Tue, 30 March 2021
In this episode, Hall welcomes Eyal Amir, Founder and CEO of Parknav.
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2015, Parknav revolutionizes real-time on-street parking with a highly accurate and scalable solution. Using big data and AI, Parknav brings the most advanced precise parking availability information for mobility, smart city, transportation, and automotive. They provide on-street parking, free, metered, permit, curbside restrictions, traffic control data as well as data acquisition from city sensors. Parknav is available for over 1000+ cities across North America & Europe and has over 5.5 billion recorded parking events!
Eyal is an AI leader with 20 years of artificial intelligence excellence, winning the best-Ph.D. award at Stanford University computer science and the Top-10 Young AI award from IEEE. He has helped successful startups 6Sense, Reflektion, and Fraud Science, and was tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science (now Adjunct Professor) at UIUC.
Among others, he was a gold medalist (Israel) in Olympic Rifle Shooting at age 20 and is a black-belt in karate (Shotokan JKA).
Eyal shares with Hall what led him to start working in this space. He discusses some of the challenges he has faced and advises investors and entrepreneurs.
Music courtesy of Bensound.