Meet the team

WeTravel is built with love in San Francisco by a passionate and highly diverse team. Combined, we speak 14 languages and have lived in 23 countries. If you like the travel tech industry, are a proven self-starter and want to be part of a strong and fast growing team, WeTravel might be a great fit for you! Get in touch, tell us what you like about WeTravel and what you want us to achieve together.
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CEO & Co-Founder
Johannes has 5 years of travel industry experience working for various airlines and organizing tours. Before obtaining his MBA from Berkeley-Haas, Johannes worked for MSF and the Red Cross (ICRC), visiting political prisoners and managing a team of 14 in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. He speaks 7 languages fluently.
CTO & Co-Founder
Garib has 11 years of Dev-Ops and IT-management experience. Upon arriving in the US in 2009, Garib founded and sold his first company. Before, he was the CTO of Unibank, one of the largest private banks in Azerbaijan. Prior to joining WeTravel, Garib was a senior engineer at Fuze Inc and founder of the TFI Fellowship.
Biz Dev & Co-Founder
Zaky holds an MBA from Berkeley-Haas and has done user acquisition for 2 venture-backed hospitality market-places: EatWith (SF) and GetNinjas (Sao Paulo). Before, he was a consultant at McKinsey and a special aide to the President of Indonesia. He co-founded Indorelawan, the first marketplace in Indonesia connecting volunteers and NGOs.
Javidan has over 8 years of IT-development experience in various roles. Javidan used to work as a developer for both Azerfon and Acercell, the country’s two largest telecom operators. Javidan also worked for MEQA Cooperation and Baku Telekom in various IT roles. Besides Rails, Javidan codes in Java, PHP, Python, JS, MySQL and Unix.
Pia Flake
Yoga Happiness
Pia has more than 9 years of work experience in the travel industry, in consulting, and in the financial service sector. Before joining WeTravel she worked as a Project Manager at Allianz SE in Munich, Germany. Pia holds an MBA and a B.A. in tourism management, co­founded the YMI network and speaks 5 languages fluently. She is a certified yoga teacher and mediator.
Jen Corley
Yoga Development
Jen started her career in private equity, but left after five years to pursue her passions for language, travel, and yoga. She completed an M.A. in Islamic Studies (Stanford) and a 500­ hour teaching certification (YogaWorks) between 2012­-2015. She has since worked as a yoga teacher and management consultant to Namaste Yoga + Wellness.