Michael Washinushi

Interim CEO

Michael Washinushi is the Interim CEO of Bird Global. Mr. Washinushi previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of FreshBooks, a technology company serving small business owners with cloud accounting solutions between 2015 and 2022. Mr. Washinushi was responsible for the financial, planning & analysis, accounting, government relations and legal functions of FreshBooks. Mr. Washinushi has a BA from York University.

Stewart Lyons


Stewart Lyons is the President of Bird Global. Mr. Lyons served as the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Bird Canada, previously an affiliate of Bird Global, from July 2019 until January 2023. In connection with that position, Mr. Lyons was responsible for launching a micromobility business in Canada. Prior to Bird Canada, between 2017 and 2019, Mr. Lyons served as Senior Vice President of Emerging Business at SiriusXM Radio, focused on growing its Automatic Labs division, a software and hardware developer in the connected vehicle space. Mr. Lyons has an MBA from the University of Toronto and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Hunter Gray

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Gray joined Bird in 2019, most recently serving as Head of Product. Previously, he held various tech leadership positions at StubHub, DirecTech Labs, and Heismen Strategy. He was the co-founder and CEO of mobile messaging platform Klutch, which was acquired by eBay in 2015. Mr. Gray holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

H. Joseph Prodan

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Prodan, age 54, served as the Chief Financial Officer of Flexiti, a technology company providing buy now, pay later solutions from July 2018 until December 2019. Previously, Mr. Prodan served as Chief Financial Officer of TeraGo Networks, from February 2014 until March 2017, and Chief Financial Officer of Mobilicity, from November 2009 until May 2013, where he was responsible for overseeing finance, human resources and legal functions. Mr. Prodan currently serves on the board of directors of NamSys, Inc. (TSX-V: CTZ) since April 2017. Mr. Prodan has a BA, Economics, from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is a certified public accountant (CPA Canada).