Co-Founder & CEO
A forward thinking technologist with roots in India and a career built in Silicon Valley, Guru is passionate about solving problems plaguing this planet. From his student solution to turn recyclable materials into durable roads, to his inspiration to bring the convenience of scooter shares to residential communities, he’s an advocate for the planet and a greener way of life.
Guru moved to the states at age 22 to pursue his Masters in Electrical Engineering, and believes that technology can transform lives. He’s passionate about the tech powering self-driving cars and AI applications that optimize healthcare systems and intelligently fight disease. You can find the proud husband and father running the streets of Chicago when he’s not spending time with his family or zipping to and from work on an electric scooter.
Co-Founder & COO
A Chicago native and enthusiastic advocate of dynamic transportation, Riley brings his background as a transit planner and micro-mobility researcher to the Ridy team. He’s an alum of DePaul University's Sustainable Urban Development program, and has served as a consultant to city governments in search of balanced solutions for the recent surge in micro-mobility.
After leading studies at the Chaddick Institute and spearheading the bike parking program at the Chicago Department of Transportation, Riley turned his attention to the private sector where he continues his mission to make urban transportation greener and more inclusive. The former college lacrosse captain stays active by hiking and biking, wows his friends with his craft cocktail mixing prowess, and finds his Zen caring for his plant collection.