Via is re-engineering public transit, from a regulated system of rigid routes and schedules to a fully dynamic, on-demand network. Via’s mobile app connects multiple passengers who are headed the same way, allowing riders to seamlessly share a dynamically-routed vehicle. First launched in New York City in September 2013, the Via platform operates in New York City, Chicago, and Washington DC, and in London and Amsterdam through ViaVan, its joint venture with Mercedes-Benz Vans. Via also licenses its revolutionary on-demand transit technology to transportation players globally.
As a Micro Mobility Principal, you will define and execute all aspects of Via’s shared electric scooter and electric bike strategy and expansion. You will manage and scale strategic partnerships, work very closely with our tech team to create new micro mobility products and help expand Via’s solution to existing and new markets.
Responsibilities and Duties
Own, define and grow micro mobility product lines, adjacent to Via’s core where the cutting edge technology can be leveraged to revolutionize transit
Expand micro mobility products to new markets and manage operations to optimize service for profitability
Conduct extensive product, market, competition and obstacle analysis for new areas of transportation where sharing can bring about significant change
Manage and develop client relationships from the close of a new deal through the launch and ongoing execution of service, translating a business agreement into a fully operational transit system
Work closely with Via’s product and tech teams in Tel Aviv to drive the end to end creation of new Mobility products
Detail-oriented and thorough; you’re a proactive self-starter who is able to effectively juggle multiple projects in a highly fluid work environment
Thrive in fast-paced environments, troubleshooting issues in real-time and overseeing multiple tasks simultaneously
A strong executor, you get the job done while keeping the big picture firmly in mind
A savvy and tactful communicator with experience managing complex business relationships; you intuitively find the right tone and feel comfortable working with people from a wide range of backgrounds
Experience defining, specifying and executing the creation of cutting edge technology products & services is a plus
Enjoy travel and are excited by the dynamic and mobile nature of this position
Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a top-tier university (MBA a plus) and a record of exceptional academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0)
Via offers above market compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health insurance, and relocation assistance.