Former IBM Senior Executive Gerard Mooney Joins Streetline Board of Advisors Streetline aims to strengthen and enhance its position as a smart city leader with the counsel of former head of IBM Smart Cities division
FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetline, Inc., a global provider of smart parking solutions, announced today that Gerard Mooney has joined its board of advisors. Streetline is harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing cities today: parking. Using patented sensing technology, the Streetline system detects the presence of a vehicle and relays occupancy and parking policy information to a number of applications including Parker™ by Streetline, the leading motorist guidance app for iPhone and Android, and ParkerData™, Streetline's suite of static and real-time API's for developers, customers, and partners to harness the data for applications, dynamic signage, in-car navigation, etc. With parking being one of the top revenue generators for cities, smart parking, by way of sensing technology, can serve as a strong and economically sound foundation for future smart city initiatives.
Mooney brings to the company significant experience in the transportation and software industries and recently served as the vice president of strategy for IBM's public sector. In addition, he also served as the general manager of Global Smarter Cities for IBM and as the general manager of Global Government and Education for IBM. Before joining IBM, Mooney held various management positions at Hewlett-Packard.
Mooney is actively involved in the intelligent transportation market and previously served as a member of the board of directors of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. Mooney received a B.A. degree from Mount Saint Mary's College, an M.S. degree in Accounting from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Yale University.
"Streetline has experienced tremendous growth over the last several years and has clearly emerged as a leader in smart parking and more broadly, as a key player in instrumenting smart cities," said Mooney. "As the company looks to expand, particularly in Europe and Latin America, I look forward to sharing my insights and experience."
"Gerry brings deep industry knowledge in intelligent transportation, smart city solution and software. We are thrilled he has joined our board of advisors," said Zia Yusuf, president and CEO of Streetline. "We look forward to leveraging Gerry's extensive experience as we further expand our smart parking footprint around the globe and fulfill our mission to make smart cities a reality through the use of sensor-enabled mobile and web applications."
About Streetline, Inc.
Streetline's mission is to make smart cities a reality through the use of sensor-enabled mobile and web applications. Streetline's pioneering technology makes the parking experience for consumers easier, while making cities and university campuses more efficient.
Streetline is a privately-held company headquartered in Foster City, CA with smart parking deployments in Germany, France, the U.K., and across the United States including California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, and Washington, DC. The company was named one of Fast Company's 10 Most Innovative Companies in Transportation, as well as IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year. Streetline was named Best Mobile Innovation for 'Smart Cities' for Parker at the 2013 Mobile World Congress, a Gartner 2013 Cool Company and was recognized with the 2013 Frost & Sullivan North American Competitive Strategy Leadership Award.
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