If Silicon Valley is the land of self-congratulatory BS, then Lyft President John Zimmer just made a play for the crown.
As his ride-hail company continues to benefit from the ongoing struggles of its top rival Uber, the extremely rich executive took a moment out of his busy schedule rescuing kittens or whatever to chat it up with Time.
The topic du jour? How his San Francisco-based company is less a Peter Thiel-backed behemoth working with General Motors to automate its drivers out of jobs than a thoughtful and do-gooding corporate citizen.
“We’re woke,” the questionably woke exec told Time. “Our community is woke, and the U.S. population is woke.” Read more…