Dmitry Shevelenko

Dmitry Shevelenko advises leading mobility startups to help them fast-forward to the future.  He was most recently Director of Business Development at Uber where he oversaw Uber's partnerships and acquisitions in bikeshare, car rental, and public transit.  Dmitry also helmed Uber's public-private partnerships with cities and public entities.  Prior to Uber, Dmitry was a Product Management leader at LinkedIn.  Dmitry joined LinkedIn via their acquisition of Pulse News, where he was Head of Monetization.  Dmitry started his career at Facebook, helping the company grow from 80M to 800M users through leadership of key initiatives in social gaming, political advertising, and India expansion.  He is a graduate of Columbia University with a BA in Anthropology. Dmitry lives in San Francisco with his wife and 2 daughters. 

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Jeffrey Cripe

After graduating from Yale, Jeff was an early team member at Birchbox, and a founding Ecommerce team member at Christie's, where he helped build the world’s leading digital art-commerce platform. Jeff has also worked as an Advisor to Loehmann's and ARTCUBE. Outside of work, Jeff is on the Junior Board of Project Art, enjoys golf, and is an amateur paleontologist credited with the discovery of new species and genuses, including T. cripeosaurus

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Jasper Wheeler

Jasper is a highly technical industrial designer with 12 years of experience developing products, from concept to shelf, for companies ranging from Fortune 500 homeware retailers to venture-backed hardware startups. His design philosophy is to use iterative model-making and prototyping processes to create production-ready designs. He lives in Brooklyn with his fiancee and two adorable dogs, where he attends every concert. Ever.

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Eric Aleman

Before joining the ride-share industry, Eric studied mathematics at the University of Michigan and consulted for various early-stage startups. He has previously worked on NSF-backed research and National Nuclear Security Administration projects with some of the leading scientists from NASA, Harvard, MIT, and the DOE. Outside of Cargo, Eric is an olympic weightlifter, powerlifter, and ravenous eater.

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Stuart Clark

After successfully dropping out of college, Stuart pursued an operations and technology career at Birchbox. During his five year tenure, Stuart led design and implementation of various scalable back-end systems and integrations supporting distribution to well over a million monthly subscribers across multiple countries. Recently, Birchbox’s Most Mysterious has been busy spearheading development at Cargo and perfecting the Old Fashioned.

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Sabina Rahaman

Prior to Cargo, Sabina worked in Brand Management at Unilever and Danone across a variety of food and personal care products. She has expertise in product innovation, developing channel growth strategies, and consumer engagement. Sabina received her MBA in Marketing from Emory University and completed her undergraduate studies in Design at the University of Michigan. When not exploring the city, Beans is an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys trail hiking and skiing.

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James Baez-Silva

James is a startup veteran. His first successful exit came at Blackline, a software company where James was an early team member, which was acquired by Silverlake before going public in 2016. Prior to Cargo, James was a Senior Software Engineer and seed investor at Everwise, a NYC SaaS company whose Series B was recently led by Sequoia Capital. Cargo's first money in, James joined Cargo less than a year later as a Senior Software Engineer. Equal parts entrepreneur and investor, his other notable investments include Super League Gaming, ORock Technologies, Mobilogix, and SecureAuth.

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Kevin Yanos

As a recent graduate of the University of Michigan, Kevin brings his experience of working in the mobility space at Ford Motor Company.   While there, he was responsible for bringing ‘whiteboard ideas’ to life, as well as developing the next company-culture changing innovations.  Kevin was born and raised in Michigan with five sisters, including a twin.  His favorite things are sports, camping, and chocolate chip cookies.

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Kenny Liao

A graduate of UT-Austin, Kenny most recently served as the first GM and Expansion Lead at Chariot, where he led expansion efforts before and after the company’s acquisition by Ford, launching operations in Austin, Seattle, and NYC. He was also Uber’s first Territory Lead, leading successful negotiations to start Uber’s service at both San Jose & Monterey’s airports. Kenny previously worked at the Boston Consulting Group, Yahoo!, Shift, and Zynga, and received his MBA from UCLA. Outside of work, @concertkenny can be found at a concert, traveling, or eating something delicious.

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Patrick Hagerty

Pat Hagerty is Chief Executive Officer of Vistar, the nation's leading distributor for vending, specialty retail, theatre concessions, and more. Pat is also the acting chair of the National Automatic Merchandising Association.

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Dena Xavier

Dena is a Florida Gator with a Master’s in Business Management with a focus in Supply Chain Management. She has expertise in inventory management and integrated supply chain strategy. Prior to joining Cargo, she held roles in Logistics, Demand Planning, and most recently, Brand Management at Mondelez International. In her spare time, she can be found training for her next marathon or exploring the local restaurant scene.

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Hari Srinivasan

Hari is a product leader and entrepreneur, with a long history making beloved consumer products.  As the Director of Product Management at LinkedIn, who acquired Hari's previous startup, his work is regularly used by hundreds of millions of people. Hari is credited with dozens of top industry awards and featured in notable publications.

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