Travis VanderZanden

President & Chief Executive Officer

Travis VanderZanden is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bird, and the Chief Executive Officer of Bird Holdings. Prior to founding Bird, Mr. VanderZanden held several leadership positions in the ride-sharing and transportation industries, serving as Chief Operating Officer of Lyft and as a Vice President at Uber. Mr. VanderZanden also founded the on-demand car washing company, Cherry, which was acquired by Lyft, and was Chief Revenue Officer and the first hire at Yammer, a business software company acquired by Microsoft. Mr. VanderZanden has long been inspired to work on last-mile transportation solutions in large part because of his lifelong admiration for his mother, who drove a public bus for more than 30 years in his home state of Wisconsin. Mr. VanderZanden has an MBA from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.

Yibo Ling

Chief Financial Officer

Yibo Ling is the Chief Financial Officer of Bird, and the Chief Financial Officer of Bird Holdings. Mr. Ling oversees the company’s accounting, tax, treasury, financial planning and analysis functions. Prior to Bird, Mr. Ling spent four years in the ride-sharing industry as Uber’s Director of Corporate Development, managing corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and Uber’s global expansion to China. Mr. Ling previously worked as a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group, where he helped technology and financial services clients operate more efficiently. Mr. Ling received a PhD in Medical and Electrical Engineering and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

William S. Rushforth

Chief Vehicle Officer

William S. Rushforth is the Chief Vehicle Officer of Bird and has previously served as Vice President of Engineering and Executive Vice President, Vehicles at Bird. As Chief Vehicle Officer, Mr. Rushforth oversees everything pertaining to Bird’s vehicles, including hardware, software, firmware, and field engineering, as well as supply chain and logistics, vendor management, vehicle operations, security, and information technology. From 2005 to 2021, Mr. Rushforth was a partner at 0x7a69 Inc., a software development business, where he led a team of engineers building a variety of products and services for clients ranging from video streaming platforms to credit card processing programs. Prior to Bird, Mr. Rushforth was a technical consultant for cloud operations and a hardware consultant for Fortune 500 and major tech companies.

Rebecca Hahn

Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

Rebecca Hahn is the Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Bird. Ms. Hahn directs all national and global communications, corporate social responsibility, public affairs and marketing efforts. She leads the management of Bird’s external vision and oversees all communication touch points, including media relations, community engagement, and social media marketing. Prior to Bird, Ms. Hahn was previously a partner at The OutCast Agency. She established the company’s Los Angeles-based office and led teams to develop and implement integrated media strategies. Previously, Ms. Hahn was Director of Oracle’s Corporate Communications team, where she managed global communications campaigns. Ms. Hahn received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Davis.

Renaud Fages

SVP, Global Operations

Renaud Fages is the Senior Vice President of Global Operations at Bird. Mr. Fages leads Bird’s on-the- ground operations. He is responsible for managing Bird’s day-to-day business as well as driving growth and strategy of the future business. Mr. Fages joined Bird after a career in consulting in Europe and the United States where he managed global teams focused on strategy and operations across multiple geographies and industries as a Partner and Managing Director at the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Fages has been at the center of the core initiatives driving business transformation both at Bird and other sector-leading firms. Mr. Fages received a Master’s in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Paris.

Lisa Murison

Secretary and General Counsel

Lisa Murison is the General Counsel at Bird. Ms. Murison is responsible for overseeing the company’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, business transactions, labor and employment, litigation, regulatory matters, compliance, and intellectual property.  Prior to joining Bird in September 2021, Ms. Murison served as an executive officer of, Inc. from 2016. As Executive Vice President of Operations, Chief Legal & People Officer for Edmunds, she led the company’s legal and human resources departments, as well as the facilities, procurement, and corporate development functions. From 2014 to 2017, Lisa was a Shareholder of Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth, P.C., having spent the first ten years of her career in the New York and Los Angeles offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Lisa holds a B.A. and LL.B. from the University of Cape Town and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.