LONDON, October 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
- Founded in 2007, Parkopedia now provides detailed information on 60 million parking spaces in over 8000 cities globally, including real-time parking space availability information in over 2000 cities;
- Parkopedia is the provider of parking services to leading automotive brands, including Audi, BMW, Ford, Garmin, GM, Jaguar, Land Rover, Peugeot, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo and many others;
- Brian Holt joins Parkopedia from Samsung to head the newly created Autonomous Driving division.
Parkopedia, the world's leading parking information provider, announced today the appointment of Brian Holt as Head of Autonomous Driving, a new position within the company.
In this new role, based out of Parkopedia's London, UK, office, Brian will be responsible for leading the team developing parking solutions for autonomous cars including autonomous valet parking.
An electronic engineer with in-depth machine learning and computer vision expertise, Brian recently led Vision and AI Research at Samsung where he was responsible for teams covering on-device AI, vision-based localisation for self-driving cars and augmented/virtual reality projects.
Commenting on the announcement, Parkopedia's CEO Eugene Tsyrklevich said, "We are extremely excited to have Brian on-board. He is a trusted leader who consistently delivers results and is therefore uniquely qualified to drive Parkopedia's autonomous vehicle research. The team is really looking forward to working closely with him to further cement Parkopedia's dominant position in the area of connected car and parking services."
Notes to Editors:
Parkopedia is the world's leading parking service provider used by millions of drivers and organizations such as Apple, Audi, BMW, Coyote, Ford, Garmin, GM, Jaguar, Land Rover, Peugeot, Sygic, TomTom, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo and many others.
Parkopedia provides detailed static information on 60 million parking spaces in over 8000 cities, including real-time parking space availability information in over 2000 cities.
The service allows drivers to find the closest parking to their destination, tells them how much it will cost and whether the space is available. Parkopedia also allows drivers to pay for parking online, through a mobile app and in-car.