Mr. Frederic Mazzella is a Co-Founder and serves as President and Executive Chairman at BlaBlaCar. He serves as Board Member of OLIO and Board Advisor for Mentorshow. Since pioneering the idea in 2004, he continues to lead BlaBlaCar's vision of creating a global people-powered network with a trusted community of drivers and passengers. He focuses on the excellence of the product, establishing trust within the ridesharing community and drives the overall communication of the brand. With a data-driven mindset and a believer in the power of laughing to learn, he is also a strong advocate of sustainable development, entrepreneurship, transforming the global marketplace and building trust in online communities. Prior to founding BlaBlaCar, He held the role of scientific researcher at NASA (USA) and NTT (Japan). He holds an MBA in Business and Entrepreneurship from INSEAD, a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford and a Masters in Physics from Ecole Normale Supérieure. He is also an Angel Investor. He also serves as Board Member at SIDE Capital. He also serves as Co-President of the Board at France Digitale.