Creating a greener transport network – John Collins

 

John is the Senior Engineering Manager at Flixbus.

FlixBus is a young mobility provider offering a sustainable and comfortable travel through Europe and the United States under a vision of “Smart and Green Mobility for Everyone to Experience the World”​. Launched 2013 in Germany, FlixBus offers an expanding network of 300,000 daily connections to 2,000 destinations in 29 countries. With services like free WiFi, an innovative ticketing-system, flexible online booking, its own smartphone-app and CO2 compensation, the Flix Comfort is state-of-the-art on the market.

 

 

Show Notes

00.58 The next big ‘tech hubs’

05.19 Working on the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One

08.40 Working with smart people makes you smarter

09.59 Developing your own, distinct, management style

11.30 Overcoming the pressure of working in a new company

13.00 The culture at Flixbus

15.45 Building hardware is difficult to do in an agile way

17.00 Flixbus doesn’t own any buses

20.13 Onboarding best practices

23.43 Finding talent in Germany

26.03 What does ‘data-driven’ mean for John

28.12 Data is a cultural revolution