Russell Hall is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Hailo, the black cab mobile application and taxi driver network. A London taxi driver for over 30 years, Russ was previously a co-founder of Taxilight, a web-based taxi booking service.
He’s a mobile technology entrepreneur and co-founder of Hailo, the black cab mobile application and driver network that makes sure people are never more than two taps away from a licensed taxi, and that cabbies get more passengers when they want them.
Gett is one of the fastest growing startups backed by an all-star cast including Accel, Atomico, KDDI, USV and Wellington Partners. A London cab driver for almost 30 years, he was previously co-founder of Taxilight, a web-based taxi booking service.
Those 30 years experience in driving a taxi, along with the fact my father was a taxi driver, have been instrumental in the foundation of both Hailo and Taxilight. Having a blend of experience, passion and entrepreneurism will continue to be of value in launching cities across the world. Raised in Stepney and educated at Raines Foundation Grammar School in London’s east end has given me the knowledge, education and streetwise ability to make ideas happen
His personal interests include football where he attained FA Level 2 coaching certificate. He is also founder and host of The Cabcast, a popular podcast where London cabbies give an honest, light hearted view of all the major footballing stories.