Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Director
Mr. Green is a co-founder of Lyft and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since our founding. Prior to co-founding Lyft, Mr. Green created the first car-share program at the University of California, Santa Barbara and served on the Board of the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District. Mr. Green currently serves as a member of the board of directors of eBay Inc., an online marketplace and payments company. Mr. Green holds a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
President, Co-Founder and Vice Chairman
Mr. Zimmer is a co-founder of Lyft and has served as our President since March 2013, our Vice Chairman since January 2019 and as a member of our board of directors since June 2010, and previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from July 2008 until March 2013. Prior to co-founding Lyft, Mr. Zimmer served as an analyst in real estate finance at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., which was a global financial services firm. Mr. Zimmer holds a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.
Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer
Mr. Makavy has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer since February 2019, and previously served as our Executive Vice President, Rideshare Technology from December 2017 to February 2019 and our Vice President of Growth from March 2016 to December 2017. From May 2011 to July 2015, Mr. Makavy served as the Director of Product Management at Facebook, Inc., a social network company. Prior to Facebook, Inc., Mr. Makavy co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Snaptu Ltd., a mobile web company. Mr. Makavy holds a B.A. in Computer Science from The Open University and an M.B.A. from London Business School.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Roberts has served as our Chief Financial Officer since November 2014, and previously served as our Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Corporate Development from October 2014 to November 2014. From May 2011 to October 2014, Mr. Roberts served as Senior Vice President in Business Development and Strategy at Walmart Global eCommerce, a division of Walmart Inc., a retail company. Prior to Walmart, Mr. Roberts served as Senior Managing Director at Evercore Inc., an investment banking advisory firm, led the corporate development organizations at Microsoft Corporation, a software company, and Inktomi Corp., a software company, and served as Vice President at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, an investment banking advisory firm. Mr. Roberts serves as a member of the board of trustees at The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Mr. Roberts holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
General Counsel and Secretary
Ms. Sverchek has served as our General Counsel since November 2012 and as our Secretary since October 2015. From January 2009 to November 2012, Ms. Sverchek served as an Associate and then Partner at Silicon Legal Strategy, P.C., a law firm. From September 2007 to December 2008, Ms. Sverchek served as an Associate at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP, a law firm. Ms. Sverchek holds a B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.