Superpedestrian Company Overview
Superpedestrian is a venture-backed company operating out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded late 2012 by Assaf Biderman, Associate Director at MIT's Senseable City Lab, Superpedestrian develops products aimed at transforming mobility in urban areas and seeks new ways to connect people with their environment.
With an exclusive license to MIT's Copenhagen Wheel, we are bringing together design, robotics, and mobile technologies to provide new forms of human-powered mobility for cities. Ultimately, our vision is to offer an improved quality of living for everyone.
People at Superpedestrian are both thinkers and doers with a wide variety of backgrounds. They are analytical and artistic, conservative and uncoventional, methodical and whimsical. If you are creative and committed, and you like making things, you might belong on our team. You will be expected to challenge and be challenged, create and innovate. You must have a genuine passion for producing the best product experience, regardless of its kind.
Jobs at Superpedestrian
CEO & Founder
With a background in physics and design, he is a co-inventor of the Copenhagen Wheel and Associate Director of the MIT SENSEable City Lab.
A 25 year industry expert, he brings experience in product management, channel and business development, marketing and global operations. Previously led small and large businesses such as CA Technologies (Computer Associates), Cheynne, Sapiens and FalconStor. Results driven, he helps the Superpedestrian team successfully strategize and execute.
Carl is passionate about creating works of enduring value and building high-performance teams. He has led engineering for iRobot, Sonos, Avid, Markforged and co-founded Truevision. He is an avid photographer, adventure traveler, and a not half bad soccer player.
Life at Superpedestrian is about creating the magic that people feel while riding the Copenhagen Wheel. Whether you're a robotics engineer designing a real-time response system, a designer creating a beautiful object, or responsible for organizing ride events around the world, we work together.
You don’t have to be the world’s most obsessed cyclist but you do have to possess a strong love for cities and a desire to make them better. Our products make people go wow, and our commitment is to offer fun and compelling alternatives to driving a private car.
Why Is Working With Us Super?
CYCLE TO WORK
We use the Copenhagen Wheel to ride to work and run errands every day. And because the Copenhagen Wheel fits most bicycles, you can choose the one to match your style. Road, 29er, Dutch, you name it.
Your job is about exploring the city, but some days you will be stuck at your desk. When you are, that desk is in a beautifully renovated warehouse with a courtyard in the heart of Cambridge.
AGENTS OF CHANGE
We have got a lot to do and we tackle everything as a team. We thrive on mutual respect and commitment to allow the best ideas to flourish. That’s how we can make great product that change the world.
WORK WITH THE BEST
At Superpedestrian you will feel at home from day one with a team of fun, like-minded, driven people from across the top echelons of industry.
We are trying to change the world, and nobody said it was going to be easy. You will be expected to challenge and be challenged, but you will be invited to make your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future.
We offer a competitive compensation and equity package to rival the best, as well as choice from a wide range of insurance and retirement plans.