Co-Founder & CEO
Alex Israel is a mobility entrepreneur, investor, and advisor. Alex is the Co-Founder & CEO of Metropolis, an AI and computer vision start-up built to modernize parking and empower the future of mobility.
Previously, Alex was the General Manager of an enterprise division of INRIX, the leading global traffic intelligence provider, delivering smart technology and data analytics to help improve urban mobility. INRIX is at the forefront of connecting cars to smarter cities in more than 60 countries around the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic, and environmental toll of traffic congestion.
In 2009, Alex co-founded ParkMe to facilitate a paradigm shift within navigation. Between 2009 and 2015 ParkMe grew to become the world’s most comprehensive parking database, including more than 29 million spaces in 100,000+ worldwide locations, 4,000 cities, and 64 countries. Mr. Israel managed the product, marketing, business development and engineering departments. ParkMe acquired millions of users as an “Apple Store Ranked: Top 5 U.S. Navigation Application.”
Alex also serves on the Board of Directors of Defy Ventures, the leading U.S. anti-recidivism organization.
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