GetTaxi keeps picking up speed in markets all over the world. Meet the global team in the driver’s seat of our company.
Founder & CEO
Shahar Waiser is the Founder and CEO of GetTaxi. He is a 6 times entrepreneur, who founded and built six companies in the U.S., Russia, and Israel. These include the Russian version of "Groupon," Vigoda.ru, which is one of the largest daily deal sites in Russia, operating in 94 cities,and rated 15 in Forbes magazine's top Russian e-commerce companies. Loyalize, another of his companies was a social engagement & loyalty start-up based in San Francisco (acquired by Viggle [VGGL]). Waiser formerly served as CEO of Russian operations at publicly traded Comverse [NASDAQ:CMVT], where he achieved a record of $300 million in sales. Passionate about computer programming since his childhood, Waiser obtained a BSc. degree in Computer Science in Tel Aviv and moved to Silicon Valley.
Roi More is one of GetTaxi’s Founders. Over the years Roi has founded several leading Internet ventures, and was involved in many other web-based projects. Together with Waiser, More also co-founded the Russian version of "Groupon" - Vigoda.ru, which is one of the largest daily deal sites in Russia, operating in 94 cities, and rated 15 in Forbes magazine's top Russian e-commerce companies.
Jing Wang Herman
Jing Wang Herman is the CEO of GetTaxi USA and a licensed NYC taxi driver. Prior to launching GetTaxi’s US operations, Herman was a Vice President in JPMorgan’s Strategic Investments team where she led principal investment deals in technology companies. In her role at JPMorgan, Herman was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Finance. Herman started her career at Bear Stearns in the Investment Banking practice.
Roy Manor is the CEO of GetTaxi UK. Prior to joining the GetTaxi team in London, Manor re-structured Yerushalmy Industries, one of the biggest manufacturers for Israel's Ministry of Defense. Leading a team of 120 employees, Manor made the company profitable again after 5 years of operating at a loss. As an entrepreneur, Manor founded TicketAD, an online travel start-up which forged partnerships with some of the travel industries biggest suppliers. Manor holds a BA from the University of Manchester and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Motti Hasfari is the CEO of GetTaxi in Israel. Hasfari has 13 years of sales management experience and is the former National Sales Manager for Phillip Morris [NYSE:PM] in Israel. While at Phillip Morris, he led the company’s staff of over 100 sales people, generating $600 million in revenue annually. Hasfari has also served as the Sales Director of Red Bull Israel, where he was responsible for all sales and distribution.
Vladimir Marinovich, the MD of GetTaxi Russia, served as CEO of vigoda.ru, one of the largest daily deal companies in Russia and ranked 15 in Forbes' list of Russian e-commerce companies, where he led a staff of over 250 employees operating in 94 cities in Russia. In addition, Marinovich held an executive position in sales and retail in "Russian Standard", one of the leading international spirits producers.
Tal Brenner is the CFO of GetTaxi. Brenner is a former Financial Manager and Controller for Dan transportation, where he managed the finances of several public companies and joint funds for both Dan and the Israeli ministry of transportation. Brenner is a certified Aikido expert who finds throwing other martial artists across the room relaxing after a long day wrestling with financial figures.
David Sayag leads GetTaxi R&D, focusing on the entire value chain, from amazing user and driver experience to enterprise-class, large-scale, server-side real time infrastructure. David has 17 years of mobile, software, networking and product experience, serving at R&D and product management positions in 3Com, Sheer Networks (now Cisco), and as founder at Enure Networks. In his prior positions David provided end-to-end solutions at the enterprise, field and consumer levels, for Tier-1 Mobile, Telco and business customers.
Nimrod May is GetTaxi’s Vice President of Marketing. He brings a wealth of experience in marketing and creative development to the GetTaxi team. Prior to joining GetTaxi, May served as the Vice President of Social Networks and Marketing at IncrediMail [NASDAQ:PERI] and as Head of Marketing for the Disney/Jetix [NYSE:DIS] channel in Israel. May also serves as advisor for a number of Israeli start-up companies, among them Keta Keta, a market leader of online viral clips; and InnerActive, a mobile advertising company.
Ron Srebro is the Vice President of Innovation for GetTaxi. Srebro calls upon over 14 years of programming experience to continuously innovate GetTaxi designs and bring to market the next generation of GetTaxi products. Among his many technological specialties are experiments with context-aware application designs.
Merav is the Vice President of Human Resources for GetTaxi. Previously, she was a Human Resources Business Partner for the international software company Retalix [NASDAQ:RTLX]. She is also the former HR Manager for Broad Digital Software Industries.