A WORLD-CLASS TEAM WITH AWARD-WINNING TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNITION

Veniam is accelerating future mobility and making places more human by delivering intelligent networking software for connected cars and autonomous vehicles. With an IP portfolio of more than 180 patents, Veniam makes the most out of all available networks, moving massive amounts of data between vehicles and the cloud – all with the right quality of service and security profiles. Working closely with the world’s largest Auto OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, we aim to improve the lives of millions of people by securely managing the data flows of a new and emerging mobility ecosystem – the Internet of Moving Things – in which connected vehicles not only move people and goods more efficiently but also expand Internet coverage, deliver new human experiences and gather valuable data for smart city applications.

OUR GLOBAL TEAM

JOÃO BARROS

Founder & CEO

RUI COSTA

CTO

ANDRÉ CARDOTE

Head of Product Management

BRUNO PINTO

Head of Sales Engineering

CARLOS BUSNADIEGO

Head of Automotive Engineering

JOSÉ FÉLIX

Head of Project Management

MARTA BORGES

Head of Finance

MASA NAKAMURA

Head of BD, Asia

OLIVER RIEKENBRAUK

Head of BD, EMEA

RAY GAGE

Head of BD, US

FOUNDERS

JOÃO BARROS

Founder & CEO

Prof. UPorto, MIT, CMU,

Stanford IEEE awards

ROY RUSSEL

Founder

Former CTO Zipcar, MIT EE

ROBIN CHASE

Founder

Founder & Former CEO Zipcar,

Buzzcar, GoLoco

SUSANA SARGENTO

Founder

Prof. University of Aveiro,

EU Woman Innovator, 2016

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JOÃO BARROS

CEO & Chairman

KAY KOPLOVITZ

Founder of USA Network

OM MALIK

Board Director, True Ventures

Bill Ingram

CFO, Avalara

OUR STORY

Veniam is founded by João Barros, Robin Chase (Zipcar’s Former CEO), Roy Russel (Zipcar’s Former CTO) and Susana Sargento (2016 EU Woman Innovator)

$500k seed grant by five angel investors, MIT BGI

Deploys the world’s first commercial vehicular mesh in Porto’s container terminal

$4.9M series A funding by True Ventures (lead), USV and Cane

Builds the largest mesh network of connected vehicles in the world (400+ buses, taxis and garbage trucks)

Opens Silicon Valley Office

Launches data networking platform to move massive amounts of data between vehicles and the cloud

$25M Series B funding by Verizon (lead), Cisco, Orange, Yamaha, Liberty Global, True Ventures, USV and Cane

Deploys vehicle mesh networks in Singapore and New York

Reaches 150 patents and 50+ employees

Becomes a software only company and focuses 100% on the automotive industry

600+ Veniamized vehicles

Starts integration project with Robert Bosch GmbH & Denso

Joins 5GAA

Completes paid POCs with auto OEMs

Kicks off projects with autonomous vehicle companies

Bosch and Veniam selected as CES 2019 Innovation Award Honorees

Veniam selected by Vodafone as one of the 100 startups pioneering 5G

INVESTORS

CORE VALUES

Bring Grit

Will to win

Dare to go beyond

Deliver Excellence

Go beyond the call of duty

Simplify, simplify, simplify

Keep Learning

Stay curious

Grow our talents

Own it

Commit with courage

Accept failure with compassion

Speak out your truth

Act Selflessly

Nurture the Veniam Team

Be vulnerable

Build community