Thomas
von der Ohe

Co-Founder, CEO

WHAT DRIVES ME

You come across an opportunity to positively impact societies around the globe maybe once in your lifetime. An opportunity to truly make a difference. Our unique approach to autonomous driving gives us this chance: redefining how people move in a better way. Building and shipping a product with this great team is what drives me day and night.

BACKGROUND

Launched Zoox’ first self-driving vehicle on public streets as leading Technical Program Manager in Silicon Valley, launched Amazon’s first Echo as leading Technical Program Manager on Device Software, Founded two (funded) mobility companies. M. Sc. Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University.

Fabrizio
Scelsi

Co-Founder, CTO

WHAT DRIVES ME

Building products together with an amazing team based on cutting-edge technology to serve a greater purpose and solve problems – for the people, for our planet.

BACKGROUND

Manager of an engineering team in Silicon Valley to build autonomous shuttles, built teams and various mobility products: electric race cars, e-motorcycles, light electric vehicles, electric passenger vehicles, including one of the most successful electric delivery vehicles in Germany. RWTH Aachen, Imperial College London.

Bogdan
Djukic

Co-founder, VP Engineering & Teledrive Experience

WHAT DRIVES ME

Vay is aiming to launch the first vehicle without a safety driver on public roads in Europe. This involves exciting engineering challenges, many of which have never been worked on before, ranging from autonomous vehicle technology, cybersecurity, backend, machine learning and safety-critical SW. Coming up with engineering solutions to these topics is something that I’m super excited to work on at Vay.

BACKGROUND

Team Lead at Microsoft, Senior Software Engineer at Skype. M. Sc. in Computer Science from Belgrade University.

Mariona
Bosch

VP Programs and Engineering Operations

WHAT DRIVES ME

Working closely with people from different cultures and professional backgrounds (hardware, software, operations, etc.) gives me the chance to learn new ways of approaching projects, structuring teams, and setting up processes every day. The results of this incredible teamwork are hugely rewarding, and visible in each step of our product.

BACKGROUND

Part of the management circle at AUDI AG, responsible for the implementation of prototypes at early development stages of new products (innovation vehicles, concept and pre-series vehicles, show cars, design models, testing single parts, PoCs, 3D-printing)

Hans-Leo
Ross

Safety Advisor

WHAT DRIVES ME

All my professional life I have been working for the protection and safety of people and the environment. I want to further provide safe and user-friendly automation systems for our future mobility needs.

BACKGROUND

25+ years experience in system safety at Conti., Mando, Bosch. Led the VDA working group in Germany to create ISO 26262 and influenced worldwide safety standardization. Author of several text books on functional safety.

Justin
Spratt

CBO - Business & Corporate Development

WHAT DRIVES ME

What drives me is to work on goals that have a big impact on society. Additionally, I wanted to work with the smartest and most innovative people in the tech world. That’s better at Vay than any other company I’ve spoken to recently.

BACKGROUND

Responsible for global strategic partnerships at Uber, where he focused on deals with automotive OEMs, vehicle fleet operators, vehicle battery technology companies and electrification infrastructure providers. Was CEO and chief growth officer at Quirk. Began his professional life at Morgan Stanley as a fixed income trader after studying economics and finance. Built the first startup incubator in Africa in 2002 and has been mentoring founders of technology startups for over ten years. He is an angel investor in software technology and holds board positions in some of these companies.

Anja
Rechsteiner

Director of Communications

WHAT DRIVES ME

What drives me is to start something from scratch and use all my experience to find the best way to communicate our exciting story. I believe my work can have an impact on how people feel about more sustainable transportation options.

BACKGROUND

Worked for 15 years in leading communication agencies such as fischerAppelt and Ketchum in Germany and the UK for various brands and companies from FMCG to travel to mobility. Holds an MBA in Communication & Leadership from Quadriga University as well as a Master degree in History, Sociology and Media & Art Studies from University of Constance.

Caleb
Varner

US General Manager

WHAT DRIVES ME

We’re close to letting users experience the Vay Magic for the first time in Las Vegas and I know that they are going to find it a compelling mix of great value powered by a super slick in-app experience. It’s awesome to have the opportunity to take this piece of underlying tech (remote driving) and build an experience around it that users will use, love and tell their friends about.

BACKGROUND

Co-founded and served as the Global General Manager of Uber Rent & Valet, a new mobility investment by Uber. Lead the Global Vehicles team at Uber, overseeing critical planning and P&L responsibilities. Built Uber’s vehicles business in Latin America from the ground and managed the customer-facing financial services business across Sub-Saharan Africa. Lead international financial services strategy engagements with the Boston Consulting Group for John Deere, focusing on regions like Brazil, Africa, and India. Owns a Masters of Business Administration of Duke University.

David
Gossow

Senior Principal Software Engineer

WHAT DRIVES ME

After having worked in autonomous robotics research for a long time in the Silicon Valley, I am thrilled to be working at a company that is finally bringing this technology into people’s everyday lives.

BACKGROUND

Tech Lead at Google Tango in Mountain View, Research Engineer at Willow Garage, yoga instructor since 2018.

