Parking Industry Exhibition - The Parking Event for 2018

PIE 2018 Featured Speakers Announced!

 

The Parking Industry Exhibition reaches out to dozens of experts in all areas of the Parking World. These are consultants, vendors, senior parking managers in cities and universities as well as parking operators and parking facility developers. We asked them to participate, we did not simply put out a “call for papers.” It’s much more difficult to develop a program this way, but it means that you will receive the best information from the finest sources available.

 

Paul Barter

Adjunct Associate Professor in the LKY School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

On-Street Parking Management

 

Paul Barter is a transport policy researcher, advisor, writer and trainer. He has expertise in various urban transport topics but, in the last decade, has increasingly focused on municipal parking policy. He was principal research and author of the Asian Development Bank’s 2011 report, 'Parking Policy in Asian Cities'. He has provided parking policy insight to metropolitan governments in India, Indonesia and China as a consultant to several international organizations including the World Bank and GIZ. He has also provided training on parking management and reform in various cities across Asia. Paul is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the LKY School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Find more of his writing on parking at the Reinventing Parking blog.

Cities have parking issues related to dynamic pricing, fee collection, enforcement, parking guidance and parking permit districts. All these are combined when the term “Smart City” is mentioned. PIE 2017 will bring them all together and provide insight into solutions for a municipal parking program.

 

Stephanie Brager

Senior Vice President, Asset Management, GGP

Providing real time parking information for your shopping center customers – there’s an APP for that.

 

Stephanie Brager, Senior Vice President of Asset Management for GGP, is responsible for the East half of the portfolio totaling more than 60 retail properties and office buildings. She also leads GGP’s parking initiative to create standards and programming to improve the parking experience. GGP is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. Stephanie has worked for GGP for nearly 20 years at both the retail property and corporate levels.

 

Roxanna Bryant

MPH, LEED AP, CHFM - Executive Director of Corporate Facility Services | Real Estate Facilities Construction & Operations (REFCO) Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Do you want to convert your Hospital to pay for parking?

 

Roxanna Bryant holds a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology, both from UCLA.  Roxanna has earned the LEED Accredited Professional certification from the Green Buildings Certification Institute, the Certification in Homeland Security from the Forensic Examiner’s institute, and the Certified Healthcare Facility Manager from the American Hospital Association.  Roxanna serves as the Executive Director of Corporate Facility Services at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, where she oversees Parking & Valet, Engineering & Utilities, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Management, and Communications.  In her spare time, she is a mom of two and likes to scuba dive and travel. 

 

Barbara Chance, PHD

CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc.

It’s Not Your Father’s Campus Anymore -- or Your Mother’s, Either!

 

Barbara J. Chance is the President and CEO of CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc. (CMA) of Philadelphia.   CMA provides parking and transportation consulting to municipalities, colleges and universities, medical centers, special event venues and other public and private owners of parking and transportation functions.  The firm has worked in over 30 states in the U.S. as well as in Canada, Lebanon, and Kuwait.  (It just goes to show that parking can take you a lot of places!)

 

Dr. Chance holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Kansas State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  She was a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, teaching courses in advanced transportation studies, urbanization, city planning, and public policy.  She also served on the faculty of the Council for Advanced Transportation Studies and was an appointed Planning Commissioner for the City of Austin.

 

In Philadelphia, she was employed as the first Director of On-Street Parking and was responsible for combining the functions from 13 City departments into the On-Street Bureau.  Her responsibilities were to develop, implement, and manage a new program to consolidate all on-street parking functions and manage a staff of 250.  She organized nine operating branches, including parking ticket processing, parking enforcement, parking meter operations, regulations and signs, residential permit parking, and a city-wide communications system.

 

Later she founded CMA to provide consulting services.  She was selected as the International Parking Institute’s Parking Professional of the Year in 2011, and she is a Founding Leadership Board member of Women in Parking.  She has served on the IPI Board of Directors and currently is a member of the Advisory Council and several committees. She has taught the Parking Management session of the Certified Administrator of Public Parking Program (CAPP) since its inception.

 

Pete Costa

Principal, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc.

