TEL AVIV (21 December 2017) — The DAV Foundation is pleased to announce that serial tech entrepreneur Jay Adelson has joined its advisory board.
Mr. Adelson was named as one of Time Magazine's “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2008. Over the past two decades, he co-founded and was the chief executive of a series of highly influential Internet, media, and data companies—including Digg, Opsmatic, and Revision3. Adelson co-founded and ran Equinix, the largest data center provider in the world with a market capitalization of over $35 billion, providing data centers for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Netflix, NASDAQ, Chevron, Salesforce, and many others. Additionally he served as the chief executive for SimpleGEO, a location-aware services company for developers of mobile applications. Most recently, Adelson co-founded Center Electric, a technology venture-capital firm specializing in early-stage projects supporting the Internet of Things.
I am excited and honored to be working with the amazing team at the DAV Foundation,” said Adelson. “There is no one better qualified to put this vision together. They have the leadership and talent to pull it off. Their vision is ambitious, exciting, and real.”
Noam Copel, CEO and founder of the DAV Foundation,said: “It is with great pleasure and excitement that I welcome Jay as an advisor to the DAV Foundation. His deep understanding of interconnectivity in the tech space will provide us with tremendous strategic insight as well as help enrich our development as a technology foundation. I look forward to his input and advice in the coming weeks and months as we bring the DAV network to the world.”
The DAV Foundation has assembled a core operations team of professionals to accomplish the project’s long-term goals, with industry experts such as Mr. Adelson providing advice and strategic perspective. Other leading experts will be announced as additions to the DAV team in the coming weeks.
The DAV Foundation’s mission is to promote and support research and development of the DAV network, as well as positioning it as the decentralized autonomous vehicle global standard. The organization is guided by the principles of transparency and openness, and invites the DAV community to help build a new way of transporting goods and people around the globe. The DAV Foundation is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, with representation offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, San Francisco, USA and Vancouver, Canada.
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