Tallinn Music Week
5—6 April 2024

Jevgeni KabanovEE

President at Bolt

Jevgeni Kabanov is the President of Bolt, the European super-app with the mission to make urban mobility more affordable, safe and sustainable. Bolt has 75 million customers in 45 countries across Europe and Africa.

Jevgeni was the founder and CEO of ZeroTurnaround, a development tools company with 230 employees and 10s of millions of revenue acquired by Rogue Wave. He is an entrepreneurship champion and was the president of the Estonian Founders Society. In 2015, he received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award in Estonia. Jevgeni has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Tartu and has published papers on topics ranging from category theory notions to typesafe Java DSLs. He has initiated several open-source projects and serves on the board of several startups.

Jevgeni doesn’t have a driver’s license and believes in a future with fewer cars and better cities.