The Future of Parking

Peter Costa, Senior Associate, AICP, PTP has 10 years of project management and technical experience in transportation and environmental planning. He has served as lead planner on a wide range of land-use development and transportation systems/infrastructure projects in California, Illinois, Colorado, Hawaii, and Nevada. Peter educates stakeholders about the planning and environmental process by maintaining a high-level of transparency. Working with both public organizations and private businesses, he helps these entities identify opportunities and constraints of project and program development and puts the interests of those affected by such development at the forefront of the conversation.

Dennis Cunning

DLC Consulting

Auditing – Ensuring your Operation is Running According to the Rules

Dennis L. Cunning of DLC Consulting brings over thirty-seven years of diversified experience in all facets of the off street parking industry with emphasis on operational review, cash controls, Revenue/Access Control systems (PARCS), and operational efficiency.

 

Mr. Cunning is the first Consultant to become a Certified Administrator of Public Parking and was a founding member of the first CAPP graduating class.  DLC Consulting works with parking facility owners including institutions, hospitals, individual parking lot/garage owners, or parking authorities with respect to increasing the efficiency of the existing parking operations while providing operational reviews, selecting revenue/access control equipment, providing technical specifications, and assistant with Operator selection and Management Agreement format/language.  DLC also offers assistance for Owners who manage their in-house operations.

 

Dale Denda

Director of Research, Parking Market Research Company

Using Data for Sound Market Analysis vs. Using Data for an Agenda

 

Mr. Denda co-founded PMRC over 25 years ago,  The company is a uniquely positioned market research organization devoted solely to providing real time market intelligence and the study of trends, activity and quantification of the US parking market.

 

Julie Dixon

Principal Consultant, Dixon Resources Unlimited

On Street Technology
Enforcement and Permit Districts

 

With over 25 years of parking and transportation management experience, Julie Dixon has been directly supporting municipalities throughout the United States.  She has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with the solicitation, development, deployment, operation, and maintenance of solutions ranging from municipal parking programs to automated enforcement systems.  She has been responsible for establishing policies, defining objectives and delivering on initiatives for municipalities of all sizes, working at all levels within the administration, enforcement and adjudication processes.  In October 2012, Ms. Dixon founded DIXON Resources Unlimited with a goal of directly supporting municipal parking programs. 

 

Mike Drow

Consultant

IoT, Dynamic Pricing… and Robots?  What is about to Happen @myGarage


Mike Drow is an independant consultant with over 20 years of experience in parking, logistics and transportation.  Over his career, Mike has led the development and rollout of several new technology based business groups and services.  He has direct experience in online marketing and permitting, pricing analytics, mobile payments, central command operating services, mobility services, and providing consulting services on technology.  

He is involved in identifying, testing and implementing new technologies that can be integrated into operations to enhance services and products offered to customers.  Finding the technology is easy but integrating it so that it is a valuable and useful addition to the operation and management of the entire property is the critical step.  Mike believes it is become increasingly important for the various groups and organizations to work together and share information to improve the value of a property, especially as parking, transportation and real estate interests and needs become more intertwined.

Mike has worked for a large parking management company, an oil and chemical logistics company and an equipment leasing company, holding various positions in project management, finance, information technology, strategy, business development, and operations.  

Mike is the Co Chair of the International Parking Institute (IPI) Technology Committee and is certified as a Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP), Project Management Professional (PMP) and in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM).  He received a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA degree from DePaul University, where he focused on entrepreneurship and operations management.

 

Justin Edwards

Manager, National Operations, GGP

Providing real time parking information for your shopping center customers – there’s an APP for that.

Justin works within the Special Projects Team under National Operations at General Growth Properties. Focus being the planning and executing of large scale projects throughout the GGP Portfolio. To include property Redevelopments, Capital Improvements, and Parking Enhancement Projects.

Dr. Mark Goulston

Author of seven books including the #1 best sellers and award winning books: REAL INFLUENCE: Persuade without Pushing and and "Just Listen" Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone, which became the top book on listening in the world.

"Whoa!" "Wow!" "Hmmm..." "Yes!" a.k.a. How to Create "Gotta Buy It!"

 

Dr. Mark Goulston is widely regarded as a "people hacker." Dating back to his early career as a crisis interventional psychiatrist specializing in suicide and then a FBI/police hostage negotiation trainer, he learned to go inside the minds of suicidal patients and hostage takers and disarm them by connecting with them inside their psyches. 

