November 30, 2023 – In a strategic move to bolster its technology and product development initiatives, inDrive, a leading global mobility and urban services platform, proudly announces the appointment of Stephen Kruger as its new Chief Technology and Product Officer.
As the latest addition to the inDrive team, Stephen brings a wealth of experience from his previous role as CTO at Careem (Dubai) and Head of Engineering at Grab (Singapore). With a proven track record of leading organizational transformations and navigating acquisitions with industry giants like Uber, Stephen is well-positioned to drive inDrive’s technology and product development strategies.
In his role, Stephen will spearhead the implementation of inDrive’s technology roadmap, playing a pivotal role in scaling the platform and introducing innovative features to support the company’s expansion into new geographies and business verticals.
Arsen Tomsky, inDrive’s Founder and CEO, expressed his enthusiasm for the new appointment: “Stephen’s remarkable background in technology leadership aligns seamlessly with our vision for inDrive’s future. His proven ability to drive organizational change and innovation will undoubtedly strengthen our position in the industry while enabling us to remain focused on building a people-centric business that challenges injustice and creates economic opportunities.”
Commenting on his new role, Stephen Kruger stated, “I am honored to be part of the inDrive team and contribute to the next phase of innovation and growth. As we expand into new geographies and explore new business verticals, my focus will be on efficiency and scalability. I look forward to leveraging my experience to lead the technology and product teams as we develop cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients and contribute to the company’s mission of fighting injustice.”
With a background that includes roles at IBM, Xerox Research, and Sun Microsystems, Stephen holds 20 patents across patent offices in the USA, Europe, and China. Born and raised in South Africa, he is a graduate of Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and biochemistry and has completed the executive leadership program at Harvard Business School.
In welcoming Stephen Kruger, inDrive reinforces its commitment to innovation, growth, and creating positive economic opportunities while challenging injustice in the global mobility sector.