Our Team: Michael Van Hemmen

Michael van Hemmen is a Head of Western Canada for Uber, a technology company that is enabling urban mobility. Based in Vancouver, he oversees Uber’s business and external relationships across western Canada. In this role, he helped pass Canada’s first ridesharing regulations in Edmonton, and grow Uber’s business across western Canada including the recent launch in Vancouver. Prior to joining Uber, he led mid-range planning for a division of an international resource company, and served as Director of Policy for federal Transport Ministers. Michael was born and raised in British Columbia, and is the proud father of three.