 

He has since transitioned to tuning into the minds of entrepreneurs, CEO's and geniuses to help them see into their future in a way that causes many of them to dramatically change course including our host, John Van Horn. Recently he has done this with Steve Jobs and presented his: "Whoa!" "Wow!" "Hmmm..." "Yes!" keynotes and workshops to help CEO's and entrepreneurs look at their customers and companies through the eyes of Jobs. He is also touring with a one man show entitled: "Steve Jobs Returns" where he plays Jobs coming back from the dead to talk about his mistakes and what he learned to make Apple "Insanely Great" between 1997 to 2007.

 

He is the author of seven books including the #1 best sellers and award winning books: REAL INFLUENCE: Persuade without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In, Talking to Crazy" How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life and "Just Listen" Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone, which became the top book on listening in the world. He also contributes to: Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Business Insider and writes a syndicated business advice column at Business Journals.

 

Khristian Gutierrez

Chief Business Development Officer, Passport

Parking & Transportation

 

Khristian received his M.S. in Finance from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida and his B.S. in Business Administration, also at UF. After graduation, Khristian excelled in Investment Banking at Wells Fargo Securities (WFS). He left WFS in 2011 to start Passport, guiding the company to the closing of its first funding round of $6M in 2013. As Chief Business Development Officer, he crafts and leads Passport’s strategy to achieve market leadership and manages major projects, including the implementation of Toronto Parking Authority’s mobile payment platform, the largest municipal deployment in North America.

 

Dr. Gerald (Bob) Harkins, EDD

Associate Vice President for Campus Safety and Security, University of Texas at Austin of Texas

Social Media and Parking

 

Bob Harkins became the Associate  Vice President for Campus Safety and Security on September 1, 2005.  He coordinates the activities of Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health and Safety, Fire Prevention Services, Parking and Transportation Services, and The University of Texas Police Department.  Bob enriches our community with over 12 years of extensive knowledge in leading the campus safety and security programs of two major universities.

 

Prior to assuming his current position, Bob spent 27 years in the Army, retiring as a colonel.  Over the course of his military career he was awarded two Silver Stars for valor and two Purple Hearts.  Throughout his career he has had a variety of assignments focusing on campus safety and security.  Bob earned his doctorate in education from Pittsburgh University in 1998.  He continuously plans the steps toward making The University of Texas at Austin the safest campus in the nation by leading the Safety and Security Committee and reaching out to students, faculty and staff to create a safety-minded community.

 

Michael Houlihan

Co-Founder, Barefoot Wines and New York Times Bestselling Author, The Barefoot Spirit, The Entrepreneurial Culture

Walking Barefoot through a Parking Lot

 

Michael Houlihan helps entrepreneurs become more profitable. He is a consultant, speaker, writer and sought after media guest. He shares proven and practical strategies and tactics based on his own experiences building a mega brand from the laundry room to the board room. He is the co-founder of Barefoot Wine and The New York Times Best Selling co-author of The Barefoot Spirit, How Hardship, Hustle and Heart Build America’s #1 Wine Brand and The Entrepreneurial Culture 23 Ways to Engage and Empower Your People. 

Michael’s articles and interviews appear in many national publications including Forbes, Investors Daily, Entrepreneur, INC, and The Business Journals (published in 43 cities). He is the recipient of the Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Award from the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Bradley University; and regularly delivers keynotes for such International Conferences as SOCAP (Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business, The World Conference on Entrepreneurship (ICSB), and the C-Suite Network, and The Conference Board. He has clients in the Fortune 500 and the INC 500. His books are used in more than 50 schools of entrepreneurship. 

Find out more about Michael at www.thebarefootspirit.com

 

Alex Israel

General Manager & Vice President of Parking, INRIX

Parking Apps and Connected Cars &

Providing real time parking information for your shopping center customers – there’s an APP for that.

 

Alex Israel leads INRIX’s parking division, where he works to develop end-to-end parking solutions for cities, automakers, and drivers. INRIX, is the leading global provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services. Previously, Alex co-founded ParkMe, a leading global provider of parking data, which was acquired in 2015 by INRIX to add parking intelligence to its solutions. 

