About Us

Quick History

Ridaroo was founded in the spring of 2010 by Andy Guy and Aksel Gungor. But the story actually began a few months earlier, when Aksel found out that his university had a student ride-board. He immediately brought it up to Andy and Ridaroo was born.

In September of 2010, the first version of Ridaroo launched at Drexel University. In the following months, Ridaroo went through not one, not two but three face lifts.

Fast forward to now, Ridaroo is proud to be serving all college students in Philadelphia while also facilitating ride-sharing within several private organizations.

Our Team

Andy Guy - Co-founder and CEO

Andy is responsible for all technology decisions and overall strategy and direction of the company. He has considerable experience building bullet-proof web applications for the start-up world and for mission-critical enterprises. Andy started his career as a computer scientist building software systems for the defense intelligence community. After earning an MBA, he moved into the start-up world where he has served several roles, from web developer to Project Manager. Andy has a computer science degree from Penn State University and an MBA from Drexel University.

Aksel Gungor - Co-founder and COO

Aksel is in charge of operations and business development at Ridaroo. He founded his first start-up during college and sold the business after graduation. His other professional experience includes work in the Pharmaceutical and Bond Trading industries. During his free time, Aksel is constantly thinking of creative ways to solve everyday problems, which leads to at least one new business idea per day. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Drexel University with a degree in Finance.

Duc Anh Nguyen - Developer

Duc Anh is the other superstar developer at Ridaroo. He has been involved in a variety of endeavors alongside significant corporate work experience. In high school, DAN founded and managed an online forum that had over 1,300 members. Outside of work, he enjoys playing soccer and learning new programming languages. DAN is also working towards the completion of his Computer Science degree at Drexel University.

Thach Nguyen - Developer

Thach is one of two superstar developers here at Ridaroo. His experience includes developing web applications within major enterprises and working on projects in a start-up environment. Aside from programming, he likes reading novels, researching new technologies and listening to Rock n’ Roll. Thach is currently finishing his degree in Computer Science at Drexel University.