consultant. Kineret is skilled in building professional Analytics teams, driving a data-based decisions culture in hyper-growth businesses, while obtaining data integrity.

Olivier started his career at Apple as a software engineer and gradually made the move to engineering management over time.

After spending five years in California managing the teams responsible for the client-side software for iCloud, Olivier moved back to Paris to join BlaBlaCar in September 2017.

He’s passionate about products that change people’s lives, about complex systems and about scaling teams to their full potential.

His mission: take BlaBlaCar to the next level!

Ricardo is a senior software engineer with over 5 years of experience working on Android apps. Over these years he has worked on his own apps, at Citymapper and currently at BlaBlaCar, where he is leading the Android development of BlaBlaLines, a new service focused on short-distance carpooling. His experience includes working with clean architecture best practices, different aspects of the Android SDK, coding in Java and Kotlin, and using well established libraries such as RxJava and Dagger.

Max has always been passionate about open source database ecosystem. He was initially MySQL DBA at Virgin Mobile and joined the BlaBlaCar adventure in 2014 as Database Architect. He is now leading the Data Infrastructure squad in the Foundations team. His obsession is to remove friction around all database management topics: deployment, service discovery, troubleshooting, monitoring…

They two key challenges in the BlaBlaCar's data infrastructure are to build and maintain a fully containerised production environment and to follow a Service Oriented Architecture migration to unwind a historical PHP monolithic.

Note: Max is always ready to experience freshly ground coffee, wherever the hip coffee bar is!

Usman Akeju is a Software Engineer in BlaBlaCar's Engineering Productivity team, where he optimizes delivery pipelines to be fast, reliable, and intuitive. After being in the field for over 15 years, Usman joined the ride in 2015 and has grown a lot in his role since. He is also a founding member of our legendary BlaBlaBand and helps organize our popular "Coding Night" hackathons where you can find him in his pajamas!

Carmen Uyema is Digital Marketing Associate at BlaBlaCar. She started her ride in early 2020, after having worked in several advertising agencies. Her role is to develop digital marketing strategies to achieve our company objectives and fuel the growth of our marketplace. She’s one of the proud organizers of our Spanish lunch where people help each other to improve their language skills! ¡Qué bien!

Juliette is Culture & Engagement Manager at BlaBlaCar. She started her ride in the beginning of 2022 and since then, she has organized more than 30 events and activities. She’s a creative mind known for her ability to make everyone smile and for strengthening BlaBlaCar’s Fun & Serious culture. We all love the parties and other activities she organizes with her team, all year around!

Jiankun Huangu is Product Manager at BlaBlaCar. He plays an essential role in the monetization of our carpooling activities in new countries, and has contributed to successfully launching them in 5 new countries. He’s passionate about traveling and really enjoys organizing team-building events, one of the things that his team really appreciates about him!

Thierno Ba is Associate Manager in our Community Relations team at BlaBlaCar. He joined BlaBlaCar in 2019 as a Community Manager, and two months later he had the opportunity to become Associate Manager. Today, he’s leading a team of 8 people who is responsible for giving member and paralegal support. On top of this he’s helping his team to reach their individual goals while supporting his manager and fellow associate managers in their missions.