How I Built Resilience: John Zimmer of Lyft

John Zimmer is the co-founder of Lyft.
John Zimmer is the co-founder of Lyft.

This year has brought unexpected challenges to Lyft, starting with a 75 percent drop in rideshares at the beginning of the pandemic.

But co-founder John Zimmer says ride-hailing is returning, and the company is continuing to diversify with car, scooter, and bike rentals.

John also answers questions about whether app-based drivers should be thought of as part-time employees or independent contractors.

These conversations are excerpts from our How I Built Resilience series, where Guy talks online with founders and entrepreneurs about how they’re navigating turbulent times.