 

Harlan Karp

Co-Founder, Parkonect

IoT, Dynamic Pricing… and Robots?  What is about to Happen @myGarage


Harlan Karp is the co-Founder of Parkonect.  Parkonect empowers parking asset owners and operators to open vital new sales channels, maximize utilization and revenue, and streamline operations and management—all with a cloud-native platform that universally performs alongside any existing PARCS system or on a standalone basis.

Harlan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Business School.  He possesses an in depth knowledge of financial consulting, mergers and acquisitions, real-estate asset management and parking systems and implementations.  He’s consulted with leading companies such as UPS, Deutche Bank, AFLAC, and GE Power Systems and works closely with the leading parking operators in the US, including Towne Park, Standard Parking and LAZ Parking.   Harlan has been appointed by the Governor of Illinois to the Board of Directors for the Illinois Housing Development Authority, an entity that annual approves $100s of millions for the creation and preservation of affordable housing for veterans and those with low income, disabilities and other forms of need.  

As a real-estate asset owner, Harlan Karp had a need for technology in his garage that his existing equipment could not provide and out of this, Parkonect was born.   Today, Parkonect’s motto of “Don’t just control revenue, create it” is apparent in their product offering, which focuses on maximizing revenue channels for the garage using technology in a paperless, laborless, customer-centric way.

 

Emily Kwatinetz

Junior Associate, Dixon Resources Unlimited

Enforcement and Permit Districts

 

Emily Kwatinetz is a Junior Associate Consultant with DIXON, providing project support and data analysis. Emily graduated cum laude from UC San Diego with a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning and a minor in Political Science. Emily was awarded best senior research project by university faculty for her critique on various San Diego ordinances and the City’s resource management.  Over the last year, Emily has assisted in developing municipal parking strategies including demand rate models and permit management policies.

  

Mark Lawrence

CEO, Spot Hero

Apps and Their Effect on You

 

As co-founder and CEO of SpotHero, Mark Lawrence is responsible for the overall vision and strategic direction for the company.

 

Mark was named to Crain’s Chicago Business Tech50 ranking of the most influential people in the local technology community. He was also selected for the National Parking Association's inaugural 40 Under 40 class in 2015. Mark has penned articles for parking industry publications Parking Today and Parking Magazine and regularly speaks at technology, entrepreneur and parking conferences across the country.  

 

Before founding SpotHero, Mark was a Financial Analyst at Bank of America. Mark graduated with BS in Finance from Bradley University.

 

Sergio Mastronardi

Co-founder and Chief technology officer at gtechna

The Golden Age of Parking: Welcome to the World of The Internet of Things

Co-founder and Chief technology officer at gtechna, Sergio Mastronardi has been developing mobile applications since 1992 and is recognized as an expert in his field. Sergio has more than 20 years of experience in software development. His work experiences include consulting, software architecture and implementation. At gtechna, he oversees software development and all mobile solutions. Sergio worked in numerous companies including Sûreté du Quebec, Service de Police de Montreal, Public Works Department of Washington DC, Hydro Quebec, General Trust and Montreal trust where he was recognized for his leadership and management skills. Mr. Mastronardi holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Sciences from McGill University. 

Email: sergio.mastronardi@gtechna.com 

 

Lauren Mattern

Senior Associate, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc.

The Future of Parking

 

Lauren Mattern brings over eight years of city and transportation planning experience, with a focus on parking, transportation demand management, and multimodal planning. She has strong expertise with data-driven decision making, agile project management, and public sector communications strategies. Before joining Nelson\Nygaard, Lauren served as Manager of Parking Policy and Technology at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, where she oversaw the innovative SFpark program and related parking policy efforts. She led pricing policy projects using new technology and coordinating with a variety of technical experts and public officials. Lauren connects transportation projects with broader city goals, such as public health, leading both technical projects and conceptual policy development. Her rich municipal experience implementing technically challenging projects allows her to build projects that are both forward-thinking and highly implementable.

 

Robert Milner, MS, CAPP

Director of Parking Operations, University of Maryland - Baltimore

Do you want to convert your Hospital to pay for parking?

 

Robert Milner presently serves as Director of Parking Operations at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.  He has been at the University since 1997 but has been directly involved in the parking industry for over 25 years.  Robert has held senior level executive positions within two of the nation’s leading parking organizations.

