David Winterstein

Chief Executive Officer, Velocia

David Winterstein is an experienced leader in the mobility and tech industry, with a passion for all things mobility. This is his third startup in the mobility space; all centered around improving how people move around cities. Velocia is an open loyalty network for urban mobility and creates an ecosystem where users can be rewarded by mobility service providers and other mobility stakeholders for smart mobility behaviors related to their daily commutes.

Prior to Velocia, David was Director of Growth at Blanc Labs and was part of the team that incubated and launched the venture. His past roles also include General Manager of BlancRide; a social ride-sharing network, and Strategic Advisor to Nekso; an e-street hailing app for Latin American taxi services, recently selected by taxi companies and unions in Mexico as their application of choice. David started his career in finance, working for nine years across HR, strategy, and commercial and corporate banking with the Bank of Montreal. David earned his Executive MBA from Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University.