Cornelius Schmahl

Former Strategy & Operations Manager at Uber

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Cornelius joined Uber in 2013 and ran various launched the service in various different countries across Europe and Africa for five years. He was responsible for launching Uber Germany and led driver acquisition and marketing across both B2B and B2C channels in the region. In 2016, he then launched Uber in South Africa and managed teams rolling out Uber in Uganda, Ghana, and across various other regions in Africa. Cornelius then moved to Moscow as Interim COO of Uber in Russia where he had full ownership of the region’s P&L before leading the $3.7bn merger with Yandex Taxi in 2018.