Co-founder and president of Lyft John Zimmer was born on March 14, 1984, which makes him 33 years old. He is the resident of San Francisco. Lyft is a transportation network company founded by John Zimmer and Logan Green in 2012. Lyt function in more than 60 cities in the U.S and more than 10 million shared rides taken to date. John Zimmer did his graduation from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 2006.
Name: John Zimmer
Date of Birth: March 14th, 1984
Age: 33 (in 2017)
Birthplace: San Francisco, USA
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 5 Feet 10 inches
Weight: 77 Kg Approx.
Profession: Co-founder and President of Lyft
Net Worth: $12.5 million
According to the bio of America, John Zimmer was grown up in Greenwich, Connecticut. And as per the biodata, Zimmer did his graduation with a first class degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. During his graduation time, he was also a member of Quill and Dagger society as well as a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. After his graduation, Zimmer started working in analyst designation in real estate Finance at Lehman Brothers in New York City. During his time in Lehman Brothers, he used to spend much of his time working in Microsoft Excel creating estate models. Later Lehman Brothers were declared bankruptcy which was after 3 months Zimmer left that job. Back then in 2007 Zimmer founded Zimride along with Logan Green, which is a ridesharing platform that works as carpools mainly across college and campuses.
Talking about his relationship and dating, he isn’t dating anyway because he is a married man with the children. He had a love marriage and he met his woman while he was studying in Seville Spain. Besides from being a successful businessman he had to maintain to be a successful father and husband. The driving force for him to wake up late during work is his daughter Penelope. He got his home screen cover of his daughter picture. This thing makes a sense that Zimmer is a loving dad as well.
John Zimmer career started right after graduation that he started doing the job of an analyst at Lehman Braham. But his main career which he wanted to do and want to be started when he develops rideshare program. This rideshare program later turned to the development of Zimride. Zimmer met his business partner through social media Facebook where green had shared the details of his new company ‘Zimride’. Zimride was available in Cornell and UCSB campus in 2007. Both the partners promoted their service through guerrilla marketing. Both the partners made the service not only their business but try to make their service to turn more interesting. And the service turns out to be successful and raised $7.5 million in funding and was available in more than 125 universities.
Zimmer also later took the city and Regional Planning class after being much inspired by the transportation work. Here, he learned of changing the simple design into large infrastructure. After the success of Zimride, both the partners launched the Lyft in 2012 as a service of Zimride. Lfyt idea emerged from the hackathon project. After a year the huge success of Lyft as it gave 30,000 rides a week and earned a $60 million both partners decided to sell off Zimride. They sold Zimride to Enterprise on July 10, 2013, where Lyfts Company was officially launched. Lyfts was growing faster than the parts of Zimride. According to January 2016 data, Lyft has closed a 1 billion Series of financing round and raised up to $2.01 billion. They also introduce Lyft line new strategy to grow Lyft. Lyft line is ridesharing product which makes good use of current driver network to transport passengers moving towards the same direction at the same time by offering discounted costs. This strategy made a flashback to the goal of Zimride. According to source the total net-worth of John Zimmer in 2017 is about $12.5 million. And his net-worth is boosting up every year as his company Lyft is growing and exceeding in the market.
Wiki and Facts:
Bio of John Zimmer is available on various wiki sites through the personal facts about him is yet to reveal. According to wiki source, Zimmer and Green were named finalists in Business week’s list in 2009 and was named as Forbes “30 under 30” technology list as well as Inc. Magazines “35 under 35” list in 20014. Some facts that John Zimmer fans might want to know about him has been dug out. John Zimmer prefers to eat English muffin with avocado and peanut butter for breakfast. He often tries to do at least 15 minutes exercise every morning but he says it’s getting harder. He can’t live without Lyft app. His favourite city is Seville Spain. The reason behind this has he met his wife while studying there. John Zimmer is active on social sites like Twitter, Instagram where his fans can reach his Instagram account is @11zimzam11