Engineering graduates bring sustainable carsharing alternative to UBC

CEO Kody Baker meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau CEO Kody Baker meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Veemos are coming to UBC! An enclosed, electric-assisted, human-powered bicycle that aims to replace automobiles on campus, Veemos are an innovative way to travel sustainably. VeloMetro is launching a Veemo pilot fleet on the UBC campus in fall of 2017.

Applied Science is proud to recognize two of VeloMetro’s founders as graduates.

Kody Baker, CEO and co-founder, holds a BASc in mechanical engineering from UBC. Kody is an experienced technology manager and entrepreneur with a strong vision for technology trends. With a broad range of deep experience in engineering, project management, and manufacturing within several cleantech and high-tech companies, he has brought products to market such as electric vehicles, biomass energy systems, and process control systems. Kody is also a certified professional engineer.

Jonathan Faille, CTO and co-founder received a MEng from UBC. His degree centered on mechatronics; the marriage of mechanical and electrical engineering. He also holds a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Engineering at The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden and a Mechanical Engineering degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

To learn more about Veemo, VeloMetro and the team behind this unique innovation, visit their website.

Image source: Velometro