JOHN ZIMMER

LYFT, CO-FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

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John Zimmer is the co-founder and president of Lyft Inc., which he founded with Logan Green in 2012. Lyft operates in more than 60 cities in the U.S. with more than 10 million shared rides taken to dateIn 2006, Zimmer graduated first in his class at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and was a member of the Quill and Dagger society. After graduation, Zimmer worked as an analyst in real estate finance at Lehman Brothers in New York City. While at Lehman Brothers, Zimmer spent most of his time creating real estate models in Microsoft Excel. Zimmer left Lehman Brothers three months before it declared bankruptcy. In 2007, alongside Logan Green, Zimmer founded Zimride, a ridesharing platform that coordinated carpools, especially across college campuses.

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