Robin Chase

Founder and Former CEO, Zipcar; Executive Chairman, Veniam; Author, Peers Inc: How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism

Robin Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world; Buzzcar, a peer-to-peer car-sharing company in France; and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. She is executive chairman of Veniam, a vehicle communications company, and author of Peers Inc.: How People and Platforms are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism. Chase lectures widely, has been frequently cited in the media, and has served on several government boards in the areas of transportation, technology, and innovation. Awards and recognition include being named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, Fast Company’s Fast 50 Innovators, and BusinessWeek’s Top 10 Designers.


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Today, there are 104 women serving in the United States Congress, 29 female heads of government or state around the... See more
Businesses — and their leaders — almost universally recognize the importance of learning from failure. But what are the... See more
“Sharing Economy”, “Collaborative Economy”: these are terms that weren’t considered in mainstream discussions of “the... See more