Vugo is rideshare advertising and entertainment. We have won multiple awards since founding the company in 2015. Vugo has led the effort to improve the passenger experience through media and entertainment, while working on new ways to increase take home earnings for rideshare drivers & mobility operators. We also like to defend the 1st Amendment as a hobby. People should be able to watch what they want in the backseat of for-hire vehicles like dispatched by services like Uber and Lyft.
James came up with the concept of VUGO while moonlighting as an Uber driver in March of 2014. James is both founder and chairman of VUGO. He is an acomplished B2B marketing technologist and demand generation marketer. James is also currently the Head of Marketing at LISNR. Originally from Western Colorado James enjoys nature & spending time with family. James currently calls the San Francisco Bay Area home.
University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business - Class of 2011
Eugene "The Machine" Kurdzesau is VUGO's CTO. He enjoys kite surfing, continuous personal improvement and tinkering at the intersection between hardware and software. From building cafe racers, electric cars and most recently smart music tech via Stomp.ai.
Metropolitan State University - Computer Science Software Engineering
Belarusian National Technical University- Mechanical Engineering