RelayRides Founder Shelby Clark Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role, Will Remain On The Board


RelayRides founder and chief community officer Shelby Clark announced today that he is leaving his day-to-day role with the company, but will remain on its board of directors. The move comes as RelayRides has added and promoted a bunch of executives with more operational experience, and as Clark is looking to get back into founder mode and start something new.

Clark started RelayRides four years ago in Boston as a way to make more efficient use of cars that spent most of their time parked and dormant. By creating a marketplace for people to rent their vehicles — kind of an Airbnb for car rentals — RelayRides was able to provide car owners with added income while also providing those without cars cheaper rentals.

Not long after, the company moved west to San Francisco, and RelayRides got funded. But as it looked to expand, the need for some execs with key…

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