Disrupting Mobility – Frédéric MAZZELLA, CEO of BlaBlaCar
Where is the shared economy heading? :
Founder of BlaBlaCar, Executive Chairman
Our distinguished speaker and fellow alumn, Frédéric Mazzella, will share his experience as a successful entrepreneur and his vision on several disruptive trends that are transforming mobility. Our discussions will focus on the topics of:
- Disrupting the Market
- The Shared Economy
Since pioneering the idea for BlaBlaCar in 2004, Frédéric has led the company to become the world’s largest long-distance carpooling community. As a branding and communications enthusiast, Frédéric has built a global brand whilst relentlessly spreading the word about the virtues of carpooling. Frédéric carries BlaBlaCar’s vision of a people-powered travel network enabled by trust and technology, and is passionate about high social impact solutions. Frédéric is a regular speaker at leading international conferences and in the media, where he comments on the fast changing mobility landscape, entrepreneurship, global marketplaces and building trust in online communities.
Prior to founding BlaBlaCar, Frédéric held the role of scientific researcher at NASA (USA) and NTT (Japan). He holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Masters in Physics from Ecole Normale Supérieure (France). Frédéric is also an accomplished classical pianist.