CPO & Head of New Verticals at Bolt
Jevgeni Kabanov is the Chief Product Officer and Head of New Verticals at Bolt (formerly Taxify), the European super-app with the mission to make urban mobility more affordable, safe, and sustainable. Bolt has 75 million customers in 45 countries across Europe and Africa.
Jevgeni was the founder and CEO of ZeroTurnaround, a development tools company acquired by Rogue Wave. He is an entrepreneurship champion and was the president of the Estonian Founders Society. In 2015, he received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award in Estonia.
Jevgeni has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Tartu and has published papers on topics ranging from category theory notions to typesafe Java DSLs. He has initiated several open-source projects and serves on the board of a number of startups.