Veniam delivers the Internet of Moving Things

With offices in Silicon Valley and New York (US), Porto (Portugal), and Singapore, Veniam is backed both by leading venture capital firms such as True Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Cane Investments, and by the corporate investment arms of Verizon, Cisco, Orange, Yamaha Motors and Liberty Global. The company:

  • turns vehicles into Wi-Fi hotspots and builds vehicular networks that expand wireless coverage and collect terabytes of actionable data;
  • owns cutting-edge technology compliant with wireless standards and developed with top universities;
  • was co-founded by internationally recognized vehicular networking experts and Zipcar’s founding CEO and CTO.


Veniam is recognised internationally by the high-tech and automotive industry for its innovativeness and disruptive solutions, namely:


  • João Barros

    Founder & CEO

    Prof. UPorto, MIT, CMU,
    Stanford IEEE awards

  • Roy Russell

    Founder & CTO

    CTO Zipcar, MIT EE

  • Robin Chase


    Founder & CEO Zipcar,
    Buzzcar, GoLoco

  • S. Sargento


    Prof. University of Aveiro, Networking, R&D

Management Team

  • João Barros

    Founder & CEO

  • M J Souto


  • Shadi Mahassel

    VP of Product

  • André Cardote


  • Rui Costa

    MD USA

  • André Miranda


  • Seong Per Lee

    Business Manager, Singapore

  • Manuel Simas

    VP of Sales, Asia

  • Alexandra Vieira

    Community and Diversity

Board of Directors

  • João Barros

    CEO & Founder

  • Robin Chase


  • Bill Ingram

    Board Director

  • OM Malik

    Board Director
    True Ventures

  • Board Observers and Advisors

    • Helder Antunes


    • ED Ruth

      Verizon Ventures

    • Eric Tveter

      Liberty Global

    • Judith Mchale

      Special Advisor
      Cane Investments


Institutional Partners


    • North America

      331 West Evelyn Avenue
      Mountain View
      CA 94041, USA

      Phone: +1 415 470 33 49

    • North America

      315 W 36th Street, 10th Floor
      New York
      NYC 10018, USA

      Phone: +1 415 470 33 49

    • Europe

      Rua dos Heróis e Mártires de Angola, nº 59 – 4th Floor
      4000-285 Porto, Portugal

      Phone: +351 220 731 344

    • Asia

      60 Paya Lebar Road
      #10-44, Paya Lebar Square
      Singapore 409051

      Phone: +65 6384 2137