Ridesharing has changed transit for everyone, everywhere. With Cargo’s mobile marketplace, we're changing retail too.

Founding Team




Jeff Cripe | Founder & CEO    

After graduating from Yale, Jeff was an early team member at Birchbox, and a founding Ecommerce team member at Christie's, where he helped build the world’s leading digital art-commerce platform. Jeff has also worked as an Advisor to Loehmann's and ARTCUBE. Outside of work, Jeff is on the Junior Board of Project Art, enjoys golf, and is an amateur paleontologist credited with the discovery of new species and genuses, including T. cripeosaurus

Jasper Wheeler | Founder & Chief Product Officer

Jasper is a highly technical industrial designer with 12 years of experience developing products, from concept to shelf, for companies ranging from Fortune 500 homeware retailers to venture-backed hardware startups. His design philosophy is to use iterative model-making and prototyping processes to create production-ready designs. He lives in Brooklyn with his fiancee and two adorable dogs, where he attends every concert. Ever. 

Eric Aleman | General Manager

Before joining the ride-share industry, Eric studied mathematics at the University of Michigan and consulted for various early-stage startups. He has previously worked on NSF-backed social psychology research and National Nuclear Security Administration projects with some of the leading scientists from NASA, Harvard, MIT, and the DOE. Eric is a ravenous eater and can be found at local restaurants up to 10 times per day. 

Stuart Clark | Head of Software and Operations

After successfully dropping out of college, Stuart pursued an operations and technology career at Birchbox. During his five year tenure, Stuart led design and implementation of various scalable back-end systems and integrations supporting distribution to well over a million monthly subscribers across multiple countries. Recently, Birchbox’s Most Mysterious has been busy spearheading development at Cargo and perfecting the Old Fashioned.


Board of Advisors

Mark Joseph

Mark Joseph is the CEO and Vice Chairman of Transdev North America, the largest multi-modal transportation company in the Americas.

Atif Rafiq

Atif Rafiq is the Chief Digital Officer of Volvo and previously served as the Chief Digital Officer of McDonald's. 

Alisyn Malek

Alisyn Malek is the Head of General Motor's Innovation Pipeline and an investor within GM's Venture Capital team.

Jeremy Phillips

Jeremy Phillips is a Digital Project Manager with Capital One and was a founding team member at Lyft.

Joseph Hessling

Joseph Hessling is the CEO of both 365 Retail Markets and Verii, two companies that are modernizing the vending and snack industry.

André Dettler

André Dettler is the Open Innovation Program Manager at Verizon, where he develops technology partnerships with rapidly growing startups.

John Moura

John Moura is a top rated rideshare driver in Boston, Lyft Mentor, former Senior Marketing Associate at Lyft, and former founder.