 

He is a current committee member of the IPI Safety & Security Committee and a Past Co-Chair of the IPI CAPP Committee. He also served on the IPI Board of Advisors and IPI Strategic Long Range Planning Committee. He is also a current member of the Temecula Parking Group whose regional association members share a common passion for the parking industry and a commitment to elevate its professionalism.

 

Robert is a certified Customer Service trainer for IPI and a First Observer Trainer for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).  He holds various certificates from the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Department of Homeland Security (FEMA).  However, among his favorite certificates are those earned through the Disney Institute Training Program.  These include Disney’s Leadership Excellence and People Management, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence and Disney’s Approach to Quality Service for Healthcare Professionals.

 

He is also an Accredited Parking Organization (APO) Site Reviewer (IPI) and a Healthcare Master Class Instructor (NPA)

 

Mr. Milner gives partial credit for his accomplishments to working well with people, lessons learned throughout life experiences, extended sports experiences, and his “out in the field” approach to parking.  

 

Colleen M. Niese

Principal, The Marlyn Group, LLC

Searching for IT Employees

 

With twenty years experience in the Human Resources industry, Colleen partners with Marlyn Group clients to assess the existing scope of services in the areas of Strategic HR, Leadership Development and Transformative Change.  With that insight, she identifies with internal stakeholders opportunities and subsequent deliverables for improved performance, at the individual, team and company level.  

 

Colleen is the immediate past Chairperson and current Associate Director for the Women in Parking Association and is an active member of NPA, IPI, WELD (Women For Economic Leadership Development), SHRM and ASA. 

 

Mitch Osur

City of Aspen, Colorado

Big Data

 

Mitch Osur is the director of parking services in Aspen, Colorado. His background includes extensive customer service, management responsibility, logistics and budget oversight. Osur was chosen last year for the job as parking director because he is forward thinking about policy, technology and planning - which we have seen lots of proof for. He comes from a background in sports, overseeing 14 retail and rental locations and has worked closely implementing metrics to measure success for customer service and warehouse activity, supervised external communications and owned and managed a $12 million sporting-goods business for more than 30 years in Rochester, New York.

 

Wen Sang

Smarking, Inc.

Big Data

 

Wen Sang, CEO of Smarking Inc., a technology company that provides data analytics as a service to parking businesses. Wen Sang was born and raised in China, loves driving, holds a PhD degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and enthusiastic about leveraging cutting edge technologies to elevate businesses. Dr. Wen Sangnand Smarking have been feature on major media including Boston Globe and TechCrunch

 

Philip True Savino

Chief Technology Officer for The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

The Golden Age of Parking: Welcome to the World of The Internet of Things

 

Philip T. Savino is currently the Chief Technology Officer for The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh. Philip over sees all technology operations which includes 11 remote locations across the City of Pittsburgh. Philip has been involved with municipal technology for over 12 years and has over seen multiple major projects across the City of Pittsburgh parking infrastructure. Philip was featured in StateTech Magazine for the integration of mobilization in parking enforcement and Pay by Plate technology. 

Email: ptsavino@pittsburghparking.com

 

Joseph Sciulli

CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc.

It’s Not Your Father’s Campus Anymore -- or Your Mother’s, Either!

 

Joseph P. Sciulli is Vice President and Senior Operations Consultant for CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc. (CMA), a national parking and transportation consulting firm that is celebrating its 30th anniversary in April 2014.  Joe began his parking career as an on-street consultant in 1985 after a seven-year stint in the Air Force as an auditor and finance officer.  He joined CMA in 2000, where he leads consulting engagements for university, city, medical and private parking clients.  Joe is a regular contributor to Parking Today and frequently presents at industry conferences on a variety of parking management topics, and presently is in his second term on the IPI’s Education Development Committee. 

 

Jan Schulte

Head of International Business Development, Cleverciti Systems GmbH

Providing real time parking information for your shopping center customers – there’s an APP for that.

 

Head of Internationals Business Development for Cleverciti Systems, responsible for North America, Middle East and UK. Official advisor to the board of World Parking Symposium in Toronto. Jan holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Lugano, Switzerland.

