NEW YORK, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Melinda White, CEO of Transit Wireless, has been named a "Notable Woman in Tech" by Crain's New York Business. The inaugural list celebrates the remarkable professional achievements of New York business leaders as well as their commitment to promoting diversity and giving back to their community.
"I am honored to be in the company of such incredible business leaders," said Melinda White, CEO of Transit Wireless. "A leader is only as successful as the people around them, and this award recognizes the hard work of the entire Transit Wireless team."
Transit Wireless' work has improved the lives of New Yorkers and subway riders. Built without any cost to the public, the Transit Wireless network provides digital accessibility to all through its free service. The network also powers public safety initiatives including more than 3,000 help point kiosks in stations. Transit Wireless is a supporter of corporate social responsibility initiatives including Subway Reads, an annual campaign to promote literacy that offers free e-books to subway riders.
"We applaud Melinda's well deserved recognition as a leader in tech," said Louise Butler, Vice President of People at Transit Wireless. "It is a testament to her leadership, as well as her commitment to the communities we serve."
Learn more about the professional achievements of Crain's New York Business' "Notable Women in Tech," here.
About Transit Wireless
Transit Wireless is a leading neutral host wireless infrastructure company that provides cellular and Wi-Fi networks for large infrastructure projects including the New York City subway system. Transit Wireless, a majority owned BAI Communications company, finances, designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless networks that connect millions of customers each day. The Transit Wireless subway network is an award-winning public-private partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and provides service to all four Tier One wireless carriers. The network was honored with the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Award for "Best Wi-Fi Deployment to Connect the Unconnected in an Urban Environment" and the prestigious 2018 IDC "Smart Cities North America Award." Transit Wireless is a proud supporter of the MTA and Literacy Partners annual "Subway Reads" campaign and won a 2018 Honorable Mention in the MTA's Genius Transit Challenge. Find out more about Transit Wireless at transitwireless.com.
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