Johanna
Loomis

Lead Industrial Designer

WHAT DRIVES ME

What drives me at Vay is the enthusiasm and passion for a vision that is embedded in the company culture, and at the same time the strict discipline in its implementation.

BACKGROUND

Industrial Product Design Lead at TEAMS DESIGN GmbH for over six years, started as a Trainee in Shanghai City. Worked as Industrial and Product Designer at LOTHAR BOHM ASSOCIATES LIMITED, Lutz Herrmann Design, Indeed Innovation and Werksdesign.

Vladimir
Bilonenko

Director of Software Engineering

WHAT DRIVES ME

Helping engineers to do their best and most important work. Elegance in software. Bringing ideas from books to real life and from one domain to another. Going from A to B fast.

BACKGROUND

Software Generalist. Maps and Mobility Geek (Lon, Lat not Lat, Lon). High Load at Yandex, Geo Analytics and Last Mile at HERE Maps, Mobility Platform at Daimler. Conway’s Law Enthusiast.

ALINA
PRESTI

Teledriver

WHAT DRIVES ME

A car enthusiast, driven by cars, driving and technology.

BACKGROUND

Nursery school teacher. Driver at Skoda’s start-up Caredriver.

Stefano
Buzzanca

Head of Operations

WHAT DRIVES ME

What drives me at Vay is the magic. That daily feeling that every small step forward, every single improvement, every small success is a step towards the final goal: to create something unique that will change the lives of many.

BACKGROUND

His 20+ years of experience in various mobility companies make him a great leader and KPI driven operator at Vay. Launched and ran various mobility services in 16+ cities, focused on free-floating car-sharing.

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First trip $1



Go your own Vay! Experience all the benefits of Vay for only $1 for your first trip.

Important Info, Explained Simply:

- Limited-time offer: This $1 first-time use promotion is valid only from Jan 1, 2024 to June 30, 2024.

- One-time use per user: This offer is available for new users only and can be used only once per user account.

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Referral Program



Thank you for helping Vay frow!

From time to time, Vay may invite you to participate in one of our referral programs to encourage people to use our service(s). Participating in a referral program (either by referring your friends or family or signing up with a referral link or code) can be a great way to receive credits on trips, discounts, or other incentives or cash (each a "Referral Reward").

Promotional Program Rules (the "Rules") apply to referral programs that are administered solely by Vay. By accepting and sharing your referral link or code or by signing up with a referral link or code, you are agreeing to be bound by these Rules. Any violation of these Rules will not only prevent you from participating in any Vay referral program (now or in the future), but could also result in the forfeiture or retraction of any outstanding credits, money, discounts, or other rewards earned through the program and even the deactivation of your account.

Please note that these Rules are in addition to the Terms of Use as updated from time to time governing your use of Vay’s app, Vay’s Privacy Policy, as well as any schedule attached to either the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy.

What do I get out of this referral program?

For every new user that you know who successfully completes the signup process and takes their first trip using the Vay App using your unique referral code, you will receive a discount on your next trip of $20. If your next trip is less than the total amount of the discount, the unused portion will immediately expire.

What will my referral get?

Every new user who successfully completes the signup process and takes their first trip using the Vay App using your unique referral code will receive a discount on their first trip of $20, given that no other promotions take precedence (e.g. first trip $1). In case that other promotions take precedence, the $20 discount will apply on the first trip after all preceding promotions have been used or have expired. If the trip that the $20 discount applies to is less than the total amount of the discount, the unused portion will immediately expire.

Who is eligible to receive a referral discount?

Any active user of the Vay App who shares their unique referral code with a new user that they know who successfully completes the signup process and takes their first trip using the Vay App.

How will I know that my referral used my code?

You will receive an email from Vay to your account on file, and your discount will be automatically applied to your next trip. If your next trip is less than the total amount of the discount, the unused portion will immediately expire.

What are the terms and conditions?

There is no limit to how many times your unique referral code can be used or shared, but referrals made to individuals who have already created an account and taken a trip with Vay are not eligible for discounts using your unique referral code. Vay reserves the right to limit the number of times your unique referral code is used without notice.

Referral codes must only be used for personal and non-commercial purposes. You agree that you will not duplicate, transfer, or post your referral code to the general public either through digital (social media) or analog means (posting a flyer in your town). You agree that you will not send out your referral code by bulk emails, spamming, robo calls, automated bots, or other methods of mass solicitation.

Referral discounts may be in the form of discounts, bonuses, additional benefits, or other forms of compensation as determined by Vay. Participation in this program does not guarantee any financial or other benefits.

Vay reserves the right to disqualify any referrals or revoke any referral discounts at its sole discretion if there is evidence of fraudulent activity, abuse of the program, or violation of these terms and conditions.

Vay may modify or terminate this program at any time with reasonable notice to its members.

You agree not to make misleading claims about Vay, use offensive/abusive content, create fake websites/webpages/social media profiles/apps, misrepresent your connection to Vay or otherwise make any false or misleading statements to get someone to use your referral code. This program is not intended to be an inducement to participate in any illegal or unethical activity. Vay is not responsible for any damages or losses incurred as a result of participation in this program.

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Nevada, United States of America.

By participating, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them as well as Vay’s general Terms of Use.


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