Working for global leaders in the automotive and internet industry, Matthias decided to leave the lucrative corporate world and joined the startup life as founder/ CTO of carpooling. He combines analytical skills with operational expertise and the human touch. Having experienced the ups and downs, he has a great deal of empathy and respect for the challenges faced by young companies. Matthias is a maker by heart and dedicates his spare time to build new gadgets. Carpooling.com was acquired by BlaBlaCar in 2015. BlaBlaCar now dominates the European market of car sharing.