 

10 years + international sales and management experience with companies like Amazon, Digital River or Flixmedia, in the UK and Germany.

 

Ken Smith

Parking Manager, City of Omaha, Nebraska

Parking & Transportation

 

Ken Smith is the City of Omaha’s first Parking Manager and as such was tasked with restructuring and establishing a consolidated entity as a enterprise fund for the City. Prior to Omaha, he worked in a similar role with the City of Lincoln and developed a successful program which was nominated for “Parking Program of the Year” by the International Parking Institute.  Ken’s earlier roles included planning administration with the City of Council Bluffs and as a consultant with the architecture and engineering firm of JEO Consulting Group. 

 

Ken is a Certified Administrator of Public Parking and co-chairs the International Parking Institute’s Intelligent Transportation System & Parking Task Force.

 

Ken earned a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Administration from University of Nebraska Omaha and Master’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning from University of Nebraska Lincoln . 

 

When he’s not at work, Ken enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants with his wife and keeping up with his four kids’ activities. 

 

Patrick Smith

Senior Associate, Dixon Resources Unlimited

Parking Technology Review & How to Procure It

 

Patrick Smith is a Senior Associate Consultant for DIXON Resources Unlimited. Patrick holds a M.A., Applied Sociology with a focus in statistics, providing significant insight in both qualitative and quantitative perspectives to DIXON’s projects. Since entering the parking industry Patrick has developed a widespread knowledge of current parking related technologies and has helped develop technical specification for numerous municipal solicitations.  He has supported parking program throughout the country, including leading efforts for Palo Alto, CA and Park City, UT.

 

Andy Taylor

Cubic

Mobility-as-a-Service

 

Andy Taylor is a global transportation expert with diverse experience ranging from air traffic control to multi-modalism over the last 25 years. He kicked his career off in Europe in a harmonization role for the UK Department for Transport between the Air Traffic Control programs of Europe and the USA, before relocating to Washington DC eight years ago to launch several transportation business lines.  Over the last three years at Cubic, Andy has overseen global strategy, focusing on strategic partnerships with some of the world’s leading technology and software companies. In that role, he has spearheaded the Mobility-as-a-Service solution to help cities and transit agencies evaluate the potential benefits of integrated multi-modal transport options. Andy is currently educating user communities and transit agencies on the true benefits and impacts of Mobility-as-a-Service and the importance of sharing pertinent data, improving operational performance and consolidating accounting solutions. Andy is also a member of the Board of Directors for the global MaaS Alliance.

 

Diego Torres-Palma

Smarking, Inc.

Big Data

 

Diego Torres-Palma is in of charge Growth for Smarking Inc., Diego holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is also a Boston University MBA, who specializes in customer acquisition and strategic company growth. He has experience launching multiple companies and managing hyper growth of sales team and processes. Diego recently sold his second startup, a bow tie company, and was also named one of NPA's 40 under 40.

 

Eugene Tsyrklevich

Parkopedia

Parking Apps and Connected Cars

 

Founded in 2009, Parkopedia provides detailed information on over 40 million parking spaces in 75 countries, including car parks, street parking and private driveways. In addition to providing extensive static information about each location, Parkopedia also provides real-time space availability information as well as the ability to reserve a parking space. This allows people to drive straight to an available space instead of circling around looking for parking. Parkopedia can be accessed online, on mobile or inside the car navigation systems of some of the world's most recognized car brands such as BMW, Ford, GM, Land Rover, Jaguar, Toyota, Volvo and many others. Eugene holds both a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.

 

Kevin Uhlenhaker

NuPark

Software Security - EMV and the rest

 

Kevin Uhlenhaker, CEO of NuPark, has over 16 years of experience in the parking industry. He co-founded NuPark to bring the efficiencies of LPR based parking management and a truly customer focused approach to the parking market. During his time in the parking industry Kevin preformed a wide range of roles including Web Developer, Application Developer, Hardware Support Manager, Implementation Manager, Product Solution Manager, Vice President of Business Development, and Vice President of Strategy and Products.  Before NuPark, Kevin spent time with various parking organizations including at Texas Tech University, T2 Systems, and ParkingSoft. He is a member of the IPI Technology Committee and was recognized as part of NPA's 2105 & 2016 40 under 40 awards.

 

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